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Senate Banking Committee holds hearing on government actions related to AIG
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • March 6 2009

Yesterday, the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, chaired by Senator Christopher Dodd (D-CT), held a hearing entitled “American International Group (AIG): Examining What Went Wrong, Government Intervention, and Implications for Future Regulation.”


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


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


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


Bank of the Ozarks assumes all of the deposits of Woodlands Bank
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • July 19 2010

On Friday, the Office of Thrift Supervision closed Woodlands Bank, headquartered in Bluffton, South Carolina, and appointed the FDIC as receiver for the bank


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


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


New York Fed issues statement regarding counterparties for reverse repo agreements
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • March 8 2010

Today, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York (FRBNY) announced the commencement of a program to expand its counterparties for conducting reverse repurchase agreement transactions, pursuant to the FRBNY statement issued last October


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"


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