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Lisa Lambert

Mar 29 2017

U.S. Republican senators want review of 'too big to fail' process

WASHINGTON Republican lawmakers on Tuesday asked the U.S. Treasury secretary to review the process a government council uses to label non-bank institutions "too big to fail," saying the additional capital requirements and regulations are too onerous.

Mar 23 2017

Senate panel presses SEC nominee Clayton on conflicts

WASHINGTON Jay Clayton, the Wall Street attorney tapped by President Donald Trump to lead the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, on Thursday defended himself against Democrats' charges that multiple conflicts of interest would force him to miss too many SEC votes.

Mar 23 2017

U.S. Senate panel presses SEC nominee Clayton on conflicts

WASHINGTON Jay Clayton, the Wall Street attorney tapped by President Donald Trump to lead the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, on Thursday defended himself against Democrats' charges that multiple conflicts of interest would force him to miss too many SEC votes.

Mar 20 2017

Trump administration fights its own agency in U.S. court

WASHINGTONThe Trump administration took an unusual step on Friday in its efforts to defang the U.S. financial consumer watchdog created after the banking crisis, with the executive branch of the federal government telling a court that one of its own agencies is violating the U.S. Constitution.

Mar 17 2017

Trump administration fights its own agency in U.S. court

WASHINGTON The Trump administration took an unusual step on Friday in its efforts to defang the U.S. financial consumer watchdog created after the banking crisis, with the executive branch of the federal government telling a court that one of its own agencies is violating the U.S. Constitution.

Mar 09 2017

After Snap IPO, U.S. regulator questions unequal voting rights

WASHINGTON/BOSTON One of two current members of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission raised questions on Thursday for companies like Snap Inc that offer shareholders unequal voting rights, saying the agency should "focus on how some innovations may prove detrimental to investors."

Mar 02 2017

U.S. financial regulators discuss labeling nonbank firm 'too big to fail'

WASHINGTON The Financial Stability Oversight Council, made up of all major U.S. financial regulators, met late Thursday afternoon and reviewed its designation of a nonbank firm as "too big to fail," according to a statement from the Treasury Department.

Feb 23 2017

Swaps industry gets last-minute relief from new U.S. margin rule

WASHINGTON U.S. regulators joined their European counterparts on Thursday and granted some last-minute relief on a swaps rule, after the derivatives industry said it was overwhelmed with record-keeping requirements by the rule coming online next week aimed at driving down risk in the financial system.

Feb 23 2017

Swaps industry gets last-minute relief from new U.S. margin rule

WASHINGTON U.S. regulators joined their European counterparts on Thursday and granted some last-minute relief on a swaps rule, after the derivatives industry said it was overwhelmed with record-keeping requirements by the rule coming online next week aimed at driving down risk in the financial system.

Feb 23 2017

Swaps industry gets last-minute relief from new U.S. margin rule

WASHINGTON U.S. regulators joined their European counterparts on Thursday and granted some last-minute relief on a swaps rule, after the derivatives industry said it was overwhelmed with record-keeping requirements by the rule coming online next week aimed at driving down risk in the financial system.

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