Participants in the EU-U.S. Joint Financial Regulatory Forum highlighted cross-border interagency coordination on (i) financial stability, (ii) climate-related financial risks, (iii) banking and insurance regulation and supervision, (iv) capital markets, (v) operational resilience, (vi) digital finance and (vii) AML/CFT compliance.
At a meeting of the OCC, FDIC and President's Working Group on Financial Markets, the PWG stated its intent to address regulatory gaps with respect to stablecoins in the coming months.
At a Financial Stability Oversight Council meeting on June 11, 2021, Federal Reserve Board Vice Chair for Supervision Randal K. Quarles encouraged the move toward the Secured Overnight Financing Rate and warned banks that the use of USD LIBOR quotes available after December 2021 for new products would create safety-and-soundness risks.
The Federal Reserve Board, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, CFTC, FDIC and SEC rules amending the definition of "insured depository institutions" to exclude firms with consolidated assets equal to or less than $10 billion from the Volcker Rule was published in the Federal Register.
The Federal Reserve Board, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, CFTC, FDIC and SEC adopted final rule amendments to exclude certain firms with consolidated assets equal to or less than $10 billion from the Volcker Rule.