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U.S. v. Jones, 132 S. Ct. 945 (2012)
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • March 1 2012

The United States Supreme Court’s decision in U.S. v. Jones, 132 S. Ct. 945 (2012), reveals deep fractures in the Court’s Fourth Amendment jurisprudence.


FDA-related issues in the OIG 2011 Work Plan
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • October 28 2010

The Office of Inspector General (OIG) recently released its Fiscal Year (FY) 2011 Work Plan.


Task Force to European Council issues report on strengthening economic governance in the EU
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • European Union
  • October 21 2010

Today, the Task Force to the European Council issued its report designed to address economic governance issues within the European union, which issues have been highlighted by the financial crisis and the more recent turmoil in sovereign debt markets.


ECOFIN approves hedge fund and economic governance initiatives
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • European Union
  • October 20 2010

Yesterday, the Economic and Financial Affairs Council of the European Union (ECOFIN) issued a press release announcing the main actions at its meeting held earlier in the day.


G-24 issues communiqué on international monetary affairs and development
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • Global
  • October 11 2010

On Thursday, in connection with the Annual Meetings of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund, the Intergovernmental Group of Twenty-Four (G-24) issued a communiqué on monetary affairs and development.


IMFC issues communiqué following annual meeting in Washington
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • Global
  • October 11 2010

In connection with the Annual Meetings of the IMF and the World Bank in Washington, D.C. this weekend, the IMF Board of Governors’ International Monetary and Finance Committee (IMFC), chaired by Dr. Youssef Boutros-Ghali, Minister of Finance of Egypt, issued a communiqué summarizing the IMF’s Annual Meeting.


President of European Council issues statement following meeting of the task force on economic governance
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • European Union
  • September 28 2010

Yesterday, the European Council's Task Force on Economic Governance met to discuss steps that must be taken to enhance economic governance, as well as the main elements of legislation that the European Commission is expected to adopt on September 29, 2010.


SEC and CFTC hold joint public roundtable to discuss swap execution facilities and security-based swap execution facilities
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • September 15 2010

Today, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) hosted a roundtable discussion dedicated to issues related to swap-execution facilities (SEFs) and security-based swap-execution facilities (SB SEFs).


Ecofin approves compromise regarding financial supervision and economic governance measures
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • European Union
  • September 8 2010

On Tuesday, the Economic and Financial Affairs Council of the European Union ("Ecofin") announced various conclusions reached at its meeting held earlier in the day, including compromises regarding reform of the EU's framework for financial supervision and coordination of member state economic policies.


Economic and Financial Affairs (ECOFIN) announces results of session
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • European Union
  • July 14 2010

Yesterday, following two days of meetings in Brussels, the European Union's Economic and Financial Affairs (ECOFIN) Council issued a press release announcing the main actions taken.