• Date: 7/31/2014

The Washington Report | For the week ended July 18, 2014 

In this issue...

Safety & Soundness

  •  Agencies Finalize Technical Correction of Risk-Based Capital Rules
  • FDIC Reminds Agricultural Lenders to Maintain Prudent Risk Management Practices
  • Treasury Secretary Lew Discusses Cyber Threats at the 2014 Delivering Alpha Conference
  • FDIC Announces Settlement of RMBS Claims Against Five Related Entities
  • "Operation Choke Point" Is Subject of House Subcommittee Hearing
  • House Subcommittee Hears Testimony on Regulatory Relief Bills for Community Financial Institutions
  • Senate Hearing Considers Criteria for Systemic Importance and Resolution Issues


Enterprise & Consumer Compliance

  •  CFPB Proposal Would Give Consumers Option to Publicly Share Complaint Narratives
  • CFPB Issues Guidance Regarding Mortgage Brokers Transitioning to "Mini-Correspondent" Lender Model
  • CFPB Charges Law Firm with Using Deceptive Court Filings and Faulty Evidence


Capital Markets & Investment Management

  •  FSB Seeks Comment on Proposed Reforms in Foreign Exchange Market
  • FINRA Forms Arbitration Task Force
  • SEC Commissioner Piwowar Speaks at the American Enterprise Institute Conference on Financial Stability
  • CFTC Commissioner O’Malia Speaks before the Quadrilateral Meeting of Legal Groups Representing the Securities Industry
  • Enforcement Actions


Recent Supervisory Actions