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'Too big to seriously punish': Comments of the week

10/02/17

Readers comment on the ripple effects of the Equifax breach, who benefits from the CFPB's final arbitration rule, gender-related issues in financial services, and more.

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The rise and fall of Equifax; JPM plans Polish expansion

09/25/17

Ironically, the credit bureau’s rise was built on promise to safeguard customers’ most sensitive information; bank to build global ops center in Warsaw.

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Fed dodges key decision on faster payments

09/06/17

The central bank said Wednesday that it will assess a range of options regarding its operational role in a modernized payment system, an issue that divides large and small banks.

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Cordray skirts gubernatorial talk; no more SIFIs?

09/05/17

CFPB director gives political speech but avoids saying if he will run for governor in Ohio; Treasury is looking into getting rid of the "too big to fail" label.

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Prudential is said to plot its escape from Fed oversight

08/17/17

Prudential Financial is laying the groundwork to escape the government's label that it's too big to fail, a move that would dramatically reduce federal oversight of the largest U.S. life insurer.

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Have central clearing policies worsened ‘too big to fail’?

05/15/17

Recent data on derivatives suggests strongly that increased clearing has occurred apparently at the expense of reporting dealers.

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‘Like humans do’: Comments of the week

05/12/17

Readers sound off on the use of AI in underwriting, the reasons for the failure of a Milwaukee bank, U.S. banks’ progress in adopting APIs, and more.

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Meltzer, Fed historian who criticized bailouts, dies at 89

05/10/17

Allan Meltzer was an economist and Federal Reserve historian who was critical of the central bank’s recent policies.

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Is systemic risk a Dodd-Frank fallacy?

05/05/17

As Treasury Department officials review the Financial Stability Oversight Council’s designation process, they should also reexamine how the Dodd-Frank Act defines systemic risk.

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How ending FDIC's resolution powers would hurt Americans

05/03/17

The full-scale attack on the “orderly liquidation authority,” the Dodd-Frank Act provision authorizing the government to manage wind-downs of failed companies, is unfortunate.

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