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What to Watch for: FSOC’s April 20 Meeting

Aaron Klein, Justin Schardin / Blog April 19, 2015

The preliminary agenda includes only a discussion of FSOC’s 2015 annual report, which highlights emerging risks to the financial system.

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What We’re Reading in Financial Regulatory Reform, April 17

Finance / Blog April 17, 2015

BPC’s Financial Regulatory Reform Initiative highlights news articles, papers and other important work which illuminate current and new thinking within financial regulation.

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Can GE Check Out of the SIFI Hotel (California)?

Aaron Klein, Justin Schardin / Blog April 13, 2015

The Financial Stability Oversight Council will be faced with deciding whether a firm that drastically changes its business model can shed its SIFI status.

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GE Looks to Check Out of ‘Hotel California’ of Added Federal Oversight

Finance / News April 10, 2015

General Electric Co.’s decision to slim down its GE Capital unit poses the first real-world test of whether a “systemically important financial institution” can ever jettison that label.

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BPC taskforce report calls for grid cybersecurity institute

National Security / News March 3, 2014

The utility industry needs a body modeled on the Institute of Nuclear Power Operation (INPO) to coordinate cybersecurity best practices, said a report the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) released Friday. “Based on experience with INPO, we believe such an organization…

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