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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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Congresswoman presses regulators on Volcker Rule data

Finance / News August 29, 2016

The Volcker Rule has proved to be one of the most closely watched and contentious pieces of the financial regulatory overhaul that followed the financial crisis.

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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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Yellen Faces Congress Amid Direst Threat to Fed Since Dodd-Frank

Finance / News February 23, 2015

Lawmakers from both parties are demanding greater transparency and accountability from the Federal Reserve.

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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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