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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 Financial Services Committee holds hearing on TARP For Main Street Act
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • July 10 2009

Yesterday, the House Financial Services Committee held a hearing to discuss HR 3068, the TARP For Main Street Act of 2009


Senate Banking Committee holds hearing on hedge fund regulation
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • July 16 2009

Yesterday, the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs held a hearing entitled "Regulating Hedge Funds and Other Private Investment Pools" to discuss legislation that would require all hedge fund advisers and the advisers of private equity and venture capital funds to register with the SEC


Fed Vice Chairman Kohn addresses international concerns
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • Global, USA
  • October 23 2009

Earlier today, Donald Kohn, Vice Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, participated in a panel discussion entitled "International Perspective and Experience: What are the lessons we can learn?" at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston 54th Economic Conference


GAO issues new TARP report
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • November 3 2009

Yesterday, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a new report on the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) entitled "Continued Stewardship Needed as Treasury Develops Strategies for Monitoring and Divesting Financial Interests in Chrysler and GM."


European Commission adopts Communication on EU banking crisis management framework
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • European Union
  • October 21 2009

The European Commission (EC) announced yesterday that it has adopted a Communication on an EU framework for crisis management in the banking sector


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."


Results of EU-wide banking stress tests are released
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • European Union
  • October 2 2009

Yesterday, the Committee of European Banking Supervisors ("CEBS") presented the results of a European Union-wide forward-looking "stress tests" of the banking system to the ECOFIN Ministers and Governors


IMF issues biannual Global Financial Stability Report
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • Global
  • October 1 2010

On Wednesday, the IMF released chapters 2 and 3 of their biannual Global Financial Stability Report, which the IMF referred to as the "analytical chapters."


European Commission extends bank support measures in Spain and Portugal
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • Portugal, Spain, European Union
  • July 24 2010

Earlier today, the European Commission announced the extension of its authorization of the Portuguese bank guarantee and bank recapitalization measures, as well as the Spanish recapitalization measures, until December 31, 2010