The Washington Report | For the week ended May 29, 2015

The Washington Report | May 29, 2015

In this issue...


Safety & Soundness

  • Agencies Seek Further Comment on Interagency Effort to Reduce Regulatory Burden
  • Federal Reserve Board Governor Fischer Discusses Connectedness in Global Economies
  • FSB Publishes Peer Review on Supervisory Frameworks and Approaches for SIBs
  • FDIC Releases First Quarter 2015 Quarterly Banking Profile
  • OFR Publishes Paper on System-wide Commonalities in Market Liquidity 

Enterprise & Consumer Compliance

  • Federal Reserve Releases 2014 Survey of Household Economics and Decisionmaking
  • CFPB Obtains Judgment Against Foreclosure Relief Scam Companies
  • CFPB and Department of Justice Charge Nonbank Mortgage Wholesale Lender for Discriminatory Mortgage Pricing 


  • NAIC Committee Adopts Proposed Revisions Related to Captives 

Capital Markets & Investment Management

  • FINRA Announces SEC Approval of Amendments to Arbitration Codes
  • FINRA Issues Proposed Rule to Require Delivery of an Educational Communication to Customers of a Transferring Representative
  • FINRA Chairman Discusses Customer "Best Interest" Standard for Broker Dealers
  • CFTC Chairman Massad Discusses Current Efforts of His Agency
  • Enforcement Actions

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