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Obama administration announces panelists for housing conference
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • August 13 2010

On August 12, the Obama administration announced a list of panelists and conference agenda for the August 17 "Conference on the Future of Housing Finance"


Senate passes FJA bill
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • August 6 2010

On August 4, the Senate passed H.R. 5981, a bill giving the FHA more flexibility to adjust its premiums for single-family housing mortgage insurance by allowing it to raise its annual premium from the current maximum of 0.55 to a maximum of 1.55


FDIC organizational changes to implement regulatory reform
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • August 13 2010

On August 10, the FDIC approved the creation of a new Office of Complex Financial Institutions (OCFI) and Division of Depositor and Consumer Protection (DCP) to help carry out its responsibilities under the Dodd-Frank Act


Banking agencies ANPR on alternatives to credit ratings in capital rules
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • August 13 2010

On August 10, the Fed, the FDIC, the OCC and the OTS issued an advance notice of proposed rulemaking regarding alternatives to the use of credit ratings in their risk-based capital rules for banking organizations


New York State adopts mortgage loan servicing regulations
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • August 13 2010

On August 10, the New York State Banking Department issued new regulations, effective October 1, that address the business practices of mortgage loan servicers handling New York-based mortgages and establish additional consumer protections for homeowners


Rating agency updates
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • August 13 2010

On August 13, Fitch published updates to 15 global master criteria reports


Foreclosure support for unemployed homeowners
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • August 13 2010

On August 11, the Obama administration announced that Treasury will make available an additional US$2 billion of assistance under the Hardest Hit Fund for homeowners struggling to make mortgage payments due to unemployment


Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act: credit rating agency provisions
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • July 16 2010

On July 15, 2010, the Senate passed the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, which was passed by the House of Representatives on June 30th


Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act: credit rating agency provisions with comments on application to public finance
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • August 3 2010

On July 21, 2010, President Obama signed into law the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act


Rating agency updates
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • July 30 2010

On July 28, DBRS released its methodology for structured finance servicer evaluations