Global Regulators Tackle CCP Operational, Liquidity Risk

Although no new standards are planned, IOSCO and the CPMI nonetheless today released a request for views on how CCPs can best manage operational and other risks unrelated to default events.

Senate Climate Change Session Yields Familiar Talk, Little Action

Today’s Senate Banking hearing on the economic costs of climate change yielded familiar climate, energy, and financial-stability arguments along party lines.

Toomey Demands Fed Transparency, Presses Reform

In a Bloomberg interview today, Senate Banking Ranking member Toomey (R-PA) disclosed that a conservative group pressing the Fed for Reserve Trust information determined that there are at least a dozen pages germane to the question of how this firm obtained payment-system access.

CFPB Plans to Combat Bigtech in Payments and Commerce

The CFPB today released a report laying out more details of how it plans to proceed on at least one bigtech concern: the integration of payments and commerce.  The report details numerous risks in this arena, including those related to security and privacy and the ability of bigtech to quickly gain a dominant market share.

Brown, Other Dems Demand USB Consumer-Account Data

Sens. Brown (D-OH), Warren (D-CA), and three other Banking Committee Democrats today demanded information from U.S. bank regarding a recent CFPB enforcement action related to improperly-opened consumer accounts.