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Does FSOC have a role to play in coronavirus response?

03/31/20

After budget cuts and a strategic transition, the interagency body conceived by Dodd-Frank to identify systemic threats has largely been silent as the pandemic roils the economy.

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Fed finalizes new capital buffer ahead of 2020 stress tests

03/04/20

The rule establishes a measure of capital adequacy meant to simplify how banks are assessed in the Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review program.

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Warren queries large banks on their coronavirus planning

02/28/20

The Massachusetts senator and presidential candidate sent a letter to CEOs of five of the largest U.S. banks asking about their response to the outbreak.

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Truist rising: With megamerger done, pressure on to deliver

12/09/19

Cost cutting and systems integrations are short-term priorities, but over time CEO Kelly King and his heir apparent, Bill Rogers, will have to exploit the combined BB&T-SunTrust's revenue potential and prove the biggest post-crisis merger was a good idea.

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Regulators issue warning on growth of nonbank mortgage sector

12/04/19

A report from the Financial Stability Oversight Council cited a bigger share of originations and servicing by nonbanks as a potential vulnerability in the financial system.

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Three takeaways from regulators' approval of the BB&T-SunTrust merger

11/20/19

The smooth and relatively short process should be encouraging to other big banks that are eyeing deals. But their window of opportunity may not last long.

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'It makes my head explode': Comments of the week

11/07/19

Readers react to Sen. Warren calling for banks to fund her Medicare plan, a proposal requiring big-bank CEOs to testify before Congress, federal regulators missing Trump-appointees on their board and more.

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Warren won't let banks escape health care debate

11/04/19

If elected president, Sen. Elizabeth Warren would charge large banks a fee to help pay for her Medicare-for-all plan.

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Does Amazon-Google-Microsoft hold on the cloud pose a risk to banking?

09/30/19

With financial institutions relying more and more on cloud computing services, Washington is increasingly focused on the concentration of industry data in the big three technology giants.

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Fed proposes capital requirements for insurance units

09/06/19

The Fed is seeking feedback on a "Building Block Approach" to risk-based capital standards for firms heavily engaged in insurance activities.

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