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SEC Inspector General reports on timing of SEC's Goldman suit
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • October 14 2010

On Wednesday, the SEC's Office of Inspector General (OIG) released a report clearing the SEC of accusations that its decision to bring a fraud case against Goldman Sachs, as well as the timing of its decision to do so, were influenced by a political agenda


United Bank assumes all of the deposits of The First National Bank of Barnesville
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • October 25 2010

On Friday, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency closed The First National Bank of Barnesville, headquartered in Barnesville, Georgia, and appointed the FDIC as receiver


FDIC and Bank of England announce MOU addressing collaborative resolution authority
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • January 22 2010

Today the FDIC and the Bank of England announced their agreement to a memorandum of understanding (MOU) reflecting the shared commitment by the FDIC and the Bank of England to work together to a greater extent when they act as resolution authorities with respect to troubled financial institutions that operate in both the United States and the United Kingdom, including "planning for resolution scenarios, and appropriate simulations, contingency planning or other work designed to improve preparations … for managing and resolving crises involving Firms with cross-border operations."


SIGTARP issues report on process for selecting legacy securities PPIP managers
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • October 8 2010

Yesterday, the Office of the Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program (SIGTARP) released a report entitled "Selecting Fund Managers for the Legacy Securities Public-Private Investment Program" (PPIP


U.K. Insurance Industry Working Group publishes report
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 28 2009

Yesterday, the U.K.’s Insurance Industry Working Group, which is co-chaired by the Chancellor of the Exchequer Alistair Darling and Aviva's Group Chief Executive Andrew Moss, published its report on the challenges currently facing the insurance industry


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


President announces small business initiatives
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • October 23 2009

During a speech in Maryland on Tuesday, President Obama provided an overview of the Administration’s new proposed small business initiatives


House Financial Services Committee passes investment adviser registration bill and rating agency oversight bill
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • October 28 2009

On Tuesday, the House Financial Services Committee held a markup session addressing amendments to two bills: Private Fund Investment Advisers Registration Act of 2009, (to be reported as HR 3818); and The Accountability and Transparency in Rating Agencies Act, (to be reported as HR 3890


Treasury official outlines goals for financial markets regulation
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • August 4 2010

Earlier today, Michael Barr, Treasury's assistant secretary for financial institutions, spoke at the Charlotte, North Carolina Chamber of Commerce regarding the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act and upcoming regulatory changes


Premier American Bank assumes deposits of Peninsula Bank
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • June 28 2010

On Friday, the Florida Division of Financial Institutions closed Peninsula Bank, headquartered in Englewood, Florida, and appointed the FDIC as receiver for the bank