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House oversight subcommittee holds hearing on financial literacy
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • August 27 2010

On Tuesday, the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations held a field hearing at the University of Kansas entitled "Empowering Consumers: Can Financial Literacy Education Prevent Another Financial Crisis


Congressional Oversight Panel holds hearing on Treasury's use of private contractors
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • September 23 2010

Yesterday, the Congressional Oversight Panel (COP) held a hearing to examine Treasury's use of private contractors under the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP


Financial Stability Board discusses regulatory reform agenda
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • Global
  • September 28 2010

Yesterday, the Financial Stability Board (FSB) met in Paris to discuss the progress being made in connection with its regulatory reform agenda


FDIC announces open door policy for upcoming rulemaking process
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • August 12 2010

Earlier today, the FDIC announced that it will have an "open door policy" with regards to the upcoming rulemaking process related to the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act


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


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."


Hillcrest Bank, National Association assumes all of the deposits of Hillcrest Bank
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • October 25 2010

On Friday, the Kansas Office of the State Bank Commissioner closed Hillcrest Bank, headquartered in Overland Park, Kansas, and appointed the FDIC as receiver


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


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


UK Treasury publishes draft bank levy legislation
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • October 22 2010

Yesterday, the UK Treasury announced the publication of draft legislation which would introduce a permanent levy based on banks' balance sheets