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CFPB proposes rule to supervise nonbank international money transfer providers

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 4 2014

On January 23, 2014, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB, or "Bureau") proposed a rule to expand the scope of its non-depository

Financial Stability Oversight Council to hold first meeting on October 1

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

Today, Treasury Secretary Geithner, who serves as chairperson to the Financial Stability Oversight Council, announced that the Council will hold its first meeting on October 1, 2010

FOMC releases minutes from the August 10, 2010 meeting

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 1 2010

Yesterday, the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) released minutes from the August 10, 2010 meeting, which indicated division over whether Federal Reserve officials should resume purchases of Treasury bonds and what impact the move could have on the nation's economy

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

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