Fed Study: GSIB Leverage Ratios No Cause of Treasury-Market Stress
As regulators prepare to extend the supplementary leverage ratio (SLR) to all large banks (see FSM Report CAPITAL230), a new Fed staff research note concludes that the higher leverage ratio did not undermine dealer-bank capacity.
Warren, Dems Use North Korea Case to Press Crypto AML/Sanctions Bill
Ahead of a hard push next month to add crypto AML and sanction standards to the defense authorization, Sens. Warren (D-MA), Van Hollen (D-MD), and Kaine (D-VA) sent a letter to Treasury Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence Nelson and National Security Advisor Sullivan calling on the Administration to crack down on North Korea’s illicit crypto activity.
Warren, Porter Demand Stricter FDIC Crackdown on Uninsured Deposit Underreporting
Following last week’s FDIC financial institutions letter highlighting that some banks incorrectly estimated uninsured deposits in their Call Reports, Sen. Warren (D-MA) and Rep. Porter (D-CA) late yesterday sent a letter to FDIC Chairman Gruenberg taking serious issue with the agency’s “feeble” response.