FRB-NY Finds NBFIs a Source of Systemic Risk Over the Centuries

Reflecting renewed interest in “narrow banks,” the Federal Reserve Bank of New York blog posted evidence of systemic risk from nonbanks in the absence of any banks at all.

Stablecoin Compromise Faces Steep Challenges

As noted yesterday, HFSC’s Digital Asset Subcommittee is set for a Wednesday hearing clearly intended to lay the groundwork for near-term action on Chairman McHenry’s (R-NC) longstanding goal of enacting stablecoin legislation.

Despite Failures, DIF Restoration Ahead Of Schedule

At the FDIC Board’s meeting today, FDIC staff said that – while the timing for restoring the DIF to its 1.35% statutory minimum remains uncertain – the DIF could reach its statutory minimum ahead of time and by 2024.

Bowman Remains Staunch CBDC Skeptic

Reiterating that any U.S. CBDC requires Congressional approval, Gov. Bowman today also reiterated her longstanding skepticism to any such instrument.

CFPB Plans Timing Study to Buttress Junk-Fee Regs

The Federal Register today includes a CFPB comment request on its “Junk Fees Timing Study,” which would be part of a series of online lab experiments testing differences in consumer choices across different information presentations.

Warren, Reed Demand OFR Use Subpoenas To Obtain Systemic Data

Sens. Warren (D-MA) and Reed (D-RI) today urged OFR Acting Director Martin to fill data gaps around financial stability risks posed by climate change, cryptocurrencies, and repo markets.

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