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Dechert's Letter to the SEC Regarding the "Asset Management and Financial Stability" Report by the Office of Financial Research

Full copy of the comment letter recently submitted by Dechert to the Securities & Exchange Commission regarding the Office of Financial Research’s report on "Asset Management and Financial Stability." Dechert is highly...more

Office of Financial Research Delivers Report Identifying Asset Management Industry Activities That Could Pose Financial Stability...

The Treasury’s Office of Financial Research (the “OFR”) delivered a report to the Financial Stability Oversight Council (the “FSOC”) discussing ways that activities in the asset management industry might create, amplify, or...more

U.S. Office of Financial Research Issues Report on Asset Management and Financial Stability

The Office of Financial Research (“OFR”), an office of the U.S. Department of the Treasury, recently issued a report that may provide a roadmap for future designations by the Financial Stability Oversight Council (“FSOC”) of...more

OFR Report: Asset Managers Potentially Threaten Financial Stability

Asset managers create vulnerabilities “that could pose, amplify, or transmit threats to financial stability,” according to the Treasury Department’s Office of Financial Research (OFR) in a September 2013 report....more

Office Of Financial Research Studies Financial Contagion

The Office of Financial Research, or OFR, was created by the Dodd-Frank Act. It recently published a paper with the title “How Likely is Contagion in Financial Networks?” ...more

Frequently Asked Questions About Legal Entity Identifiers

The Office of Financial Research (OFR) of the US Treasury Department (which was created by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act) has been participating in a global effort to improve the infrastructure...more

OFR Posts Updated FAQs On Legal Entity Identifiers (LEIs)

The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act established the Office of Financial Research, or OFR, within the Treasury Department to improve the quality of financial data available to policymakers and to...more

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