The Washington Report | For the week ended September 9, 2016

The Washington Report | For week ended Sept 9, 2016

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Safety and Soundness

  • Federal Reserve finalizes policy for determination of the countercyclical capital buffer
  • FFIEC releases updated Information Security booklet as part of its Information Technology Examination Handbook
  • BCBS oversight body endorses direction of regulatory reforms
  • Agencies release report on the permissible activities and investments of banking entities

Enterprise and Consumer Compliance

  • Enforcement actions

Capital Markets and Investment Management

  • OCC proposes rule to prohibit banks and thrifts from dealing and investing in industrial or commercial metals
  • CFTC signs MOU with Mexican supervisory authorities
  • CFTC adopts final rules for systems safeguards testing
  • CFTC approves comparability determination for certain uncleared swaps with Japan
  • House passes Investment Advisers Modernization Act of 2016

Alternative Finance

  • House passes Accelerating Access to Capital Act of 2015

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