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Leverage Ratio Examined for Derivative Trading

August 6, 2019

In the wake of the global financial crisis of 2008–2009, Basel III introduced a more comprehensive set of capital and liquidity requirements for banks in order to address shortcomings in the pre-crisis capital framework and improve the resilience of the financial system.

Even Though the Fifth Amendment is a Constitutional Right

July 20, 2019

Even though the fifth amendment is a Constitutional right, Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) enforcement officials can draw a negative inference when its invoked, according to their manual. The Futures Industry Association held its latest webinar entitled “The CFTC’s New Enforcement Manual: Its Key Content and Use for Practitioners in CFTC Investigations.”

Community Banks Exempt from Volcker Rule

July 10, 2019

Five federal financial regulatory agencies announced on Tuesday that they adopted a final rule to exclude community banks from the Volcker Rule, consistent with the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act.