Are global regulators gunning for big tech?


Randal Quarles, a senior Fed official and chair of the Financial Stability Board, sparked debate with a speech about the risks and rewards of companies like Amazon, Facebook and Apple entering the financial system.


Fed's Quarles lays out new vision for Financial Stability Board


The Federal Reserve’s top regulator, who assumed the chairmanship of the international board in November, said the FSB should explain the rationale behind its financial benchmarks while establishing new ones to combat emerging threats.


Big-bank rule may have fueled December’s stock market rout


It’s possible the G-SIB surcharge, an additional capital charge on large banks, contributed to market volatility at the end of last year, argues Sen. Thom Tillis.


Despite isolationist mood, U.S. isn't going it alone on banking rules


Having the Federal Reserve Board’s bank supervision chief at the helm the Financial Stability Board cements U.S. leadership on cross-border regulation.


Bitcoin nosedive continues; nearly 30 large banks sign UN ethics code


Miners of the digital currency are losing interest, which could lead to more price declines; scandal-scarred banks among those that endorse Principles for Responsible Banking.


FSB names Fed’s Quarles as next chairman


The choice appears to reaffirm U.S. regulators' commitment to the international standards-setting body.


Fed's Quarles in line to lead global regulator


Federal Reserve Vice Chairman for Banking Supervision Randal Quarles is expected to succeed Bank of England Governor Mark Carney as chairman of the Financial Stability Board, a key global financial regulator, according to two people familiar with the matter.


Trump feuds hurting U.S. banking regulators' influence abroad


The Fed’s top regulator is reportedly gunning to run the international Financial Stability Board, but the president's trade wars and recent criticism of Europe are impeding that effort and weakening U.S. regulators' hand more generally.


The death of the Basel Committee has been greatly exaggerated


The international standards-setting body is weathering the infatuation with isolationism in the U.S. and elsewhere better than expected.


Top Republican demands Fed stop participating in Basel, FSB


A top House Republican is calling on the Federal Reserve to cease its participation in international standards-setting forums until after President Trump has installed his own leadership in the central bank.