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The Volcker Rule: Impact Of The Final Rule On Foreign Banking Organizations
On December 10, 2013, the Federal Reserve, FDIC, OCC, SEC, and CFTC (the "Agencies") issued the long-awaited final rule ("Final Rule") construing the Volcker Rule.1 The Volcker Rule generally prohibits banking entities — a broad term that includes banks, bank holding companies, foreign banks treated as bank holding companies, and their respective affiliates — from (i) engaging in proprietary trading and (ii) acquiring or retaining ownership interests in, or acting as sponsors to, certain hedge f
United States
18 Dec 2013
Supervised Securities Holding Companies: Federal Reserve Finalizes Regulation OO
Today, June 4, 2012, the Federal Reserve Board (the "Board") published new Regulation OO for companies that control U.S. registered brokers or dealers to register with the Board as supervised securities holding companies ("SSHCs").
United States
8 Jun 2012
Orderly Liquidation Authority: FDIC Announces Its Strategy
In a speech last Thursday, May 10, 2012, the Acting Chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation ("FDIC"), Martin J. Gruenberg, outlined the agency’s strategy for the Orderly Liquidation Authority ("OLA").
United States
30 May 2012
Volcker Rule: Guidance On The Conformance Period
On April 19, 2012, the Federal Reserve Board (the "Board") issued an interpretation that provides some clarity on the time period for a banking entity to comply with the Volcker Rule but that raises two other questions about timing.
United States
26 Apr 2012
Thrift Institutions After Dodd-Frank: The New Regulatory Framework
On July 21, 2011, thrift institutions entered a new regulatory structure, with the transfer of regulatory responsibility for these institutions from the Office of Thrift Supervision ("OTS") to the other federal banking agencies and with other changes under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act ("Dodd-Frank" or the "Act").
United States
13 Dec 2011
Americanwest Bancorporation: How A Section 363 Sale In Bankruptcy Provides A Viable Recapitalization Option For Troubled Banks
Representing Morrison & Foerster LLP’s Bankruptcy & Restructuring, Bank Regulatory, and M&A groups, Henry M. Fields, G. Larry Engel, Kenneth E. Kohler, Alexandra Steinberg Barrage, and associates Vincent J. Novak, Jonathan Keen, Kristin A. Hiensch, and Dina Kushner pioneered the use of section 363 of the Bankruptcy Code to effectuate the recapitalization of a bank and its sale to a private equity-backed buyer.
United States
3 Feb 2011
Financial Stability Oversight Council Seeks Public Comments and Input for Volcker Rule Study and Recommendations
On Friday, October 1, 2010, the Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC) held its inaugural meeting at the U.S. Treasury Department in Washington, D.C.
United States
7 Oct 2010
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