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European Commission proposes reinforcing European Union economic policy coordination

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • European Union
  • -
  • May 12 2010

Today, the European Commission issued a Communication, largely as a result of the Greek debt crisis, setting forth proposed measures to strengthen Europe's economic governance

European Parliament approves financial supervision reform package

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • European Union
  • -
  • September 23 2010

Yesterday, the European Commission voted to approve the financial supervision reform package, which will shift the manner in which banks, stock markets and insurance companies are supervised and policed in Europe

Federal Reserve Bank of New York acknowledges publication of CDS central counterparty legal analysis by industry participants

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

On July 13, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York (FRBNY) issued a press release to acknowledge the publication by a group of 8 dealers and 8 buy-side market participants of a "cross-jurisdictional analysis of legal and regulatory issues facing credit default swap central counterparties (CDS CCPs) with respect to customer access to central clearing platforms."

Federal Reserve announces Reserve Bank income and transfers to U.S. Treasury for 2009

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 12 2010

Today, the Federal Reserve Board announced preliminary unaudited results confirming that the regional Reserve Banks had paid approximately $46.1 billion of their estimated 2009 net income of $52.1 billion to the U.S. Treasury, after providing for the payment of $1.4 billion in statutory dividends to member banks and using $4.6 billion to equate surplus to paid-in capital

G-8 Finance Ministers propose framework to strengthen global financial and economic cooperation at meeting

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • Global
  • -
  • June 15 2009

Following its two-day meeting in Lecce, Italy, the G8 Finance Ministers released a statement over the weekend acknowledging the coordinated efforts taken by international community to address the global economic crisis and focusing on the actions that must be taken in the months ahead to ensure "the soundness of systemically important institutions" and that "consumer and investor confidence is fully restored and that growth is underpinned by stable financial markets and strong fundamentals."

Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Kohn submits notice of intent to resign

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

Today, Donald Kohn submitted notice of his intent to resign as the Vice Chairman and member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, effective at the expiration of his term as Vice Chairman on June 23

Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission holds field hearing in Miami, Florida

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 21 2010

Today, the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission (FCIC) held the third in a series of four field hearings, entitled "The Impact of the Financial Crisis - Miami, Florida" to examine the role and impact of mortgage fraud in Miami

Federal banking agencies issue report to congressional committees on differences in accounting and capital standards

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 9 2010

Today, the federal banking agencies, including the OCC, Federal Reserve, FDIC and OTS issued their joint annual report to the House Financial Services Committee and the Senate Banking Committee describing the differences between the accounting and capital standards used by the agencies

House Financial Services Subcommittee holds hearing on impact of credit scores and reports on consumers

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 25 2010

Yesterday, the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit held a hearing entitled "Keeping Score on Credit Scores: An Overview of Credit Scores, Credit Reports and their Impact on Consumers"

Bank of the Ozarks assumes all of the deposits of Woodlands Bank

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 19 2010

On Friday, the Office of Thrift Supervision closed Woodlands Bank, headquartered in Bluffton, South Carolina, and appointed the FDIC as receiver for the bank