The Washington Report | For the week ended March 6, 2015

The Washington Report | March 6, 2015

In this issue...


Safety & Soundness

  • Federal Reserve Releases Results of 2015 Dodd-Frank Act Supervisory Stress Tests
  • Office of Financial Research Working Paper: "Are the Federal Reserve’s Stress Test Results Predictable?"
  • FSB and IOSCO Issue Second Consultative Document on Assessment Methodologies for Identifying Non-Bank Non-Insurer Global Systemically Important Financial Institutions
  • Federal Reserve Chair Yellen Discusses Results of Improved Supervision
  • FDIC Vice Chairman Hoenig Discusses "Basic Principles" of Financial Supervision
  • Basel Committee Publishes Basel III Monitoring Results
  • Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Holds Hearing on Federal Reserve Accountability and Reform

Enterprise & Consumer Compliance

  • CFPB Director Testifies Before U.S. House Committee on Financial Services
  • OCC Releases "Deposit-Related Credit" booklet of the Comptroller’s Handbook 

Capital Markets & Investment Management

  • MSRB Receives SEC Approval to Create Baseline Standards of Professional Qualification for Municipal Advisors
  • CFTC Chairman Discusses Key Agenda Items for the Coming Months
  • SEC Suspends Trading in 128 Dormant Shell Companies
  • SEC Makes First Whistleblower Award to a Company Officer
  • Enforcement Actions

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