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How FSOC Undermined, and the Fed May Save, U.S. Case for Insurance Regulatory Equivalence

Justin Schardin / Blog July 30, 2015

EU officials will soon make several decisions whether to grant U.S. insurance regulation “equivalence” with the EU’s new insurance regulatory and capital regime.

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What We’re Reading in Financial Regulatory Reform, January 16

Finance / Blog January 16, 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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What to Watch for: FSOC’s December 18 Meeting

Aaron Klein, Justin Schardin / Blog December 16, 2014

On the agenda for the Financial Stability Oversight Council’s final scheduled 2014 meeting is a closed-session vote on whether to designate MetLife as a systemically important financial institution.

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What to Watch for: The FSOC’s October 6 Meeting

Aaron Klein, Justin Schardin / Blog October 3, 2014

The Financial Stability Oversight Council is set to meet this coming Monday, October 6. The Council’s agenda includes a continuation of its work in three important areas: designating non-bank firms as systemically important financial institutions (SIFIs), asset management, and improving financial data quality and removing data gaps. With news Friday of MetLife’s request for a hearing to contest its proposed designation as a SIFI, the meeting takes on heightened interest.

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How the Federal Reserve Became the De Facto Federal Insurance Regulator

Finance / Blog July 30, 2014

Over a quarter – and possibly closer to a third, depending on the measurement adopted – of the insurance industry is now subject to examination and regulation by the Federal Reserve.

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