Articles tagged with: TBTF
The Dodd-Frank Act, Mike Konczal points out on washingtonpost.com (5/6/13), left it to regulators to decide how much capital banks must set aside. And U.S. regulators have ceded much of the task to the international …
“[I]t has taken federal regulators nearly three years since the passage of Dodd-Frank… to define which nonbank companies, if they were to fail, could threaten the integrity of the country’s financial system.”
With too many in Washington once again echoing the “What’s good for us is good for America” mantra of Wall Street, the Senate’s new findings should shred any argument for retreat from key reforms.
AFR’s Marcus Stanley was interviewed by Peter Barnes of Fox Business News on March 11.
MetLife CEO Steve Kandarian warns of dire consequences if large insurance companies are designated systemically important and deserving of special oversight. Such a move, he said, “could disrupt an entire industry just as the economy is regaining its footing.”