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The Dodd Bill redux: the Senate takes aim at financial regulatory reform
  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • USA
  • March 19 2010

After an initial effort to draft financial reform regulation was panned in late 2009, Senator Chris Dodd, the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs (Banking Committee), proposed a revamped financial regulatory reform bill on Monday, March 15, 2010 (Dodd Bill


Obama administration proposes Financial Crisis Responsibility Fee
  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • USA
  • January 15 2010

Perhaps the biggest news in the financial world this week, overshadowing the announcements of exceptional bank profits, is the Financial Crisis Responsibility Fee (the "FCR Fee") proposed yesterday by President Obama


House approves the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2009
  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • USA
  • January 8 2010

The House of Representatives approved the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2009, H.R. 4173, which will purportedly overhaul regulation of the financial services sector with tough new controls and create a new agency to protect consumers


Senate Banking Committee Chairman unveils draft financial reform package
  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • USA
  • December 7 2009

Senate Banking Committee Chairman Chris Dodd (D-CT), joined by fellow committee members, announced a bill to reform the way that the U.S. financial system is regulated, which is called “Restoring American Financial Stability Act of 2009.”


FTC delays Red Flags Rule
  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • USA
  • November 6 2009

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has further delayed enforcement of its Red Flags Rule, until June 1, 2010


House may hold hearings on a possible adviser SRO
  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • USA
  • September 4 2009

It has been reported that the U.S. House Financial Services Committee may hold a hearing in October 2009 on whether the investment adviser industry should have a self-regulatory organization (SRO


Obama Administration proposes to create a Financial Services Oversight Council
  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • USA
  • August 4 2009

Continuing its push to establish new rules of the road and make the financial system fairer for consumers and investors, the Obama Administration delivered proposed legislation to Capitol Hill that would require strong, consolidated supervision and regulation for all financial firms


SEC Chairman Schapiro testifies before the Senate Banking Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • USA
  • August 4 2009

SEC Chairman Mary Schapiro testified before the Senate Banking Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs concerning the regulation of systemic risk


Treasury Secretary Geithner testifies before the House Financial Services Committee on the administration’s plan for regulatory reform
  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • USA
  • August 4 2009

Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner began his testimony before the House Financial Services Committee by stating that the U.S. financial system failed in its most basic responsibility to be stable and resilient enough to provide credit while protecting consumers and investors; the regulatory regime permitted an excessive build-up of leverage; and the system was too weak to withstand the failure of major financial institutions


House releases schedule for financial regulatory reform
  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • USA
  • July 6 2009

House Financial Services Committee Chairman Barney Frank (D-MA) announced the committee’s tentative schedule for the consideration of the Obama Administration’s plan for sweeping financial regulatory reform