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Federal Reserve approves small-value offerings under Term Deposit Facility
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • May 10 2010

The Federal Reserve Board announced earlier today that it has approved a basic structure for small-value offerings of term deposits under the Term Deposit Facility (TDF) and has authorized up to five small-value offerings to be conducted in the near future


European Commission approves extension of Finnish financial market stabilization program
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • European Union, Finland
  • May 1 2009

The European Commission has approved under EC Treaty state aid rules an amendment to prolong the plan to stabilize the Finnish financial markets by providing guarantees on the debt issued by certain eligible banks


European Commission approves Czech temporary aid plans
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • Czech Republic, European Union
  • May 7 2009

The European Commission has approved, under EC Treaty state aid rules, two Czech plans to provide relief for companies during the current economic crisis


House Subcommittee on International Monetary Policy and Trade holds hearing on implications of the G-20 leaders summit
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • Global, USA
  • May 13 2009

Today, the International Monetary Policy and Trade of the House Financial Services Committee held a hearing entitled "Implications of the G-20 Leaders Summit for Low Income Countries and the Global Economy," to discuss how the decisions made at the G-20 Leaders Summit will be given effect


Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission continues hearings on shadow banking system
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • May 7 2010

Yesterday, the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission (FCIC) held the second of a two-day hearing entitled "The Shadow Banking System."


Federal Reserve establishes new term deposit facility
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • May 4 2010

On Friday, the Federal Reserve Board announced that it has approved amendments to Regulation D which will establish a new Term Deposit Facility (TDF) which, the Federal Reserve indicates, "will be one of several tools that the Federal Reserve could employ to drain reserves when policymakers judge that it is appropriate to begin moving to a less accommodative stance of monetary policy."


Congressional Oversight Panel releases GMAC report
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • March 11 2010

Earlier today, the Congressional Oversight Panel (COP) released its March oversight report, "The Unique Treatment of GMAC Under TARP," discussing Treasury's bailout of GMAC


Student loan changes included in healthcare legislation
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • March 30 2010

Earlier today in Alexandria, Virginia, President Obama signed legislation that will revamp the federal student loan program in what he called “one of the most significant investments in higher education since the G.I. Bill.”


Shelby takes issue with Geithner statement
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • March 26 2010

Yesterday, Senator Richard Shelby (R-AL), the ranking member of the Senate Banking Committee, sent a letter to Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner stating that Secretary Geithner had mischaracterized Shelby's position on Committee Chairman Christopher Dodd's (D-CT) financial reform bill in Geithner's speech to the American Enterprise Institute on Financial Reform on March 22


FDIC holds roundtable discussion on investing in failed banks
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • March 23 2010

Yesterday, senior FDIC officials held a roundtable discussion with a number of pension funds, investment managers, and other interested groups regarding the FDIC Statement of Policy on the Acquisition of Failed Insured Institutions, which was published last September