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Advance Notice of Rule Making on Use of Credit Ratings

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The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, issued an advance notice of rule making regarding alternatives to the use of credit ratings in the regulatory capital guidelines.  The Office of Thrift Supervision plans to join... Read More

Topics: Banking

Treasury Official Discusses Path Forward on Financial Reform

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Michael Barr, Treasury Assistant Secretary for Financial Institutions, outlined the path forward for implementing the Dodd-Frank Act on August 10, 2010.  Mr. Barr noted the agencies involved in implementing financial reform are in the process of establishing timelines for moving forward on the scores of studies, regulations, and other regulatory... Read More

Topics: Banking

FDIC Creates Office of Complex Financial Institutions

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The FDIC Board of Directors today approved the creation of a new Office of Complex Financial Institutions (CFI) and Division of Depositor and Consumer Protection (DCP) to help carry out its responsibilities under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. The CFI will perform continuous review and oversight... Read More

Topics: Banking