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Compliance and Risk

The Financial Stability Board issued a set of policy proposals aimed at addressing systemic risk in the non-bank financial intermediation sector, which the group said are intended to “reduce liquidity demand spikes; enhance the resilience of supply in stress; and enhance risk monitoring and the preparedness of authorities and market participants.”

Newsbytes

A pilot program by the U.S. Postal Service to offer check cashing services is inconsistent with congressional intent and inappropriately stretches the definition of “postal services,” ABA said in a letter to the Postal Regulatory Commission today.

Compliance and Risk

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau today said it would invoke a “largely unused” authority under the Dodd-Frank Act to directly examine nonbank financial services providers. “Given the rapid growth of consumer offerings by nonbanks, the CFPB is now utilizing a dormant authority to hold nonbanks to the same standards that banks are held to,” said CFPB Director Rohit Chopra.

Payments

As the Federal Reserve continues to consider which entities may become eligible for access to its payments systems, ABA and a coalition of trade groups called for the Fed to clarify how it will address problems of institutions with novel charters—such as state-chartered non-depository banks and crypto firms—seeking access.

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