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Bank Size Not Enough to Measure Its Systemic Risk

John Soroushian / Blog November 9, 2017

A multi-factor approach in determining systemically important banks would be an improvement over the current approach that is based entirely on asset size.

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Three Takeaways from the Treasury Report on Regulating Banks and Credit Unions

John Soroushian, Justin Schardin / Blog June 19, 2017

The report is a positive contribution to the debate on financial regulatory reform and includes a number of recommendations that could garner bipartisan support.

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Treasury Report on FinReg Offers Constructive Post-Crisis Steps

Finance / Press Release June 13, 2017

Treasury Department’s report on banks and credit unions is a positive contribution to the debate on how to address post-crisis financial reform.

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Trump Can Remake Most Financial Regulatory Agencies

Justin Schardin / Blog December 7, 2016

Amid the uncertainty of timing, Trump’s appointments will have a major impact on the future of the post-crisis financial regulatory structure.

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Did Policymakers Get Post-Crisis Financial Regulation Right?

Finance / December 6, 2016 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. ET

Now that much of the post-financial crisis regulatory structure is in place, it is time for policymakers to assess the cumulative impact of the reforms that have been made.

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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 to Watch for: FSOC’s March 11 Meeting

Aaron Klein, Justin Schardin / Blog March 10, 2015

The Financial Stability Oversight Council met Wednesday, March 11 in closed session.

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What We’re Reading in Financial Regulatory Reform, December 12

Finance / Blog December 12, 2014

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: 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 Financial Regulatory Structure Resembles the College Bowl System

Justin Schardin / Blog April 15, 2014

Complex systems are rarely designed from scratch. Governmental oversight structures often evolve through a series of reactions to crises, profit opportunities, and new technologies, not to mention scandals and other high-profile news events.

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