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Senate Banking Committee hears testimony on Financial Stability Plan

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 10 2009

Today, in his first hearing as Treasury Secretary, Timothy Geithner appeared before the Senate Banking Committee to answer questions concerning the Financial Stability Plan (the “Plan”) announced earlier today

Outlook for the 111th Congress and President Barack Obama

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 6 2008

Even after passage of two important financial reform bills, the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 and the earlier Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008, the nation and the rest of the world still face unprecedented economic turmoil, with tight credit markets, plummeting housing prices and growing job losses

Secretary Geithner outlines Treasury’s financial stability plan

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 10 2009

Earlier today, U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner introduced and outlined the framework of the new Financial Stability Plan (the “Plan”

Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission holds first public hearing

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 14 2010

Yesterday, the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission (FCIC) held its first public hearing to discuss the causes of the financial markets crisis

Senate Subcommittee on Investigations holds hearing on the role of credit rating agencies on the financial crisis

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 24 2010

Yesterday, the U.S. Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations (PSI) held a hearing entitled “Wall Street and the Financial Crisis: The Role of Credit Rating Agencies.”

House Republican Leader Boehner requests live coverage of Financial Regulatory Reform Conference

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 23 2010

Following Senate approval of the Restoring American Financial Stability Act of 2010 this past Thursday, House Republican Leader John Boehner (R-OH) sent a letter to Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) stressing the importance of an "open and fully bipartisan conference committee" to resolve differences between the Senate and House bills

Amendments offered to Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2009

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 8 2009

Yesterday, the House Committee on Rules released a list of amendments offered to H.R. 4173, the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2009

Federal Reserve Governor Tarullo gives speech on reviews evolution of federal financial regulation

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 10 2009

Yesterday, Daniel K. Tarullo, a governor of the Federal Reserve System, gave a speech at the Money Marketeers of New York University summarizing the evolution of financial regulation in the United States and how we came to the current market crises and outlined key elements of a reform agenda

In watershed decision, federal court dismisses shareholder class action against directors and officers of failed bank

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 24 2011

The road to recovery for shareholders of failed banks and other companies that lost value in the wake of the Great Recession just got a lot tougher

Judge Rakoff rejects SEC consent agreement with Bank of America

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

On Monday, District Judge Jed Rakoff issued an order rejecting the proposed settlement agreement between the SEC and Bank of America as announced in August