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What’s left on the SEC’s rulemaking table?
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • October 10 2014

At an open meeting on August 27, 2014, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) unanimously adopted final rules substantively revising the


CFTC issues advisory clarifying the extent to which US investors may trade in foreign security futures products
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • June 10 2010

On June 8, 2010, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission's (CFTC) Division of Clearing and Intermediary Oversight (DCIO) issued an advisory (the "CFTC Advisory" or "Advisory") clarifying the extent to which certain sophisticated customers located in the United States may trade in foreign security futures products (FSFPs


Credit risk retention Final Rule with focus on auto issuers
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • October 30 2014

On October 22, 2014, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the Federal Deposit


Q&A with Tara Castillo on impact of new SEC disclosure rules on securitization market
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • September 5 2014

On August 27, the Securities and Exchange Commission expanded disclosure requirements for publicly issued asset-backed securities as mandated by the


Tara Castillo shares insight on SEC’s proposed Reg AB II rules
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • September 25 2012

In April 2010, the SEC proposed significant revisions to Regulation AB and other rules regarding the offering process, disclosure and reporting for asset-backed securities (“Reg AB II”


Congressional subcommittee holds hearing on foreign policy implications of TARP, TALF and the G-20 Plan
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • June 11 2009

Today, the House Foreign Affairs Committee's Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation and Trade, chaired by Representative Brad Sherman (D-CA), held a hearing entitled “Foreign Policy Implications of U.S. Efforts to Address the International Financial Crisis: TARP, TALF and the G-20 Plan.”


FASB votes to adopt substantial changes to fair value accounting
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • April 3 2009

Yesterday, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) voted to adopt changes to its fair value accounting standard FAS 157 in response to over 600 "comment letters received on FSP FAS 157-e, Determining Whether a Market Is Not Active and a Transaction Is Not Distressed


Chairman Frank urges executives of four largest U.S. banks to adopt measures beyond temporary loan modifications
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • March 9 2010

Last week, Congressman Barney Frank (D-MA), Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, sent a letter to the chief executive officers of Bank of America, Citigroup, JPMorgan Chase and Wells Fargo insisting that the financial institutions adopt measures to facilitate principal reductions on second mortgages


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."


G-20 finance ministers meeting in Washington, as FSB presents report on implementation of G-20 recommendations
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA, Global
  • April 24 2010

Yesterday, the G-20 Finance Ministers and Central Bankers concluded their meetings in Washington, held in connection with the IMF and World Bank spring meetings