FSB Highlights Crypto, Stablecoin Risk
The FSB today issued an unusual statement warning of cryptoasset risk. Rejecting the BIS’s more sanguine view that stablecoins and other digital assets have yet to prove, the FSB warns that inter-connectivity with the financial system already poses grave hazard.
HFSC to Consider CRA Reform, Rewrite
Basel Committee Will Be Slow to Advance Climate-Risk Capital, Disclosure Standards
The head of the Basel Committee, Pablo Hernández de Cos, today reiterated that global bank regulators are dedicated to a cautious but determined set of climate-risk standards.
BIS Group Charts Course to Cross-Border CBDC
As part of the G20 cross-border payments roadmap, the BIS, IMF, and World Bank released a joint report today urging governments working on a CBDC to coordinate their designs and account for cross-border functionality early in their process.
FRB Atlanta Blog Refutes Dem’s Zelle Allegations
Coming in the wake of a letter sent by Senate Democrats alleging Zelle of mishandling fraud, FRB Atlanta today published a blog post defending the payments industry in cases where customers willingly authorize a fraudulent payment.
Chopra Promises to Promote Fierce Competition
CFPB director Chopra today reasserted his agency’s authority over ensuring financial-market competitiveness, describing recent actions against credit-card companies (see FSM Report CREDITCARD35), bigtech, and “junk fees” (see FSM Report CONSUMER38).