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16 11, 2023

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2023-11-16T16:40:39-05:00November 16th, 2023|2- Daily Briefing|

Global Supervisors Press Direct, Indirect CSP Oversight

Global financial supervisors today highlighted cloud-service provider systemic risk, pointing to an issue also of longstanding FSOC concern.

Barr Takes Surprising AOCI Turn

In remarks today focused on Treasury-market risk, FRB Vice Chair Barr also surprisingly said that “most banks” do not need to report unrealized securities gains and losses in capital although supervisors are stepping up surveillance in this area.

McHenry Escalates FDIC Revelations to Official Probe

Following bipartisan outrage regarding the FDIC’s harassment scandal at Senate Banking and HFSC hearings this week, HFSC Chairman McHenry (R-NC) today announced that his Committee will investigate the FDIC as well as Chairman Gruenberg for alleged misconduct.

Global Regulators Set Crypto Custody Standards

IOSCO today issued final standards for cryptoassets in securities markets, codifying its prior stand that protections such as those against conflicts of interest and embedded vertical-integration risks should be managed for cryptoassets in the same manner regulators and supervisors address them in fiat-asset transactions.

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24 10, 2023

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2023-10-24T17:18:54-04:00October 24th, 2023|2- Daily Briefing|

McHenry, Barr Blast Basel Adherence in End-Game Regs

Although today’s hearing challenging regulatory actions aligned with global regulators was postponed, HFSC Chairman McHenry (R-NC) and Financial Institutions Subcommittee Chairman Barr (R-KY) today kept up the pressure, releasing a letter to the GAO commissioning a study of the end-game rules.

New CRA Reg Sets Controversial, Complex Standards

Leading the way to certain inter-agency approval, the Federal Reserve today voted 6-1 to approve a final version of their 2022 controversial proposal (see FSM Report CRA32).

FDIC OIG: Supervisors Missed So Much, Acted So Slowly re SBNY

The FDIC’s OIG report today on SBNY’s failure follows much of the line the Fed’s OIG took when it came on the material-loss review of SVB’s collapse.

House Republicans Pressure Biden on $6 Billion Iran Ransom

Although HFSC continues to cancel all its hearings as the speakership battle continues, its Oversight Subcommittee today optimistically released a memo outlining goals for Thursday’s Iran-sanctions hearing.

Treasury Presses CSPs to Negotiate With Banks

Treasury Assistant Secretary for Financial Institutions Graham Steele today highlighted Treasury’s work with cloud service providers (CSPs) to improve transparency and security.

Divided FDIC Advances CRA Rewrite, Climate-Risk Principles

As anticipated, the FDIC on a 3-2 vote joined the Fed in approving a 1400+ page final CRA rule.

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