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GAO Report Urges Additional Coordination between Agencies When Implementing Dodd-Frank Regulations

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The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act requires or authorizes various federal financial regulators to issue hundreds of rules to implement reforms intended to strengthen the financial services industry. GAO is required to annually study financial services regulations. GAO has issued a report that examines: the regulatory analyses, including... Read More

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FSOC Issues Proposed Guidance on Authority to Require Supervision and Regulation of Certain Nonbank Financial Companies

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Section 113 of the Dodd-Frank Act authorizes the Financial Stability Oversight Council, or FSOC, to require a nonbank financial company to be supervised by the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and be subject to prudential standards if FSOC determines that material financial distress at the nonbank financial... Read More

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Fed Proposes Phase-In Period for Most Savings and Loan Holding Companies to File Regulatory Reports

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The Federal Reserve Board is proposing a two-year phase-in period for most savings and loan holding companies, or SLHCs, to file Federal Reserve regulatory reports with the Board and an exemption for some SLHCs from initially filing Federal Reserve regulatory reports. Under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection... Read More

Topics: Banking, Uncategorized

GAO Study on Residential Appraisals

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Real estate valuations, which encompass appraisals and other estimation methods, have come under increased scrutiny in the wake of the recent mortgage crisis. The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act mandated that GAO study the various valuation methods and the options available for selecting appraisers, as well as... Read More

Topics: Banking, Uncategorized