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Senate adopts two motions to instruct conferees
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • May 25 2010

Yesterday, four days after passing the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010, the Senate adopted two motions to instruct Senate conferees


Congressional Oversight Panel issues report on foreclosure mitigation
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • March 6 2009

This morning, the Congressional Oversight Panel (COP), established by Section 125 of the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008, issued a report entitled "The Foreclosure Crisis: Working Towards a Solution."


SEC proposes to overhaul regulation of asset-backed securities
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • April 9 2010

In an open meeting on April 7, 2010, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) unanimously approved for public comment proposed rules that seek substantially to modify the regulatory framework in place for asset-backed securities (ABS


House passes executive compensation bill
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • July 31 2009

Earlier today, by a 237-185 vote, the House approved H.R. 3269, the "Corporate and Financial Institution Compensation Fairness Act of 2009."


JOBS Act aims to jumpstart capital formation
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • April 5 2012

The Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (otherwise known as the JOBS Act), which was signed into law by President Obama on April 5, 2012, contains the most sweeping set of changes to the securities laws governing public and private offerings since the Securities Offering Reform was enacted in 2005


Treasury releases completed transactions report showing more CPP transactions
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • March 11 2009

Yesterday, Treasury released a completed transactions report showing its most recent round of completed funding under the Troubled Asset Relief Program


SEC to hold roundtable regarding credit rating agencies
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • March 7 2009

Yesterday, the SEC announced that it would hold a roundtable discussion on April 15, 2009, relating to "its oversight of credit rating agencies."


New York Fed chief calls for regulatory reforms
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • March 7 2009

At a speech on Friday at a conference hosted by the Council on Foreign Relations, Federal Reserve Bank of New York President William C. Dudley reviewed the roots of the current financial and economic crisis and prescriptions for recovery


House passes "Pay for Performance Act"
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • April 2 2009

Last night, by a 247-171 vote, with 237 Democrats and 10 Republicans voting in favor, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 1664, the "Pay for Performance Act of 2009."


Treasury announces auto supplier support program
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • March 20 2009

Yesterday, the Treasury Department announced an auto supplier support program that is intended "to help stabilize the auto supply base and restore credit flows in a critical sector of the American economy" by addressing concerns that "banks are unwilling to extend credit" against auto supplier receivables due from auto manufacturers "due to the uncertainty about the ability of the auto companies to honor their obligations."