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Class action round-up - spring 2015
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • June 9 2015

On April 27, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court granted certiorari in Spokeo, Inc. v. Robinssetting the stage for an important decision on whether a


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


Treasury releases completed transactions report, continues sale of Citigroup stock
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • May 27 2010

Yesterday Treasury released its most recent transactions report for the period ending May 24, 2010


Senate adopts two motions to instruct conferees
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • May 25 2010

Yesterday, four days after passing the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010, the Senate adopted two motions to instruct Senate conferees


FASB issues Exposure Draft on accounting for financial instruments
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • May 27 2010

Today, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) issued an Exposure Draft of a proposed Accounting Standards Update (ASU) to improve accounting for financial instruments


Federal Reserve delivers 2009 annual report
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • May 26 2010

On Monday, the Federal Reserve delivered its 2009 annual report of the Board of Governors to the Speaker of the House of Representatives


In watershed decision, federal court dismisses shareholder class action against directors and officers of failed bank
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • January 24 2011

The road to recovery for shareholders of failed banks and other companies that lost value in the wake of the Great Recession just got a lot tougher


Federal government and SEC charge former chairman of major mortgage lender with multiple counts of fraud and related TARP scheme
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • June 16 2010

Today, members of the Financial Fraud Enforcement Task Force announced a 16-count indictment for Lee Bentley Farkas (Farkas), the former chairman of a private mortgage lending company, Taylor, Bean & Whitaker (TBW), for "his alleged role in a more than $1.9 billion fraud scheme that contributed to the failure of Colonial Bank, one of the 50 largest banks in the United States in 2009, and TBW, one of the largest privately held mortgage lending companies in the United States" in 2009


House-Senate Conference Committee begins negotiations on financial regulatory reform legislation
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • June 15 2010

Today, the House-Senate Conference Committee (Conference Committee) met for its first day of negotiations on the Restoring American Financial Stability Act of 2010, focusing on the following Titles of the Senate base text


House Financial Services Committee holds hearing on regulatory reform
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • March 27 2009

Yesterday, the House Financial Services Committee held a hearing entitled "Addressing the Need for Comprehensive Regulatory Reform," to discuss in general terms the administration’s plan for regulatory reform