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Simmons First National Bank assumes all of the deposits of Security Savings Bank, F.S.B.
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • October 17 2010

On Friday, the Office of Thrift Supervision closed Security Savings Bank, F.D.B., headquartered in Olathe, Kansas, and appointed the FDIC as receiver


Treasury releases completed transactions report showing more CPP transactions
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • March 11 2009

Yesterday, Treasury released a completed transactions report showing its most recent round of completed funding under the Troubled Asset Relief Program


Congressional Oversight Panel issues report on foreclosure mitigation
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • March 6 2009

This morning, the Congressional Oversight Panel (COP), established by Section 125 of the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008, issued a report entitled "The Foreclosure Crisis: Working Towards a Solution."


JOBS Act aims to jumpstart capital formation
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • April 5 2012

The Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (otherwise known as the JOBS Act), which was signed into law by President Obama on April 5, 2012, contains the most sweeping set of changes to the securities laws governing public and private offerings since the Securities Offering Reform was enacted in 2005


Moody's discloses receipt of Wells Notice
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • May 10 2010

In its Form 10-Q filed late on Friday, Moody's Corporation disclosed that, on March 18, 2010, it "received a 'Wells Notice' from the Staff of the SEC stating that the Staff is considering recommending that the Commission institute administrative and cease-and-desist proceedings against MIS in connection with MIS's initial June 2007 application on SEC Form NRSRO to register as a nationally recognized statistical rating organization under the Credit Rating Agency Reform Act of 2006


Dodd and Shelby announce agreement on portions of legislation
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • May 5 2010

Today, as the Senate continued floor debate on financial reform legislation, Senate Banking Committee Chairman Christopher Dodd (D-CT) announced that he had reached an agreement with Ranking Member Richard Shelby (R-AL) on "provisions for orderly liquidation and emergency liquidity programs in the bill to bring accountability to Wall Street."


Treasury, Federal Reserve, FDIC and OCC issue joint statement regarding Supervisory Capital Assessment Program, Capital Assistance Program and repayments of CPP funding
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • May 6 2009

This afternoon, the Treasury Department, Federal Reserve, FDIC and OCC issued a joint statement addressed a variety of questions arising under the pending Supervisory Capital Assessment Program (SCAP) and its interrelationship with Treasury's Capital Assistance Program (CAP


Mortgage delinquencies continue to rise as foreclosures level off
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • May 19 2010

Earlier today, the Mortgage Bankers Association released its latest national delinquency survey, which presents a mixed picture for the housing markets


Goldman settles "naked shorting" allegations
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • May 5 2010

Yesterday, a Goldman, Sachs & Co. subsidiary, Goldman Sachs Execution & Clearing, L.P. (GSEC), settled allegations by NYSE Regulation and the Securities and Exchange Commission that GSEC violated Rule 204T of Regulation SHO by "failing to timely close out fail to deliver positions."


FOMC continues commitment to low rates
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • April 29 2010

Yesterday, the Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) released a statement regarding its view of the present state of the U.S. economy and the likelihood of future changes in the Federal Reserve’s open market activities