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26 03, 2024

DAILY032624

2024-03-26T16:39:52-04:00March 26th, 2024|2- Daily Briefing|

CBO Flags Long-Term Fiscal Risk to Financial Stability

CBO’s latest long-term fiscal forecast now includes a financial-stability warning absent from the Fed’s recent analysis (see Client Report SYSTEMIC97) and FSOC’s annual report (see Client Report FSOC29): the rising U.S. debt burden.

Chopra Expands CFPB Attack to Card Rewards

Undaunted by a CBA audience suing him on many actions, CFPB Director Chopra today gave a rousing defense of his agency’s credit-card late fee rule (see FSM Report CREDITCARD37), making clear he will vigorously defend it in the courts.

CFPB/FTC Press for More Tech-Finance Enforcement

Building on the Bureau’s recent efforts to limit AI use in comparison-shopping and other consumer-finance applications (see FSM Report CONSUMER56), the CFPB joined the FTC today in issuing a statement coordinating federal and state enforcement efforts against generative AI in particular and digital consumer-finance products more generally.

HFSC, AG Republicans Press SEC on Crypto-Custody Standards

HFSC Chair McHenry (R-NC) and House Ag Chair Thompson (R-PA), alongside 46 Republican members today sent a letter to SEC Chair Gensler calling for clarification the position on special purpose broker dealer’s (SPBD) ability to custody non-security digital assets, the agency’s willingness to address SPBD non-compliance, the regulatory classification of ETH, and the SEC’s position regarding Prometheum’s custody services announcement.

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15 08, 2023

DAILY081523

2023-08-15T16:28:12-04:00August 15th, 2023|2- Daily Briefing|

HFSC GOP Accuses SEC, FINRA of Crypto-Bill Sabotage

Accusing the SEC of preempting HFSC Republicans’ crypto legislative efforts via FINRA, HFSC Chairman McHenry (R-NC) and 22 other Committee Republicans today sent letters to SEC Chairman Gensler and FINRA CEO Robert Cook arguing that the timing of Prometheum Ember Capital LLC’s approval to operate as a special purpose broker-dealer (SPBD) was calculated to show that the SEC’s current crypto regulatory powers are sufficient.  The letters highlight that Prometheum is unable to perform clearing or settlement services and has yet to serve any customers, also noting what are said to be the company’s close ties to the Chinese Communist Party.

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