Eve Levin  //  10/31/17  //  Topic Update

Raising the threshold for strict regulation from $50 billion to $250 for banks under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act could lead to another financial crisis, writes Sen. Elizabeth Warren at the Hill.

President Trump has largely settled on nominating either Jerome Powell or John Taylor to be the next chairman of the Federal Reserve (WaPo).

Vice President Pence broke a tie in the Senate to repeal a Consumer Financial Protection Bureau rule limiting the use of mandatory arbitration agreements (CFPB MonitorThe HillWaPo).

  • The Department of the Treasury issued a report criticizing rule (The Hill).

Updates | The Week of January 22, 2018

1/28/18  //  Daily Update

The Senate confirmed Jerome Powell to replace Janet Yellen as chair of the Federal Reserve chair.

Update | The Week of November 27, 2017

12/4/17  //  Daily Update

The Federal Reserve vice chairman urged central banks to "tread cautiously" with digital currencies.

Jeffrey Stein

Columbia Law School

Update | Week of October 30, 2017

11/6/17  //  Daily Update

The Trump Administration has taken dozens of deregulatory executive actions. Thanks to a series of resignations, President Trump has a rare opportunity to reshape the Federal Reserve’s board of governors.