A Guide to the Financial Bailout Legislation

John P. Hunt

University of California, Davis - School of Law

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: G18

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Date posted: October 15, 2008 ; Last revised: October 16, 2008

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Hunt, John P., A Guide to the Financial Bailout Legislation (October 14, 2008). Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1284707 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1284707

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