FRB-NY Staff Assess CBDC Mission Impact
With Chairman Powell yesterday reiterating that the Fed will soon seek views on CBDC (see Client Report FEDERALRESERVE64), the New York Fed’s blog post today is a timely assessment of whether central-bank digital currency advances core central-bank missions.

CFPB Launches Anti-Overdraft, Pro-Portability Campaign
In concert with a new CFPB report, CFPB Director Chopra today announced that the Bureau will soon limit overdraft and NSF fees and undertake an array of other reforms to retail banking.

FFIEC Tackles New AML Priorities
Rec The FFIEC today released a significant rewrite of their BSA/AML examination manual, stressing not only an array of new priorities, but also recognition that current standards have unintentionally but often decisively encouraged derisking.