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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


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


President Obama establishes interagency Financial Fraud Enforcement Task Force
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • November 17 2009

Today, by executive order, President Obama established an interagency Financial Fraud Enforcement Task Force, which supersedes the Corporate Fraud Task Force established in 2002


Senate Subcommittee on Investigations holds hearing on the role of credit rating agencies on the financial crisis
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • April 24 2010

Yesterday, the U.S. Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations (PSI) held a hearing entitled “Wall Street and the Financial Crisis: The Role of Credit Rating Agencies.”


Financial industry regulators issue final Dodd-Frank diversity rule
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • June 24 2015

Pursuant to their mandate in the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 ("Dodd-Frank"), six federal agencies issued a


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


SEC adopts the first part of final rules relating to Regulation AB II
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • August 28 2014

On August 27, 2014, at an open meeting, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) unanimously adopted final rules substantially revising the


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


Non-agency residential mortgage loans in 2014: a survey of legal issues affecting the market
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • February 8 2015

The year 2014 was a landmark for the non-agency residential mortgage market, as a large amount of regulatory uncertainly was lifted. Final rules were