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US House of Representatives Approves Bipartisan Bill to Modify Systemically Important Financial Institution Designation

by Shearman & Sterling LLP on

The US House of Representatives voted 288-130 in favor of the Systemic Risk Designation Improvement Act of 2017 (H.R. 3312). The bill, introduced on July 19, 2017 and sponsored by Representative Blaine Luetkemeyer, removes...more

Financial Stability Board Issues Activities-Based Recommendations for the Global Asset Management Industry

by Dechert LLP on

The FSB continues to plan to revisit whether there are residual entity-specific sources of systemic risk that cannot be addressed effectively by market-wide activities-based policies that would support global systemically...more

FSB Issues Proposed Activities-Based Financial Stability Recommendations for the Global Asset Management Industry

by Dechert LLP on

The Financial Stability Board (FSB), an international body established by the G-20 in response to the 2008 financial crisis, on June 22, 2016 released its third Consultative Document relating to the regulation and oversight...more

Federal Reserve Bank of New York President Proposes Providing Securities Firms with Access to Discount Window

by Shearman & Sterling LLP on

Federal Reserve Bank of New York President William Dudley delivered remarks at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta 2016 Financial Markets Conference, focusing on the connection between liquidity and financial stability....more

US Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve Sytem Re-Proposes Single Counterparty Credit Limits for Large US Bank Holding...

by Shearman & Sterling LLP on

The US Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System re-proposed rules that would establish single counterparty credit limits for domestic and foreign bank holding companies, as well as US intermediate holding companies,...more

FSB releases resolvability measures

by Dentons on

FSB has published two guidance papers and three consultations as part of its policy to end “too big to fail” and work towards resolvability of all financial institutions that could be systemic if they fail. It has...more

Dodd-Frank Turns Five, What Comes Next?

by K&L Gates LLP on

The 2008 credit crisis was the beginning of an era of unprecedented government management of the capital markets. July 21, 2015 marked the fifth anniversary of the hallmark congressional response, the Dodd-Frank Wall Street...more

Financial Services Quarterly Report - Second Quarter 2015: U.S. FSOC and Global FSB Signal Continued Scrutiny of Financial...

by Dechert LLP on

In recent months, both the U.S. Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC or Council) and the international Financial Stability Board (FSB) have taken actions signaling their continued interest in evaluating the potential...more

"Shadow Banking and Financial Stability: Regulators Propose Framework for Nonbank Noninsurers"

On March 4, 2015, the Financial Stability Board (FSB) and the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) issued a second consultation paper concerning the methodology they propose to use to identify nonbank...more

Financial Services Weekly News Roundup - March 2015 #2

by Goodwin on

SEC Spotlight on Broker-Dealer Supervision of Outside Business Activities of Registered Representatives. In this issue we report on the SEC’s settled administrative proceedings against H.D. Vest Investment Securities,...more

The Basel Committee Proposes to Double Down on Counterparty Exposure Limits

by Morrison & Foerster LLP on

On March 26, the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (“Basel Committee”) published a Consultative Document in which it proposes a revised supervisory framework for measuring and controlling large counterparty exposures...more

Cross-Border Resolutions: FDIC and Bank of England Release White Paper

by Morrison & Foerster LLP on

On December 10, 2012, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (“FDIC”) and the Bank of England released a white paper, Resolving Globally Active, Systemically Important, Financial Institutions, describing how each would...more

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