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  • Service: Advisory, Risk Consulting
  • Industry: Banking & Capital Markets
  • Type: Publication series
  • Date: 8/9/2011

Regulatory Practice Letter #11-17 

Designating Systemically Important Financial Market Utilities-Final Rule Risk Management Supervision of Designated Clearing Entities-Report
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The Payment, Clearing and Settlement Supervision Act of 2010, Title VIII of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (the “Dodd-Frank Act”), gives the Financial Stability Oversight Council (“Council”) the authority to designate as systemically important certain financial market utilities (“FMUs”) and certain payment, clearing and settlement activities by financial institutions, and to subject those entities that are so designated to heightened prudential standards and enhanced supervision by their primary Federal regulators and the Federal Reserve Board (“Fed”).