Reading List: Legal Analysis & Review of Washington’s Financial Industry Bailout Plan

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[Update 11.04.08: a permanent version of this JD Supra reading list is now located at Legal Analysis: The Global Financial Crisis. Please visit the new location for the latest updates and newest documents.]

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Morrison & Foerster, Duane Morris, Lang Michener, Mintz Levin, Lane Powell and other firms have been posting legal analysis of Washington’s proposed bailout plans and other developments related to current upheaval in the financial industry. Here is a must-read list of some of those documents:

(Lawyers and firms, if you have documents to add to the mix, share them on JD Supra now.)

Overview

Credit Repurchase Program and TARP 

Fannie & Freddie

Executive Compensation Conditions

Tax Provisions

Health Provisions

Environment & Energy Provisions

Securities

Impact on Employers/ERISA Retirement Plans

New Mortgage Lending Rules

Making Lemonade

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[Update 11.04.08: a permanent version of this JD Supra reading list is now located at Legal Analysis: The Global Financial Crisis. Please visit the new location for the latest updates and newest documents.]

Related news coverage:

- U.S. Implements Bailout as Global Markets Plunge (Washington Post; free reg req’d)

- Blaming Deregulation (Wash Post)

- Without a Bailout Plan, What Will the Cost Be? (Time)

- World Markets Plummet Despite Bailout (CBS News)

- Forecasters See Wobbly U.S. Economy Ahead (CBS News)