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Treasury and other financial regulators issue financial sector self-assessment reviews to IMF
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • August 31 2009

Today, the U.S. Treasury and various other U.S. financial system supervisors and regulators, including the Federal Reserve, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Office of Thrift Supervision, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Securities and Exchange Commission, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, and National Association of Insurance Commissioners, submitted financial sector self-assessment reviews for banking, securities, insurance, and payment systems to the International Monetary Fund (IMF


House-Senate Conference Committee begins negotiations on financial regulatory reform legislation
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • June 15 2010

Today, the House-Senate Conference Committee (Conference Committee) met for its first day of negotiations on the Restoring American Financial Stability Act of 2010, focusing on the following Titles of the Senate base text


Financial Stability Oversight Council to hold first meeting on October 1
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • September 24 2010

Today, Treasury Secretary Geithner, who serves as chairperson to the Financial Stability Oversight Council, announced that the Council will hold its first meeting on October 1, 2010


Amendments offered to Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2009
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • December 8 2009

Yesterday, the House Committee on Rules released a list of amendments offered to H.R. 4173, the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2009


Republicans circulate substitute summary of Financial Regulatory Reform Bill; cloture motion on Senate bill fails for third time
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • April 28 2010

Yesterday, Senate Republicans circulated a brief summary of the Financial Regulatory Improvement and Taxpayer Protection Act, a Republican substitute to the Restoring American Financial Stability Act of 2010 (S.3217) previously passed by the Senate Banking Committee along party lines, and which has failed to reach the Senate floor for debate following three failed cloture motions by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV), including today's 56-42 rejection of the motion


Joint Economic Committee holds hearing on “Unregulated Markets: How Regulatory Reform Will Shine A Light in the Financial Sector”
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • December 2 2009

Today, the Joint Economic Committee held a hearing entitled "Unregulated Markets: How Regulatory Reform Will Shine A Light in the Financial Sector."


House Financial Services Committee passes Federal Insurance Office Act of 2009 and Financial Stability Improvement Act of 2009; House to take up the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2009
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • December 2 2009

Today, the House Financial Services Committee approved the Financial Stability Improvement Act of 2009 (FSIA) by a vote of 31 to 27


GAO issues report regarding recommendations for US financial regulatory reform
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • January 14 2009

On January 8, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) issued a report on Financial Regulation proposing a broad framework for “crafting and evaluating regulatory reform proposals”


Federal Reserve delivers 2009 annual report
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • May 26 2010

On Monday, the Federal Reserve delivered its 2009 annual report of the Board of Governors to the Speaker of the House of Representatives


Senate adopts two motions to instruct conferees
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • May 25 2010

Yesterday, four days after passing the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010, the Senate adopted two motions to instruct Senate conferees