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Historical review of “umbrella supervision” by the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

The article reviews legislative history and supervisory practices related to bank holding companies with a view toward understanding what Congress meant by referring to the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System as the ?umbrella supervisor? in the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act. The first part of the article looks at the historical development of bank holding company law and regulation, which laid the foundation for the current practice of umbrella supervision. The second part of the article provides answers to questions related to the Board?s current role as umbrella supervisor: What does ...
Working Papers (Old Series) , Paper 0807

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Revisions to the cash access policy on shipments and deposits in an interstate branching environment

Federal Reserve Bulletin , Issue May , Pages 338

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Subordinated debt and bank capital reform

In recent years there has been a growing realization that there are significant problems with the current bank risk-based capital guidelines. As financial firms have become more sophisticated and complex they have effectively arbitraged the existing capital requirements. They have become so good at avoiding the intent of capital regulation that the regulations have essentially ceased to be a safety and soundness issue for supervisors and have become more a compliance issue. There is also a growing realization that bank regulation must more effectively incorporate market discipline to ...
FRB Atlanta Working Paper , Paper 2000-24

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Consistency conditions for regulatory analysis of financial institutions: a comparison of frontier efficiency methods

We propose a set of consistency conditions that frontier efficiency measures should meet to be most useful for regulatory analysis or other purposes. The efficiency estimates should be consistent in their efficiency levels, rankings, and identification of best and worst firms, consistent over time and with competitive conditions in the market, and consistent with standard nonfrontier measures of performance. We provide evidence on these conditions by evaluating and comparing efficiency estimates on U.S. bank efficiency from variants of all four of the major approaches -- DEA, SFA, TFA, and ...
Financial Services working paper , Paper 97-02

Regulatory reform: lessons from the front line, 19th Annual Hyman P. Minsky Conference on the State of the U. S. and World Economies Organized by the Levy Economic Institute of Bard College, New York, New York, April 14, 2010

In a speech at the Minsky Conference on the State of the U.S. and World Economies, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland President and CEO Sandra Pianalto discussed consolidated supervision, an important, but sometimes overlooked, aspect of regulatory reform. She also described the criteria that she thinks should be used to define systemically important institutions and discussed a framework for ensuring financial firms are effectively supervised based on the risk they pose to the financial system. She concluded with an explanation of why it is vitally important for the Federal Reserve to remain ...
Speech , Paper 28

Working Paper
When do regulators close banks? When should they?

Working Papers , Paper 93-10

Journal Article
Clarification of operating standards relating to customer disclosures of section 20 subsidiaries

Federal Reserve Bulletin , Issue May , Pages 337-338

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The Foreign Bank Supervision Enhancement Act of 1991

Federal Reserve Bulletin , Issue Jan

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Follow the money: death threats, suicides and million dollar frauds are just part of the job for this Fed bank examiner

The Region , Volume 12 , Issue Jun , Pages 16-21



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