Daily Financial Regulation Update -- Thursday, February 29, 2024

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Federal Agencies

U.S. Department of the Treasury

Treasury Announces Enhanced Fraud Detection Process Using AI Recovers $375M in Fiscal Year 2023

February 28, 2024

The U.S. Department of the Treasury announced that it has recovered over $375 million as a result of its implementation of an enhanced fraud detection process that utilizes Artificial Intelligence (AI) at the beginning of Fiscal Year 2023.

Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

President & CEO Susan M. Collins: Observations on the Economy's Performance and Outlook

February 28, 2024

Susan M. Collins, President & CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, gave remarks on the economy's performance and outlook at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College.

Federal Housing Finance Agency

FHFA Announces $301 Million for Affordable Housing Programs: Funds disbursed to Housing Trust Fund and Capital Magnet Fund

February 28, 2024

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) announced that the Housing Trust Fund and Capital Magnet Fund will receive approximately $301 million for affordable housing initiatives from Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

Press Release

Bank Policy Institute

Blog: A Primer on Climate Physical Risk

February 28, 2024

With extreme weather events dominating the headlines, management of physical risks is becoming a rapidly increasing focus of financial institutions and regulatory authorities.


Bank of England

Permissions for transitional measures on technical provisions and risk-free interest rates

February 28, 2024

The Bank of England issued a new statement of policy (SoP) setting out an approach to granting regulatory permissions in relation to the transitional measure on technical provisions and the transitional measure on the risk-free interest rate.

Statement of Policy

Administration Changes


Office of the Comptroller of the Currency

  • Comptroller – Vacant (Michael Hsu serves as Acting Comptroller)

Appointments/Confirmation Hearings

U.S. Department of the Treasury – Janet Yellen (effective January 26, 2021)

Federal Reserve Board – Jerome H. Powell (effective May 23, 2022)

  • Vice Chair Phillip N Jefferson (sworn in September 13, 2023)
  • Vice Chair for Supervision Michael Barr (sworn in July 19, 2022)
  • Governor Michelle W. Bowman (sworn in November 26, 2018)
  • Governor Christopher J. Waller (sworn in December 18, 2020)
  • Governor Lisa D. Cook (sworn in September 13, 2022)
  • Governor Adriana D. Kugler (sworn in September 13, 2023)

Federal Reserve Bank of New York – John C. Williams (effective June 18, 2018)

Federal Reserve Bank of Boston – Susan M. Collins (effective July 1, 2022)

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation – Martin Gruenberg (effective January 5, 2023)

  • Vice Chairman Travis Hill (sworn in January 5, 2023)
  • Director Jonathan McKernan (sworn in January 5, 2023)
  • Director Michael Hsu (Acting Comptroller of the Currency)
  • Director Rohit Chopra (Director of Consumer Financial Protection Bureau)

Office of the Comptroller of the Currency – Michael Hsu (acting Comptroller, effective May 10, 2021)

Securities and Exchange Commission – Gary Gensler (effective April 17, 2021)

Commodity Futures Trading Commission – Rostin Behnam (effective December 17, 2021)

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau – Rohit Chopra (effective October 12, 2021)

National Credit Union Administration – Todd M. Harper (effective January 20, 2021)

Small Business Administration – Isabella Casillas Guzman (effective March 16, 2021)

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development – Marcia Fudge (effective March 10, 2021)

Federal Housing Finance Agency – Sandra L. Thompson (effective June 22, 2022)

U.S. Department of Education – Dr. Miguel Cardona (effective March 2, 2021)

Financial Crimes Enforcement Network – Andrea Gacki (effective July 13, 2023)

PH Client Alerts

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Legislation/Legislative Updates

Click here to view the full text of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (the "CARES Act"), Enacted March 27, 2020.

Click here to view the full text of the Paycheck Protection Program Increase Act of 2020, Enacted April 24, 2020.

Click here to view the full text of the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020, Enacted June 5, 2020.

Click here to view the full text of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021, Enacted December 27, 2020.

Click here to view the full text of the American Rescue Plan of 2021, Enacted March 11, 2021.

Click here to view the full text of the PPP Extension Act of 2021, Enacted March 30, 2021.

Click here to view a running list of proposed legislation from the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, House Committee on Financial Services, and House Committee on Small Business.

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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