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Political Economy Archive: Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.

Key study on implementing Volcker Rule released

The nation's most powerful financial regulators published a new blueprint Tuesday for how they will aim to keep banks from engaging in risky, speculative activity.

By Neil Irwin  | January 18, 2011; 3:43 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
Categories:  Federal Deposit Insurance Corp., Federal Reserve, Financial Stability Oversight Council, Regulation, U.S. Treasury  
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Federal regulators' report on foreclosures expected in early 2011; MERS, LPS under scrutiny

The four major federal regulatory agencies overseeing banks are conducting a joint investigation into residential foreclosure practices and policies that involves visiting mortgage servicers and reviewing sample loan files, according to a Federal Reserve official. In prepared remarks by a Federal board member to be delivered tomorrow before the House subcommittee on housing, Elizabeth A. Duke says that that investigators are expect to conclude the on-site portion of the examination process by the end of this year and plan to publicly release a summary report highlighting the industry-wide findings in early 2011.

By Ariana Eunjung Cha  | November 17, 2010; 4:18 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (11)
Categories:  Federal Deposit Insurance Corp., Federal Reserve, Housing  
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FDIC focuses on financial crisis's too-big-to-fail bank problem

By Brady Dennis Later today, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. will hold the first in a series of roundtable discussions about the implementation of the far-reaching financial overhaul bill that President Obama signed into law last month. The event will...

By Brady Dennis  | August 31, 2010; 11:28 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.  
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