Category Archives: G20

Global FinTech Policy – A Shifting Landscape

By | February 27, 2019

Courtesy of Barbara C. Matthews This February could rightly be called “FinTech Month” in Basel, Switzerland, given the number of documents put out by the Financial Stability Board (FSB) that point to a shift in priorities for the international standard setting body. While little noticed by the financial press, this post will analyze the FSB… Read More »

Increasing Transparency at the Financial Stability Board and Basel Committee

By | March 14, 2017

Shortly after President Trump took office, Congressman Patrick McHenry (R-NC) sent a sharply worded letter to Janet Yellen demanding that the Federal Reserve immediately cease participation in international financial regulation forums such as the Financial Stability Board (FSB), The Basel Committee on Banking and Supervision (BCBS), and the International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS). McHenry… Read More »

Effects of Regulatory Reform on Growth

By | October 5, 2016

After delivering a speech at a conference in Atlanta during the summer of 2011, then Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke received a pointed question from JP Morgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon, who after listing several new post-crisis banking regulations, asked the Chairman: “Has anyone bothered to study the cumulative effect of all these things, and… Read More »