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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


Risk retention provisions: final implementation rules published
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • October 24 2014

On October 21, 2014, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Office of the Comptroller of


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


FASB Chairman calls for enhanced transparency in the financial markets
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • June 30 2009

On Friday, Financial Standards Board Chairman Robert Herz delivered a speech entitled "History Doesn’t Repeat Itself, People Repeat History - Front-Line Thoughts and Observations on Creating a Sounder Financial System" at the National Press Club, in Washington D.C


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


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


Treasury and other financial regulators issue financial sector self-assessment reviews to IMF
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • August 31 2009

Today, the U.S. Treasury and various other U.S. financial system supervisors and regulators, including the Federal Reserve, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Office of Thrift Supervision, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Securities and Exchange Commission, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, and National Association of Insurance Commissioners, submitted financial sector self-assessment reviews for banking, securities, insurance, and payment systems to the International Monetary Fund (IMF


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”


Federal assistance for money market mutual funds
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • September 22 2008

Over the past several days, the U.S. Treasury, the Federal Reserve and the other bank regulatory agencies have announced initiatives designed to enhance investor confidence in the stability of money market mutual funds by creating a ground-breaking fund investor guaranty program and instituting a non-recourse assetbacked commercial paper lending facility, which should provide much needed liquidity for money market funds


Federal responses to the financial crisis during the week of September 14
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • September 19 2008

Over the past two weeks, the federal government has relied on nearly every legal authority available to address the unfolding crisis in financial institutions with large mortgage-related holdings direct and indirect financial assistance, government takeovers and even a decision to let the bankruptcy process run its course have all come into play