Lawmakers press Mnuchin over GSE reform, reg relief and cyber threats


The government must continue to provide support for the mortgage market in any new housing finance system, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Tuesday.


Don’t put SIFI designations on the back burner


The Financial Stability Oversight Council should ignore two recent Treasury Department recommendations regarding the labeling of systemically risky nonbanks.


Four takeaways from grilling of FDIC, Fed nominees on Hill


Three Trump administration nominees faced thorough questioning from the Senate Banking Committee, although Democrats reserved much of their fire for the president’s nominee to the Federal Reserve Board.


Nominees for FDIC, Fed board to appear on Capitol Hill


Three nominees for financial regulatory posts, including the administration's choice to run the FDIC, will face questions by the Senate Banking Committee.


FSOC gives up effort to designate MetLife as SIFI


The Financial Stability Oversight Council filed a joint motion with MetLife that all but cemented the 2016 court ruling throwing out the insurance giant's designation.


As FSOC rethinks SIFIs, will any nonbanks remain on the list?


The Trump administration's Financial Stability Oversight Council is likely to remove the systemically important financial institution label for the remaining nonbanks on the list, but it might consider adding other firms such as Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.


Meet the new risks, same as the old risks: Trump's FSOC shares many Obama-era fears


The Trump administration's first interagency assessment of systemic risk highlighted many of the same worries as previous reports, but added a new emphasis on economic growth and regulatory tailoring.


Ex-comptroller Thomas Curry joins Boston law firm Nutter


The former OCC head and Massachusetts banking commissioner will co-lead Nutter's financial services practice.


What Zions' SIFI escape could mean for reg relief, other banks


Zions Bancorp. appears to have found a novel approach to escape the added requirements for banks above the Dodd-Frank Act's systemic $50 billion asset threshold, but other banks in a similar position are more likely to wait for Congress to address the issue rather than following suit.


Zions seeks removal of SIFI status


The $65 billion-asset company intends to shed its holding company and then will petition regulators to reconsider its designation as a systemically important financial institution.