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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


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”


SEC proposes securitization rules under Dodd-Frank Act
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • October 14 2010

Yesterday, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) held an open meeting during which it approved several rule proposals to implement Section 945 and a portion of Section 932 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 (Dodd-Frank Act


East West Bank, Pasadena, California, assumes all of the deposits of Washington First International Bank
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • June 12 2010

On Friday, the Washington Department of Financial Institutions closed Washington First International Bank, headquartered in Seattle, Washington, and appointed the FDIC as receiver


House Committee on the Judiciary holds second hearing on the role for bankruptcy and antitrust law in financial regulatory reform
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • November 18 2009

Yesterday afternoon, the House Judiciary Committee held Part II of its series of hearings entitled "Too Big to Fail the Role for Bankruptcy and Antitrust Law in Financial Regulation Reform."


House Republicans pressure the Obama administration to address Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • January 14 2010

Yesterday, Treasury Secretary Geithner received a letter from House Republicans demanding the restructuring of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac


SEC proposes rules regarding third-party due diligence reports and certifications for asset-backed securities
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • June 1 2011

As part of its continuing efforts to implement the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (the “Dodd-Frank Act”), on May 18, 2011, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “Commission”) unanimously approved for public comment proposed rules that would require nationally recognized statistical rating organizations (NRSROs), issuers and underwriters to make public the findings and conclusions of any due diligence reports prepared by a third-party service provider in an asset-backed securities transaction


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


Treasury Secretary Geithner testifies before House Financial Services Committee on international regulatory issues relevant to the implementation of Dodd-Frank
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • September 23 2010

Yesterday, U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner testified at a House Financial Services Committee's hearing entitled “the State of the International Financial System, Including International Regulatory Issues Relevant to the Implementation of the Dodd-Frank Act.”