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Currency Authority Proposes Ban on Bank Investments in Commercial Metals

Nov 29, 2016 News

U.S. banking regulator seeks to stop banks from trading in metals like copper and aluminum.

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Financial Regulators Take Stock and Look Ahead

Nov 1, 2016 News

Wall Street Journal conference in New York brings together prominent regulators and industry insiders for wide-ranging discussions.

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GAO Calls on Government Leaders to Revisit Financial Regulatory Reform

Oct 6, 2016 News

Government Accountability Office issues report finding oversight system too fragmented and complex.

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The Marijuana Industry’s Access to Banks

Sep 22, 2015 Analysis

Legal scholar offers solutions to regulatory obstacles preventing businesses from using financial institutions.

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Financial Regulators Find Heightened Risks in Lending Behavior

Jun 4, 2015 Analysis

Rise in leveraged lending prompts concern among the top U.S. financial regulatory agencies.

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The Effect of Income Disparity on Financial Regulation

Jun 18, 2014 Analysis

Scholar worries that pay gap between financial industry and regulators may lead to regulatory failure.

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International Approach to Failing Financial Institutions Sought

Jan 9, 2014 Analysis

U.S. and U.K. regulators stress progress on cross-border agreements.

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U.S. Declines Insurance Liability for One Trillion in Foreign Bank Deposits

Oct 8, 2013 News

New rule protects the FDIC from liability for foreign deposits in the event of U.S. bank failure.

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Former FDIC Head Offers Prescriptions for Fixing Wall Street

Aug 8, 2013 News

In a lecture at Penn, Sheila Bair offers reforms for U.S. financial system.

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TARP Overseer Describes “Lost Opportunity” to Increase Small Business Lending

May 30, 2013 News

Report blames regulators' lack of sufficient oversight in reviewing loan applications.

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