We use cookies to customise content for your subscription and for analytics.
If you continue to browse Lexology, we will assume that you are happy to receive all our cookies. For further information please read our Cookie Policy.

Search results

Order by: most recent most popular relevance



Results: 1-10 of 67

FDIC approves the payout of the insured deposits of First Arizona Savings, A FSB
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • October 25 2010

On Friday, the Office of Thrift Supervision closed First Arizona Savings, A FSB, headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, and appointed the FDIC as receiver


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."


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


Trade associations send letter detailing objections to CFPA
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • February 21 2010

Last Wednesday, a group of industry trade associations, including the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the American Financial Services Association, the Business Roundtable, and the Financial Services Roundtable, sent a letter to Senators Christopher J. Dodd (D-CT) and Richard C. Shelby (R-AL), the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs, respectively, asking for changes to be made to the proposed Consumer Financial Protection Agency (CFPA) as described in Chairman Dodd’s draft language


Treasury adopts new EESA lobbying restrictions
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • September 14 2009

On September 10, 2009, the U.S. Treasury announced new lobbying guidance to address the perceived influence of lobbyists and special interests in the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act (EESA) process


House Judiciary Committee holds hearing on fraud protection
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • April 8 2009

On April 1, the House Judiciary Committee held a hearing entitled "Proposals to Fight Fraud and Protect Taxpayers," to discuss a number of proposed bills intended to protect taxpayers from financial crimes and fraud


House Financial Services Committee holds hearing on FY09 FHA Actuarial Report
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • December 3 2009

Yesterday, the House Financial Services Committee held a hearing to discuss the the FY09 Federal Housing Administration Actuarial Report


Senate Banking Committee holds hearing on the future of the mortgage market
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • October 8 2009

Earlier today, the Senate Banking Committee held a hearing entitled "Future of the Mortgage Market and the Housing Enterprises" to discuss the current state of the mortgage market, regulatory changes that may occur, the future role of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (the "Housing Enterprises"), and the role of the Federal Housing Finance Agency in achieving meaningful change


Senate Agriculture Committee holds hearing on financial market regulation
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • November 20 2009

On Wednesday, the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry held a hearing entitled "Reforming U.S. Financial Market Regulation.”


Congressional Oversight Panel releases report evaluating TARP
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • December 9 2009

Today the Congressional Oversight Panel released its report entitled "Taking Stock: What has the Troubled Asset Relief Program Achieved?"