The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009

The Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 (the “Stabilization Act”) was signed into law on October 3, 2008 to provide, in part, a rescue plan (or as some have called it, a “bailout”) for the U.S. financial markets. The Stabilization Act created a Troubled Asset Relief Program (“TARP”), under which the Secretary of the Treasury