FSOC Issues Two Studies and One Proposed Rule


On January 18, the Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC) took three actions to satisfy statutory obligations imposed on it under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.

1. Study on Implementation of the Volcker Rule FSOC released the study on how best to comprehensively implement the Volcker Rule in a manner that constrains risk-taking by, and promotes the safety and soundness of, banking entities that is required under Section 619 of the Dodd-Frank Act. The study included the following key recommendations by the FSOC that seek to identify and eliminate prohibited proprietary trading activities and investments in or sponsorships of hedge funds and private equity funds by banking entities...

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