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Federal Reserve Proposes New Control Regulations
On April 23, 2019, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System released a proposed rule to revise regulations related to the determination of "control" under the BHC Act and the Home Owners' Loan Act.
United States
14 May 2019
Financial Regulatory Reform Legislation Proceeds Through Congress
On May 22, 2018, the U.S. House of Representatives ("House") passed S. 2155, the "Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act."
United States
24 May 2018
Senate Passes Financial Regulatory Reform Bill
On March 14, 2018, the U.S. Senate passed S. 2155, the "Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act."
United States
19 Mar 2018
Treasury Report, Part II: Regulation Of The Capital Markets
The U.S. Department of the Treasury ("Treasury Department" or "Treasury") issued its second report (of four reports), titled "A Financial System that Creates Economic Opportunities, Capital Markets" (the "Report").
United States
18 Oct 2017
OCC Seeks Public Comment On The Volcker Rule
Section 13 of the Bank Holding Company Act (the "Volcker Rule") and its implementing regulations (the "Implementing Regulations") generally prohibit banking entities from engaging in proprietary trading...
United States
9 Aug 2017
Final TLAC Rules And Structured Products
On December 15, 2016, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (the "Federal Reserve") issued its final rules regarding long-term debt and total loss absorbing capacity ("TLAC") requirements...
United States
6 Jan 2017
TLAC's Back! Sifting Through The Federal Reserve's Final TLAC Rule
The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System issued its final rules regarding total loss absorbing capacity requirements for global systemically important banks in the United States.
United States
23 Dec 2016
Possible Worlds Versus Probable Worlds − The Metaphysics Of Systemic Risk: FSOC Revisits Asset Managers
On April 18, 2016, the Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC) again warned that asset managers present systemic risk to financial stability in five key areas...
United States
29 Apr 2016
Half-Hearted Relief For Munis: The Fed Adopts A Final Rule To Include Certain Municipal Securities As HQLAs Under The LCR Rule
On March 31, 2016, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System adopted a final rule to amend the Federal Reserve's Liquidity Coverage...
United States
14 Apr 2016
LCR – The Fed Takes Tentative Step To Expand HQLAs
The proposed rule allows certain U.S. general obligation municipal securities to count as level 2B HQLAs.
United States
3 Jun 2015
Suspension Of Contractual Rights Of Counterparties To UK Banks
On 26 May 2015, the Prudential Regulation Authority of the UK issued a consultation paper entitled "Contractual stays in financial contracts governed by third-country law".
3 Jun 2015
House Passes Bill To Ease Volcker Rule And Other Regulatory Requirements
The U.S. House of Representatives on January 14, 2015, voted (271-154) to pass H.R. 37, the "Promoting Job Creation and Reducing Small Business Burdens Act."
United States
29 Jan 2015
Housing Finance Reform
Efforts to address housing finance reform are starting to heat up, although the finish line is still probably a long way off.
United States
1 May 2014
Summary Of Final Rule Imposing Enhanced Prudential Standards On FBOs
Last week, the Federal Reserve Board issued its long-awaited final enhanced prudential rule under Section 165 of the Dodd-Frank Act.
United States
28 Feb 2014
SEC Proposes Floating NAV For Institutional Prime Money Market Funds; "Fees And Gates" For Non-Government Funds
The Securities and Exchange Commission today unanimously proposed two alternative requirements for money market funds.
United States
6 Jun 2013
SEC Statement On Money Market Fund Reforms
On August 22, 2012, SEC Chairman Mary Schapiro announced that three of the five SEC Commissioners, constituting a majority of the Commission, had informed her that they would not support a staff proposal to reform money market funds.
United States
30 Aug 2012
Extraterritoriality: The Volcker Rule
This bulletin summarizes in a single place the ways in which the Volcker Rule may reach outside the U.S. borders.
United States
20 Jun 2012
Volcker Rule: Guidance On The Conformance Period
On April 19, 2012, the Federal Reserve Board (the "Board") issued an interpretation that provides some clarity on the time period for a banking entity to comply with the Volcker Rule but that raises two other questions about timing.
United States
26 Apr 2012
The Volcker Rule: Compliance Considerations - January 2012
Every banking organization will have compliance obligations under the Volcker Rule published in November (the "Proposed Rule") by four of the federal financial regulatory agencies and, in January, by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (collectively, the "Agencies").
United States
27 Jan 2012
Enhanced Prudential Standards: The Federal Reserve’s Proposal
Shortly before year-end, the Federal Reserve Board ("FRB") proposed several rules to manage systemic risks presented by bank holding companies with consolidated assets of $50 billion or more and by nonbank financial institutions that are designated as systemically important by the Financial Stability Oversight Council ("FSOC").
United States
25 Jan 2012
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