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FDIC’s Hoenig proposes a modern Glass-Steagall Act

Thomas Hoenig, the vice chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, is proposing a revival of the Glass-Steagall Act, but with some twists. Justin Pugsley reports.

Failure to repeal Obamacare highlights Dodd-Frank challenge

The failure to repeal Obamacare by the Trump administration makes Dodd-Frank look a little more secure. However, the administration has other tricks up its sleeve to drive financial reform

CFTC's Giancarlo calls for reinterpretation of regulatory mission

Acting chairman J. Christopher Giancarlo has kicked off reforms of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission with project KISS

Democrats want enquiry into SEC's Piwowar actions

A group of Democrat senators claim that Michael Piwowar, the designated chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission is stepping beyond his remit and is potentially wasting the agency’s time and resources

Crapo wants to go beyond Dodd-Frank reforms

Republicans are looking to work with Democrats in the Senate in a bid to come up with a bipartisan replacement for Dodd-Frank

SIFMA calls for Reg NMS review

Now is a good time to review national market system rules or Reg NMS says a leading financial trade association

Steven Mnuchin confirmed as Treasury secretary

Steven Mnuchin takes reins at the US Department of the Treasury and faces full workload of reforms.

Yellen asserts Fed’s authority to negotiate with global rule-setters

Fed chair Janet Yellen enters war of words with vice-chairman of House Financial Services Committee over participation in supranational regulatory bodies.

CFTC grants swaps dealers six-month reprieve on variation margins

CFTC gives swaps dealers another six-months to be compliant with over-the-counter derivatives variation margin rules.

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How CCAR might be re-shaped under Trump

Everything is up in the air for the US regulatory system, particularly given the the new administration’s promise of deregulation. As a result, the annual stress tests are likely to see changes because they are blamed for forcing banks to hoard excessive capital. By Justin Pugsley.

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