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Financial Crisis Advisory Group issues report on accounting standard setting
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • July 30 2009

Tuesday, the Financial Crisis Advisory Group (FCAG) issued its report on "the standard-setting implications of the global financial crisis."


RBS announces sale of fund management assets
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • January 9 2010

Yesterday, the Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc (RBS) announced a sale agreement with Aberdeen Asset Management PLC for the sale of certain fund management assets and contracts of RBS Asset Management Limited and RBS Asset Management Holdings


Treasury announces initial closings of public-private investment funds
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • October 1 2009

The U.S. Treasury Department announced yesterday that two of the fund managers selected to participate in Treasury’s Legacy Securities program had raised the requisite $500 million of private capital in order to obtain the matching debt and equity funds from Treasury to fund their respective public-private investment funds (PPIFs


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”


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


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


CFPB proposes rule to supervise nonbank international money transfer providers
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • February 4 2014

On January 23, 2014, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB, or "Bureau") proposed a rule to expand the scope of its non-depository


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


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


Summary of the final rule implementing the Volcker Rule
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • December 19 2013

On December 10, 2013, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Federal Deposit