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Summary of the final rule implementing the Volcker Rule

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 19 2013

On December 10, 2013, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Federal Deposit

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

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

FASB issues Exposure Draft on accounting for financial instruments

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 27 2010

Today, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) issued an Exposure Draft of a proposed Accounting Standards Update (ASU) to improve accounting for financial instruments

House Financial Services Committee holds hearing on regulatory reform

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 27 2009

Yesterday, the House Financial Services Committee held a hearing entitled "Addressing the Need for Comprehensive Regulatory Reform," to discuss in general terms the administration’s plan for regulatory reform

Joint Economic Committee holds hearing on “Unregulated Markets: How Regulatory Reform Will Shine A Light in the Financial Sector”

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 2 2009

Today, the Joint Economic Committee held a hearing entitled "Unregulated Markets: How Regulatory Reform Will Shine A Light in the Financial Sector."

Senator Dodd releases discussion draft of Restoring Financial Stability Act of 2009

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 11 2009

Yesterday, Senator Christopher Dodd (D-CT), Chairman of the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, issued a discussion draft of the Restoring American Financial Stability Act of 2009 and an accompanying summary

The Group of Thirty publishes report outlining a framework for financial stability

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

Yesterday, the Group of Thirty (G30), a private, nonprofit, international body that aims for further understanding of international economic and financial issues, released a report entitled “Financial Reform: A Framework for Financial Stability."

Senator Nelson confirms support for financial reform legislation; Senate Democrats expected to overcome any potential Republican filibuster

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 13 2010

Today, Senator Ben Nelson (D-NE) confirmed that he will "vote for" the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act conference report, recently passed by the House before the July 4th recess, alleviating concerns that Senate Democrats might not have the 60 votes needed to overcome a Republican filibuster of the legislation

Republicans circulate substitute summary of Financial Regulatory Reform Bill; cloture motion on Senate bill fails for third time

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 28 2010

Yesterday, Senate Republicans circulated a brief summary of the Financial Regulatory Improvement and Taxpayer Protection Act, a Republican substitute to the Restoring American Financial Stability Act of 2010 (S.3217) previously passed by the Senate Banking Committee along party lines, and which has failed to reach the Senate floor for debate following three failed cloture motions by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV), including today's 56-42 rejection of the motion