Lael Brainard

AI must be scrutinized by regulators, top Fed official warns

11/13/18

The Federal Reserve is paying close attention to how it might regulate artificial intelligence and machine learning, Fed Gov. Lael Brainard said in a speech Tuesday.

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Lighter reg touch could be mixed blessing for regionals

11/06/18

The Federal Reserve Board plan to revise its post-crisis framework promises reduced compliance costs and other benefits. But some analysts see the removal of guardrails as increasing failure risk, which may spook investors.

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Fed draws line in sand on easing big banks’ burden

10/31/18

Regional banks were the ultimate winners in the Federal Reserve’s proposal to tailor supervision, but rules for the biggest banks remained largely unchanged.

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CRA credit for high-speed internet access?

10/22/18

Better web access, paid for by banks, could go a long way toward moving the unbanked into the mainstream. It was one of many ideas batted around at a recent a conference on the role fintech can play in promoting financial inclusion.

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Fed looks to public to help define role on faster payments

10/03/18

For more than a year, the central bank has been under pressure to speed the development of a real-time payment system. But it faces tough questions about what its own role should be.

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Fed will have the say on key parts of OCC’s fintech charter

09/18/18

The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency has been taking the lead on a federal license for fintech firms, but the central bank will decide if such companies can access the payments system and other benefits.

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Fed finalizes rule limiting banks' exposure to single trading partner

06/14/18

The rule hews closely to a 2016 proposal but the central bank made a notable change to reflect a higher threshold for banks considered "systemically important."

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Volcker Rule gets a facelift: Here are 5 takeaways

05/30/18

Compliance changes proposed by the Fed would likely please banks, but reactions to the plan from past and current policymakers have been wildly different.

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No, regulators did not gut the Volcker Rule

05/30/18

The proposal to ease compliance with the Volcker Rule was portrayed as a rollback of the Dodd-Frank ban on proprietary trading. But it wasn't — here's why.

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Regulators extend comment deadline for leverage ratio proposal

05/18/18

Commenters will have more time to weigh in on the plan, by the Fed and OCC, that has triggered divisions among the federal regulators.

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