BIS: More Bank Competition Leads to Increased Credit Risk
A new BIS paper looks at a question critical to the debate over bank-merger policy: the extent to which competition drives bank risk-based pricing decisions in corporate lending and, by extension, other credit markets.
OCC Proposes Changes to FOIA Procedures
The OCC today proposed several changes to its FOIA procedures, including allowing expedited processing requests and appeals of denials of these requests and those for fee waivers.
Warren, Progressives Expand Blast on CapOne/Discover Deal to Encompass OCC Merger Proposal
CFPB Takes Precedent-Setting Step Bringing Nonbanks Under Supervision
The CFPB late Friday released its first contested finding that a nonbank is subject to its supervision following the establishment in 2022 of a process for bringing nonbanks under its supervisory wings (see FSM Report CONSUMER44).
Senate Republicans Introduce Anti-CBDC Bill
Sen. Cruz (R-TX) alongside Sens. Hagerty (R-TN), Scott (R-FL), Budd (R-NC) and Braun (R-IN) today introduced a bill to prohibit the Fed from directly or indirectly issuing a CBDC or even using CBDC as a monetary-policy tool.