With this report, FedFin begins our in-depth analyses of key provisions of the legislative draft released by House FinServ Chairman Hensarling (R-TX) as a statement of House GOP and perhaps a Trump Administration’s policy on the post-crisis regulatory framework. Action on the package in this Congress is unlikely, although some sections of the measure may come under consideration if Senate Banking Chairman Shelby (R-AL) is able to advance provisions of his package later in this session. Title I is relatively simple, establishing a ten percent leverage ratio as the criterion on which banks and depository institution holding companies (DIHCs) receive exemptions from many of the Dodd-Frank systemic-risk requirements.

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