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House oversight subcommittee holds hearing on financial literacy
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • August 27 2010

On Tuesday, the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations held a field hearing at the University of Kansas entitled "Empowering Consumers: Can Financial Literacy Education Prevent Another Financial Crisis


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”


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


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


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


AIG announces intention to sell part of its stake in Transatlantic Holdings
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • May 29 2009

Yesterday, American International Group, Inc. (AIG) announced its intentions to sell a portion of its 59 stake in Transatlantic Holdings Inc. (TRH), a reinsurer that is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange, in an underwritten secondary offering intended to raise capital for AIG


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”


Elizabeth Warren named Assistant to the President and Special Advisor to the Secretary of the Treasury on the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection; Treasury sets CFPB designated transfer date
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • September 17 2010

Today, President Obama announced the appointment of Elizabeth Warren, currently Leo Gottlieb Professor of Law at Harvard University and Chair of the Congressional Oversight Panel, as Assistant to the President and Special Advisor to the Secretary of the Treasury on the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (CFPB


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


House Republican Leader Boehner requests live coverage of Financial Regulatory Reform Conference
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • May 23 2010

Following Senate approval of the Restoring American Financial Stability Act of 2010 this past Thursday, House Republican Leader John Boehner (R-OH) sent a letter to Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) stressing the importance of an "open and fully bipartisan conference committee" to resolve differences between the Senate and House bills