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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


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


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


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


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


SEC proposes new rules related to hedge funds and bank broker-dealer activities
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • December 15 2006

At an open meeting on December 13th, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC” or “Commission”) took various actions, including proposing new rules related to hedge fund advisers and bank dealer activities, and reopening the comment period on the Commission’s proposed mutual fund governance rule. The


Senate Committee hearing on proposed Consumer Financial Protection Agency
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • July 15 2009

Today, the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs held a hearing entitled "Creating a Consumer Financial Protection Agency: A Cornerstone of America’s New Economic Foundation."


Federal Reserve commits to expand balance sheet by $1.2 trillion
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • March 18 2009

In an effort to "employ all available tools to promote economic recovery and to preserve price stability," the Federal Reserve announced today that it will continue to expand its balance sheet by committing to purchase up to an additional $750 billion of agency mortgage-backed securities, bringing its total purchases of these securities up to $1.25 trillion this year, and to increase its purchases of agency debt this year by up to $100 billion to a total of up to $200 billion, as well as purchase up to $300 billion of longer-term Treasury securities over the next six months


House Financial Services Committee holds hearing on systemic regulation, prudential matters, resolution authority and securitization
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • October 30 2009

Yesterday, the House Committee on Financial Services held a hearing entitled "Systemic Regulation, Prudential Matters, Resolution Authority and Securitization."


House Financial Services Committee hearing on systemic risk
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • March 17 2009

Today, the full House Financial Services Committee held a hearing entitled "Perspectives on Regulation of Systemic Risk in the Financial Services Industry" as part of what Committee Chairman, Barney Frank, has stated is the essential task of addressing "the need for financial regulatory restructuring to diminish systemic risk and to enhance market integrity."