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Federal Open Market Committee issues statement from December meeting
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • December 17 2009

Yesterday, the Federal Reserve's Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) released a statement addressing the present state of the U.S. economy and prospects for changes in the Federal Reserve's open market activities


Obama Administration publishes proposed regulatory overhaul
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • June 17 2009

In a speech this afternoon, President Obama unveiled his Administration’s proposal for reforms across the broad universe of financial regulatory agencies


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


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


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


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


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."


Non-agency residential mortgage loans in 2014: a survey of legal issues affecting the market
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • February 8 2015

The year 2014 was a landmark for the non-agency residential mortgage market, as a large amount of regulatory uncertainly was lifted. Final rules were


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