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28 03, 2023

FedFin Assessment: Policy Implications of FDIC-Resolution Innovations

2023-04-03T12:48:36-04:00March 28th, 2023|The Vault|

As noted yesterday, the FDIC’s recent rescues have had several unusual features with implications not only for future policy, but also for pending special assessments to replenish the DIF for the $22.5 billion estimated costs to the Deposit Insurance Fund.  Analyzed here, new tools – e.g., voluntary liquidation, equity-appreciation rights, lines of credit – have determine the extent to which this estimate holds, how FHLB advances are treated in future resolutions, and the role the FDIC may play in companies that acquire failed IDIs….

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28 03, 2023

RESOLVE50

2023-03-28T11:42:40-04:00March 28th, 2023|5- Client Report|

FedFin Assessment: Policy Implications of FDIC-Resolution Innovations

As noted yesterday, the FDIC’s recent rescues have had several unusual features with implications not only for future policy, but also for pending special assessments to replenish the DIF for the $22.5 billion estimated costs to the Deposit Insurance Fund.  Analyzed here, new tools – e.g., voluntary liquidation, equity-appreciation rights, lines of credit – have determine the extent to which this estimate holds, how FHLB advances are treated in future resolutions, and the role the FDIC may play in companies that acquire failed IDIs.  A forthcoming FedFin report will assess another issue sure to come up at Congressional hearings:  why the FDIC and other agencies used these options in concert with a systemic designation protecting uninsured depositors rather than their OLA powers designed to prevent both uninsured-depositor protection and the most recent of the Fed’s facilities backing the banking system.

RESOLVE50.pdf

27 03, 2023

DAILY032723

2023-03-27T17:00:51-04:00March 27th, 2023|2- Daily Briefing|

FDIC Adopts New IDI-Resolution Policy

The FDIC’s announcement late yesterday that it had sold portions of SVB to First-Citizens indicate that a provision also in its Signature bridge-bank sale reflect a new FDIC resolution policy: a willingness to take warrants.

Global Authorities Press FX Payment Redesign

The BIS Committee on Payments and Market Infrastructures (CPMI) today issued a final report offering a number of recommendations to central banks to facilitate the adoption of PvP systems.  To mitigate regulatory barriers, the report recommends that central banks strengthen regulatory incentives for FX market participants to use PvP arrangements, improve settlement risk exposure reporting, and enact robust settlement finality protection.

Barr Defends Fed, Promises Review

Ahead of what is sure to be two raucous days of Congressional hearings, FRB Vice Chairman Barr’s testimony emphasizes that the Federal Reserve will use “all its tools” to protect banks of all sizes and that all deposits at all banks are safe.

Gruenberg Mounts Vigorous FDIC Defense, Presses For Significant Rule, Premium-Assessment Rewrite

FDIC Chairman Gruenberg’s testimony ahead of Congressional hearings describes the Signature and SVB actions, rebutting bailout assertions on grounds that the banks in fact failed and banks – not taxpayers – will make up any FDIC losses.  He also indicates that the FDIC can and will investigate insiders to determine responsibility and pursue penalties if appropriate.

Daily032723.pdf

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