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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


FinCEN proposes enhanced customer due diligence requirements for financial institutions
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • August 8 2014

On July 30, 2014, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) issued proposed rules under the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) to strengthen customer due


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


CFPB moves quickly to launch nonbank supervision program
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • January 12 2012

Despite Republican efforts to prevent such a move, on January 4, 2012, President Obama used a recess appointment to install Richard Cordray as the director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“Bureau”


SEC warns credit agencies about deceptive ratings conduct and its expanded jurisdiction under the Dodd-Frank Act
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • September 2 2010

Tuesday, the Securities and Exchange Commission released a Report of Investigation resulting from an inquiry by the SEC Enforcement Division into whether Moody’s Investors Service, Inc. (“Moody’s”) violated federal securities laws by concealing a coding error in a new ratings model


Treasury releases completed transactions report, completes Citigroup common stock plan
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • July 13 2010

On Friday the Treasury released its most recent transactions report for the period ended July 7, 2010


Survey shows expected increase in M&A activity but reluctance to raise capital
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • July 7 2010

According to a recent survey of 440 senior executives around the world, M&A activity is expected to increase in the next two years while major fundraising initiatives largely remain on hold


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


SEC adopts new rules related to bank broker-dealer activities
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • September 21 2007

At an open meeting on September 19, 2007, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC” or “Commission”) voted unanimously to adopt, jointly with the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (the “Board”), new Regulation R


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