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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

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

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

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

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

House Financial Services Committee holds hearing on the future of financial services regulation

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 22 2008

Yesterday, the House Committee on Financial Services held a hearing "to address the need for broad regulatory restructuring and reform for the financial markets, including financial institution oversight and regulation, systemic risk, and housing finance."

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?"

Northern Trust raises capital to fund repayment of TARP funding

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 29 2009

Yesterday, Northern Trust Corporation announced the pricing of an underwritten public offering of $750 million of common stock and a simultaneous public offering of $500 million of notes

Treasury and other financial regulators issue financial sector self-assessment reviews to IMF

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 31 2009

Today, the U.S. Treasury and various other U.S. financial system supervisors and regulators, including the Federal Reserve, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Office of Thrift Supervision, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Securities and Exchange Commission, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, and National Association of Insurance Commissioners, submitted financial sector self-assessment reviews for banking, securities, insurance, and payment systems to the International Monetary Fund (IMF