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Class action round-up - spring 2014
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • May 22 2014

In a mortgage-related row, the Ninth Circuit reversed the Central District of California’s grant of summary judgment in favor of several bank


Class action round-up - spring 2015
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • June 9 2015

On April 27, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court granted certiorari in Spokeo, Inc. v. Robinssetting the stage for an important decision on whether a


CFPB moves quickly to launch nonbank supervision program
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • January 12 2012

Despite Republican efforts to prevent such a move, on January 4, 2012, President Obama used a recess appointment to install Richard Cordray as the director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“Bureau”


House Committee holds hearing on compensation in the financial industry
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • January 22 2010

Today, the House Committee on Financial Services held a hearing on compensation in the financial services industry


FRBNY President and CEO William Dudley delivers speech on “lessons of the crisis”
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • January 26 2010

Last week, William Dudley, the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, delivered a speech entitled, "Lessons of the Crisis: The Implications for Regulatory Reform" to the Partnership for New York City Discussion


New Verus unclaimed property audit initiative branches out
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • October 9 2012

We have learned that Verus Financial, LLC (“Verus”), the contract audit firm recently known for conducting multistate unclaimed property examinations of the insurance industry, has begun to focus its audit activity on companies in the securitiesfinancial products and services arena


House subcommittee hearing on proposed Consumer Financial Protection Agency
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • July 9 2009

Yesterday, the House Committee on Energy and Commerce's Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade, and Consumer Protection held a hearing entitled "The Proposed Consumer Financial Protection Agency: Implications for Consumers and FTC"


Congressman Barney Frank introduces legislation to establish the Consumer Financial Protection Agency
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • July 9 2009

Yesterday, House Financial Services Committee Chairman Barney Frank (D-MA.), joined by twelve cosponsors, introduced H.R. 3126, the "Consumer Protection Financial Agency Act of 2009," which would, as its name implies, establish a new Consumer Financial Protection Agency (CFPA


Senate banking committee holds hearing on consumer protection within the financial services industry
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • March 3 2009

The Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee held a hearing today on the importance of restructuring the regulation of the financial service industry to include additional consumer protection


House Financial Services Subcommittee holds hearing on systemic risk
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • March 6 2009

The House Financial Services Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Insurance and Government Sponsored Enterprises held a hearing yesterday regarding perspectives on systemic risk in the financial system