31 08, 2022


2023-01-03T16:36:42-05:00August 31st, 2022|2- Daily Briefing|

Fed Study Highlights DeFi Risks

The Federal Reserve yesterday released a staff study concluding that DeFi regulation poses unspecified but unintended consequences even as it reiterated and expanded on potential risks.

FSB’s Domanski Reinforces Calls for Holistic Crypto Framework

Dietrich Domanski, the FSB’s Secretary General, today reiterated global regulators’ call for a holistic crypto framework to rationalize digital payments so that innovation remains well governed.

Fed Study Details Need For, Challenges to Crypto Regulation

Another Fed study today repeats some of the DeFi study’s concerns noted earlier today, but goes on to a broader examination of digital-asset risk based on the Fed’s financial-stability methodology (see Client Report SYSTEMIC93).

FHLB System Opened for Possible Reform

Acting on Director Thompson’s promise to Congress, FHFA today announced a sweeping review of the Federal Home Loan Bank System.  This will begin at a late-September “listening” session, proceeding then to additional national and regional discussions.


11 04, 2022


2023-03-02T11:34:50-05:00April 11th, 2022|2- Daily Briefing|

SEC Sets Comment Deadline for Climate Disclosure Proposal

The Federal Register notice for the SEC’s controversial climate-risk disclosure proposal now sets the comment deadline as May 20.  As we noted when the proposal was approved, it aims to require Scope 1 and 2 emissions disclosures and includes an initial construct that will gradually lead to Scope 3 disclosures from larger companies.

Global Supervisor Prioritizes Commodity-Market Risk

As we noted in our weekly update, global regulators are increasingly concerned about commodity-market volatility.  In an interview today, FSB Secretary General Dietrich Domanski said that the top supervisory priority now should be monitoring commodity prices and valuations to anticipate margining stress and liquidity shortfalls.


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