November 27, 2012
by Julia Zebley
The US Supreme Court on Monday remanded Liberty University v. Geithner to the US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. The court ordered the lower court to re-consider the case in light of National Federation of Independent Business v. Sebelius. The Fourth Circuit previously dismissed the suit... ...[read more]
October 2, 2012
by Julia Zebley
The US Supreme Court opened its 2012 term on Monday with the release of an order list dealing with a number of petitions for certiorari and granting orders in some cases that they have not yet decided to hear. Notably, the court ordered a response petition in Liberty University v. Geithner, which ...[read more]
October 1, 2011
by Dwyer Arce
On October 1, 2010, the US Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC) convened for the first time and approved a number of documents related to its duties under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. The FSOC, which operates within the US Department of Treasury under the ...[read more]
August 3, 2010
by Daniel Richey
Speaking to a crowd of students and businesspeople at New York University's Stern School of Business on Tuesday, US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner promised a rapid rollout of new rules mandated by the Restoring Financial Stability Act. Signed into law by President Barack Obama last month, ...[read more]
November 18, 2009
by Jonathan Cohen
US President Barack Obama signed an executive order Tuesday creating a Financial Fraud Enforcement Task Force to be headed by the Department of Justice (DOJ) as lead agency. The task force, which continues the work of and replaces the federal government's Corporate Fraud Task Force (CFTC), is c... ...[read more]
September 3, 2009
by Andrew Wood
Sahar Aziz: A recent ruling by a federal district court signifies an encouraging shift for Muslim charities in the United States. For many such non-profits, mere investigation by the Department of Treasury's Office for Asset Control (OFAC) into their humanitarian activities abroad has be... ...[read more]
August 18, 2009
by Ingrid Burke
Kindhearts for Charitable Humanitarian Development, Inc. v. Geithner, US District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, August 18, 2009. Reported in JURIST's Paper Chase here. Latest commentary available here... ...[read more]
May 5, 2009
by Jaclyn Belczyk
The US Department of the Treasury on Monday announced reforms to the US tax code to curb overseas tax havens and end tax incentives for companies to create jobs out of the country. In a joint press conference with Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, President Barack Obama said :For years, we... ...[read more]
April 2, 2009
by Steve Czajkowski
The US House of Representatives approved a bill Wednesday which allows the Treasury Department to ban certain types of compensation at companies which receive federal bailout money from the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP). The Pay for Performance Act of 2009, which was originally introduced ...[read more]
March 26, 2009
by Ximena Marinero
US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said that the US Department of the Treasury will propose stronger rules in response to the current economic crisis, at a meeting with the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) Wednesday. Geithner also said that the US should push for global financial reforms ...[read more]

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