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Class action round-up - fall 2014

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 1 2014

A class of industrial purchasers of polyurethane products brought suit against Dow Chemical Company for fixing the prices of those products. After

SEC adopts the first part of final rules relating to Regulation AB II

  • Alston & Bird LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • August 28 2014

On August 27, 2014, at an open meeting, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) unanimously adopted final rules substantially revising the

Risk retention provisions: final implementation rules published

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 24 2014

On October 21, 2014, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Office of the Comptroller of

Class action round-up

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 28 2014

Brown v. Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., No. 12-3494 (8th Cir.) (Dec. 31, 2013). Affirming denial of motion to remand and grant of

House Financial Services Committee hears testimony regarding “too big to fail” institutions

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 23 2009

On July 21, the House Financial Services Committee held a hearing entitled, "Systemic Risk: Are Some Institutions Too Big to Fail and If So, What Should We Do About It?"

Obama Administration publishes proposed regulatory overhaul

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 17 2009

In a speech this afternoon, President Obama unveiled his Administration’s proposal for reforms across the broad universe of financial regulatory agencies

Regulatory reform proposal released by Obama administration

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 18 2009

Yesterday, the Obama administration proposed sweeping reform of the federal regulatory structure for banking, insurance and securities firms (the "Proposal"

SEC adopts new rules related to bank broker-dealer activities

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 21 2007

At an open meeting on September 19, 2007, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC” or “Commission”) voted unanimously to adopt, jointly with the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (the “Board”), new Regulation R

Treasury Market Practices Group releases fails charge trading practice to address excessive settlement fails in U.S. Treasuries

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 16 2009

The Treasury Markets Practices Group (TMPG), comprised of leading sell-side and buy-side participants in the U.S. Treasury market and sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York (FRBNY) and the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA), yesterday published the U.S. Treasury Securities Fails Charge Trading Practice (the “Trading Practice”), as part of TMPG’s measures to remediate widespread settlement fails in the Treasury market

President Obama addresses Wall Street on financial rescue and reform

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 14 2009

Earlier today, President Obama addressed Wall Street leaders on financial rescue and reform in the wake of the recent financial crisis