Powell Ponders the Dollar
In remarks today at a conference on the dollar’s reserve-currency status, Chairman Powell highlighted Fed actions to ensure that the dollar is not only an essential global payment instrument, but also a stable one.

Republicans Prepare to Investigate SEC over Climate-Risk Disclosures
In a letter to SEC Chairman Gensler, Senate Banking Republicans upped their campaign against the SEC’s proposed climate disclosure rule, asking the Chairman to provide all written communication related to it.

Chopra Redoubles Plans for Innovative Standard-Setting, Tough New Rules
In a sweeping statement today, CFPB Director Chopra strongly defended his agency’s unusual approach to recent guidance and rulemakings as well as detailed ongoing priorities.

BIS Announces New Crypto, Cybersecurity, and Green Finance Projects
The BIS Innovation Hub today updated its 2022 work program with several new projects on cryptocurrency, cybersecurity, green finance, and CBDC.