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Federal financial regulatory agency reform

Federal financial regulatory agency reform

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Published by Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.),
  • Monetary policy -- United States,
  • Federal Reserve banks

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRoger S. White
    SeriesMajor studies of the Congressional Research Service -- 1975-76, reel 6, fr. 0223
    ContributionsLibrary of Congress. Congressional Research Service
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination21 p.
    Number of Pages21
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15449100M

    First, the quantitative assessment evaluates whether a firm holds a sufficiently large capital buffer so that it can continue to be a viable financial intermediary even in a stressed market and macroeconomic environment. Today, the liquidity buffers for large financial firms have dramatically improved in terms of both their size and quality. Moffett for Freddie Mac. Understanding the regulation of the banking, securities and insurance industry can be confusing. As a result, policymakers were forced to develop ad hoc interventions to contain contagion and to prevent the collapse of the U. Some believe that the United States should no longer participate in international forums—such as the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision—that discuss and recommend minimum capital and liquidity standards for global banking institutions.

    If properly implemented, the reforms should help level the competitive playing field between large and small banks. It requires financial planners to keep their customers' interest first when recommending investments. The request is a sign that the investigation is advancing. These alternative deals, in which the seller retains ownership to a home until a contract is paid off, are popular in some Midwestern states hit hard by the foreclosure crisis. Government protection can help some critical industries get started.

    Moreover, we propose to authorize the Agency to impose appropriate duties of care on financial intermediaries. Bank of America Corp. The Board also supervises and regulates the banking system to provide overall stability to the financial system. Moreover, Section 23A of the Federal Reserve Act restricts the commercial bank subsidiary of a systemically important firm from on-lending the funds borrowed from the Fed to its broker-dealer—even if the broker-dealer has good collateral to pledge against the loan. Improve the Oversight of Global Financial Markets We urge national authorities to promote the standardization and improved oversight of credit derivative and other OTC derivative markets, in particular through the use of central counterparties, along the lines of the G commitment, and to advance these goals through international coordination and cooperation. Otherwise, the remaining franchise value of the troubled firm would quickly evaporate and we would experience significant contagion across the financial system.


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By Kimberly Amadeo Updated March 14, Financial regulations are laws that govern banks, investment firms, and insurance companies. Will the new law end the funding subsidy for big banks? There is not a credible liquidity backstop for a broker-dealer in bankruptcy. Michael F.

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Second, there would need to be a credible liquidity backstop for the restructured firm in place by Sunday evening when Asian markets open. As I just noted, the crisis clearly demonstrated the added importance of liquidity, as the firms that failed appeared to have been appropriately capitalized based on traditional regulatory metrics at the time.

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