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Tag Archives: Dodd-Frank Act

FRB Proposes to Lower Debit Card Interchange Fee

A proposed rule would lower the maximum amount that large debit card issuers can charge merchants for each transaction. By Arthur Long, Parag Patel, Barrie VanBrackle, and Deric Behar On October 25, 2023, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (FRB) published a proposal that would lower the maximum interchange fee — transaction fees … Continue Reading

White House Recommends Stricter Regulations for Large Regional Banks

President Biden is calling for tougher standards and supervision for large regional banks in the wake of recent instability in the US banking sector. By Arthur S. Long, Pia Naib, and Deric Behar On March 30, 2023, the White House issued a Fact Sheet calling on the federal banking agencies, the Federal Reserve Board (FRB), the … Continue Reading

Acting Comptroller Confronts “Too Big to Manage” Issue

The Acting Comptroller of the OCC discussed the limits of large bank manageability and the steps that regulators can take to address the risks posed by size and complexity. Arthur S. Long, Pia Naib, and Deric Behar On January 17, 2023, Acting Comptroller of the US Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) Michael Hsu … Continue Reading

Insider Trading in Commodities Markets: An Evolving Enforcement Priority

The CFTC and the DOJ both now pursue enforcement actions against trading in commodities based on misappropriation of confidential information. By Douglas K. Yatter, Sohom Datta, and Cameron J. Sinsheimer Among the many changes resulting from the Dodd-Frank Act, one that has been slow to develop, but broad in its significance, is the assertion of … Continue Reading