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Marijuana Legalization: Raising Novel Banking Questions

Aaron Klein, Kristofer Readling / Blog November 5, 2015

The regional Federal Reserve banks are taking different approaches to marijuana banking, with different consequences for businesses operating in those states.

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Reform the Fed? Get Rid of Groupthink

Aaron Klein / Blog April 7, 2015

While the need for regional bank candidates with more diverse experience is clear, the current structure appears to promote internal hiring.

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When Will Critical Fed Vacancies be Filled?

Justin Schardin / Blog May 13, 2014

Have last year’s changes to the U.S. Senate’s filibuster rule changed the speed at which independent financial regulators are nominated or confirmed? It is too soon to answer that question, but the unusual number of current and upcoming vacancies on the Federal Reserve Board of Governors (Board) will provide a notable test case in the Senate.

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