FSOC

Yellen balks at calling asset managers systemically risky

03/24/21

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said she prefers to have the Financial Stability Oversight Council flag hazardous activities by nonbanks rather than subject specific firms to heightened supervision.

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Will banks be pulled into GameStop uproar?

02/04/21

Banks weren't involved in the trading frenzy, but some observers say the regulatory response should address risks to all financial institutions.

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Panel of regulators flags financial stability risks from pandemic

12/03/20

The economic fallout from COVID-19 has highlighted systemic concerns about commercial real estate exposure, business debt and short-term wholesale funding, the Financial Stability Oversight Council said in an annual report.

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What to expect when you’re expecting divided government

12/02/20

President-elect Joe Biden will likely have to contend with a Republican-controlled Senate. That could have important implications for his approach to financial services policy.

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FSOC leaves mortgage markets uncertain

11/10/20

FSOC’s statement on the FHFA’s proposed capital rule raises questions for market participants trying to anticipate a post-conservatorship secondary mortgage market, should the incoming administration go through with the GSEs’ exit from governmental control.

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Oversight council warns of systemic threat from Fannie, Freddie

09/25/20

The Financial Stability Oversight Council said the mortgage giants may need a bigger capital cushion than their regulator has proposed, but stopped short of designating them as “systemically important financial institutions.”

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