The Federal Reserve Board, the FDIC, the OCC, the National Credit Union Administration and state financial regulators provided guidance to examiners for assessing the "safety and soundness" of a financial institution during the COVID-19 pandemic.
FINRA and the national securities exchanges participating in the National Market System Plan Governing the Consolidated Audit Trail amended a previous request to the SEC for exemptive relief from certain reporting requirements.
At an SEC Fixed Income Market Structure Advisory Committee meeting, SEC Chair Jay Clayton and Commissioners Elad L. Roisman and Hester M. Peirce addressed issuers concerning rating agencies, bond pricing, trade transparency and internal fund crosses.
In remarks to the Financial Stability Oversight Council, SEC Chair Jay Clayton offered observations on the current state of the capital markets and efforts undertaken by the SEC to mitigate systemic risk.
Federal Reserve Board Vice Chair for Supervision Randal K. Quarles and OCC Comptroller Joseph M. Otting described supervisory and regulatory actions to support "consumers, households and businesses" and ongoing efforts to strengthen the banking system.