The US Treasury's special inspector general for the Troubled Assets Relief Program (Tarp), Neil Barofsky, has called on the Treasury to force banks to report their use of the Tarp's bailout funds. But...
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The US Treasury's scheme to purchase toxic mortgage-backed securities was officially launched yesterday with the unveiling of the asset managers charged with investing public funds, while officials sought to quell claims the scheme has been dramatically...
The US Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (Finra) has launched an investigation into financial institutions' underwriting derivatives contracts used by US municipals to finance debt at lower costs.
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AIG could be exposed to further losses on the super-senior credit default swap (CDS) portfolio held by its subsidiary AIG Financial Products (AIG FP) should credit markets continue to deteriorate, according to a filing the company made to the US Securities...
The US Treasury's plan to dispose of warrants in banks held under the Troubled Assets Relief Program (Tarp) could have a significant impact on the options market, according to analysts.
Securitisation regulation recently passed by the European Union could have problematic legal implications for originators and investors, according to lawyers.
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