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Federal Reserve releases details on MBS purchase program
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • December 31 2008

The Federal Reserve announced yesterday that its agency mortgage-backed securities (MBS) purchase program is expected to begin in early January and released additional details related to the program


SEC issues guidance to companies needing stockholder approval to participate in Treasury’s Capital Purchase Program
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • November 25 2008

Yesterday, the SEC's Division of Corporation Finance announced new guidance for financial institutions that need shareholder approval to participate in Treasury's Capital Purchase Program (CPP


GAO issues report regarding recommendations for US financial regulatory reform
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • January 14 2009

On January 8, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) issued a report on Financial Regulation proposing a broad framework for “crafting and evaluating regulatory reform proposals”


The Group of Thirty publishes report outlining a framework for financial stability
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • January 16 2009

Yesterday, the Group of Thirty (G30), a private, nonprofit, international body that aims for further understanding of international economic and financial issues, released a report entitled “Financial Reform: A Framework for Financial Stability."


Treasury Market Practices Group releases fails charge trading practice to address excessive settlement fails in U.S. Treasuries
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • January 16 2009

The Treasury Markets Practices Group (TMPG), comprised of leading sell-side and buy-side participants in the U.S. Treasury market and sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York (FRBNY) and the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA), yesterday published the U.S. Treasury Securities Fails Charge Trading Practice (the “Trading Practice”), as part of TMPG’s measures to remediate widespread settlement fails in the Treasury market


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


The Reserve’s Primary Fund makes initial liquidation distribution
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • October 31 2008

The Reserve announced yesterday that it was distributing $26 billion from its Primary Fund as the initial liquidation distribution to shareholders


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


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


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