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Senate Banking Committee holds hearing on “short-termism” in financial markets
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • April 30 2010

Yesterday, the Senate Banking Committee held a hearing entitled "Short-Termism in Financial Markets."


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


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


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


SEC adopts new rules related to bank broker-dealer activities
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • September 21 2007

At an open meeting on September 19, 2007, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC” or “Commission”) voted unanimously to adopt, jointly with the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (the “Board”), new Regulation R


House Oversight Committee holds hearing on the role of federal regulators in the financial crisis
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • October 24 2008

Yesterday, the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform held a hearing on the role of federal regulators in the recent financial crisis


California victory for subprime lender in shareholder suit alleging systemic loan fraud
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • March 23 2009

On March 9, U.S. District Court Judge Andrew Guilford dismissed with prejudice a securities fraud complaint against Impac Mortgage Holdings, Inc., an Orange County lender that specialized in “low documentation loans.”


Outlook for the 111th Congress and President Barack Obama
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • November 6 2008

Even after passage of two important financial reform bills, the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 and the earlier Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008, the nation and the rest of the world still face unprecedented economic turmoil, with tight credit markets, plummeting housing prices and growing job losses


House Financial Services Committee holds hearing on the future of financial services regulation
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • October 22 2008

Yesterday, the House Committee on Financial Services held a hearing "to address the need for broad regulatory restructuring and reform for the financial markets, including financial institution oversight and regulation, systemic risk, and housing finance."


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