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What a Trump Presidency Means for Financial Regulation

Justin Schardin / Blog November 10, 2016

Major changes could be in store for the post-crisis regulatory structure that has been built over the past eight years.

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The House GOP Alternative to the Federal Insurance Office

Justin Schardin / Blog October 5, 2016

The legislation would create a new office that would be both less powerful, and in some ways more independent, than the two entities it would succeed.

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Four Takeaways from the Fed’s Proposed Stress Test Changes

Michael Carlson / Blog September 28, 2016

The proposal would raise the regulatory burden on the eight most systemically important U.S. banks, especially compared to the large regional banks.

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Congress Raising Bank Threshold Would Be a Positive Move

Finance / Press Release November 3, 2015

The House Financial Services Committee may vote soon on change how banks with more than $50 billion in assets are regulated by the Federal Reserve.

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What to Watch for: Secretary Lew’s Testimony on FSOC’s Annual Report

Justin Schardin, Kristofer Readling / Blog June 16, 2015

The testimony may place special emphasis on emerging threats that have been in the news recently, most notably cybersecurity and international concerns.

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What We’re Reading in Financial Regulatory Reform, January 30

Finance / Blog January 30, 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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Five Financial Reform Priorities for Congress in 2015

Aaron Klein, Laura Hall / Blog December 23, 2014

With Republicans taking control of both the Senate and the House, the new leadership has promised to show that they can work together and with Democrats – and actually get stuff done.

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BPC-Recommended CFPB Reforms Advance in House Financial Services Committee

Justin Schardin / Blog June 11, 2014

This Tuesday and Wednesday, the House Financial Services Committee marked up several bills that would have important positive impacts on the way the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau operates. Three of those bills would implement changes that mirror recommendations made in BPC’s September 2013 report, The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau: Measuring the Progress of a New Agency.

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BPC Forum Highlights Potential Budget Impact of Proposed GSE Reform Legislation

Housing / Blog March 21, 2014

BPC’s forum on the “Implications of GSE Reform for the Federal Budget and National Debt” provided a primer on how the federal government currently accounts for the conservatorship of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and the budgetary impact of proposals…

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Fed Chair Yellen Says Labor Market Recovery Far From Over, Calls Rising Debt-to-GDP Ratio Unsustainable

Shai Akabas / Blog February 12, 2014

Dr. Janet Yellen testified yesterday before the House Financial Services Committee in her first public appearance on the Hill since being sworn in as Federal Reserve Chair. She spoke on a range of issues, including monetary policy and financial regulatory…

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