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Financial crisis drives remaining independent investment banks to Federal Reserve regulation
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • September 24 2008

On Sunday, September 21, 2008, the Federal Reserve Board (the “Board”) approved applications of both the Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (“Goldman”) and Morgan Stanley to become bank holding companies under section 3 of the Bank Holding Company Act (“BHC Act”


Risk retention provisions: final implementation rules published
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • October 24 2014

On October 21, 2014, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Office of the Comptroller of


Credit risk retention Final Rule with focus on auto issuers
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • October 30 2014

On October 22, 2014, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the Federal Deposit


Class action round-up - fall 2014
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • December 1 2014

A class of industrial purchasers of polyurethane products brought suit against Dow Chemical Company for fixing the prices of those products. After


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”


Class action round-up
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • February 28 2014

Brown v. Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., No. 12-3494 (8th Cir.) (Dec. 31, 2013). Affirming denial of motion to remand and grant of


FinCEN proposes enhanced customer due diligence requirements for financial institutions
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • August 8 2014

On July 30, 2014, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) issued proposed rules under the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) to strengthen customer due


Class action round-up - summer 2014
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • August 27 2014

The Eighth Circuit revived grocery stores’ putative class action against two wholesalers that allegedly conspired to allocate geographic markets


Extension of time for Volcker Rule conformance period for legacy covered funds activities
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • December 19 2014

On December 18, pursuant to its statutory authority under the Dodd-Frank Act, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System issued an order