Federal Reserve approves banking reform measures

In reaction to the Great Depression, Congress passed the Banking Act of 1933, better known as the Glass-Steagall Act, calling for the separation of commercial and investment banking and requiring use of government securities as collateral for Federal Reserve notes.

WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — Republican senators on Tuesday floated an outline of their own bank-reform legislation. to create a consumer financial-protection unit within the Federal Reserve that.

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WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — Democratic lawmakers in negotiations to resolve differences in sweeping financial-reform legislation agreed Wednesday to allow ongoing audits of the Federal. The House.

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Federal Reserve Board finalizes standards for Fed-regulated banks engaged in certain types of foreign exchange transactions with retail customers; April 3, 2013. Federal Reserve Board approves final rule establishing requirements for determining when a company is "predominantly engaged in financial activities" April 1, 2013

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If ultimately approved, the Lynch measure could affect Wall. Citigroup, Bank of America Corp and Morgan Stanley – and exchange operators such as Nasdaq OMX. In a rebuke to the Federal Reserve, the.

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The heads of the banking agencies told lawmakers that they expect to have regulatory changes from the S. 2155 regulatory reform law implemented by year-end. S. 2155 Rule Changes to Be Done by Year-End, Regulators Say

In November 1910, six men – Nelson Aldrich, A. Piatt Andrew, Henry Davison, Arthur Shelton, Frank Vanderlip and Paul Warburg – met at the Jekyll Island Club, off the coast of Georgia, to write a plan to reform the nation’s banking system. The meeting and its purpose were closely guarded secrets, and participants did not admit that the meeting occurred until the 1930s.

2 days ago · The announcement came days after the lower house of Congress approved the first round of voting for the pension reform bill, seen as a critical step to restoring health to public finances and.

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Regulatory architecture: Overview of banking regulators and key regulations. The Federal Reserve System is the central banking system of the United States and conducts its monetary policy. In addition, the Federal Reserve supervises BHCs (and FHCs), state-chartered banks that are members of the Federal Reserve System, the U.S. activities of FBOs, and SIFIs designated by the FSOC (as.

A House bill approved. of the bank-reform bill before it becomes law. The consumer unit is a key point of contention between Democrats and Republicans in both chambers. Democrats argue that the.