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Event: Former Fed Governor Tarullo Decries “Low-Intensity Deregulation”

“[A] good bit of that progress … could be endangered by a kind of low-intensity deregulation, consisting of an accumulation of non-headline-grabbing changes and an opaque relaxation of supervisory rigor. There are things to be concerned about in many of the individual proposals on such matters as the leverage ratio, resolution planning, and foreign banking organizations. It’s the cumulative effect, though, that is truly worrisome.”

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Joint Event: AFR Coalition Celebrates CFPB’s 5th Birthday

On July 21, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau turned five years old. In a joint statement, AFR and 25 allied organizations celebrated the bureau’s accomplishments. The AFR coalition also marked the occasion by hosting a breakfast event at the downtown Washington offices of the National

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AFR Event: Hedge Funds & Private Equity – Transferring Wealth Upwards

“Do private funds drive positive change and improve efficiency? Or do they drive short-termism, job losses and systemic risk in our markets? Regulators have only just begun to shine a light on these funds, revealing a host of problems and raising many more questions about their operations. “