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Federal banking agencies issue report to congressional committees on differences in accounting and capital standards
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • August 9 2010

Today, the federal banking agencies, including the OCC, Federal Reserve, FDIC and OTS issued their joint annual report to the House Financial Services Committee and the Senate Banking Committee describing the differences between the accounting and capital standards used by the agencies


Basel Committee on Banking Supervision discusses progress on regulatory reform package and issues new proposal
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • Global
  • July 16 2010

In meetings held Wednesday and yesterday, the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision reviewed various items in order to develop recommendations for its package of regulatory reforms, including the structure of the capital and liquidity frameworks, comments on its December 2009 consultation package, results of its comprehensive quantitative impact study (QIS) and its economic impact assessment analyses


FRBNY releases additional information on assets acquired by Maiden Lane entities
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • April 1 2010

Yesterday, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York (FRBNY) publicly released additional information related to the three Maiden Lane entities, which were formed to acquire certain assets of Bear Stearns and to facilitate the restructuring of the government's financial support of AIG


Latest developments in the foreclosure documentation crisis
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • October 19 2010

Various developments have occurred this week relating to the heightened concern over defective foreclosure processes and the moratoriums on foreclosure proceedings instituted by certain financial services companies, including Bank of America and GMAC, a subsidiary of Ally Financial


Basel Committee on Banking Supervision issues final paper on good practice principles on supervisory colleges
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • Global
  • October 12 2010

Today, the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision issued a set of principles aimed at promoting and strengthening the operation of supervisory colleges, set forth in the final version of its paper entitled "Good Practice Principles on Supervisory Colleges."


House Financial Services Subcommittee holds hearing on impact of credit scores and reports on consumers
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • March 25 2010

Yesterday, the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit held a hearing entitled "Keeping Score on Credit Scores: An Overview of Credit Scores, Credit Reports and their Impact on Consumers"


Federal Reserve schedules small-value auctions under Term Deposit Facility
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • May 28 2010

The Federal Reserve announced today that, through its Term Deposit Facility, it had scheduled three small-value auctions of term deposits over the next two months, the structure of which the Federal Reserve authorized two weeks ago


Senator Lincoln proposes alternate bank spinoff provision
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • June 15 2010

Senator Blanche Lincoln (D-NE), Chairwoman of the Senate Agriculture Committee, who advocated for a provision in the financial regulatory reform bill that would effectively force banks to spin off their derivatives trading businesses, has released a minimal term sheet modifying this provision


European Commission proposes reinforcing European Union economic policy coordination
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • European Union
  • May 12 2010

Today, the European Commission issued a Communication, largely as a result of the Greek debt crisis, setting forth proposed measures to strengthen Europe's economic governance


Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Kohn submits notice of intent to resign
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • March 1 2010

Today, Donald Kohn submitted notice of his intent to resign as the Vice Chairman and member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, effective at the expiration of his term as Vice Chairman on June 23