A Guide to the Financial Bailout Legislation
John P. Hunt
University of California, Davis - School of Law; Berkeley Center for Law, Business and the Economy
October 14, 2008
This paper summarizes and comments on the major provisions of the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008, grouping the subjects covered as follows: (1) General Nature and Scope of the Bailout Program; (2) Procedures for Purchase and Sale of Assets; (3) Insurance Program; (4) Executive Compensation; (5) FDIC-Related Provisions; (6) Foreclosure Mitigation/Management Guidelines; (7) General Regulatory Reform; (8) Oversight; (9) Additional Provisions.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 19
Keywords: credit crisis, financial bailout, emergency economic stabilization act
JEL Classification: G18working papers series
Date posted: October 15, 2008 ; Last revised: October 16, 2008
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