Treasury's Regulatory Revamp Plan Includes OTC Settlement Oversight

Kite, Shane
April 2008
Securities Industry News;4/7/2008, Vol. 20 Issue 14, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports on the proposal of the U.S. Treasury Department to place the payment and settlement infrastructure of over-the-counter derivative securities markets under the oversight of the Federal Reserve. The proposal also calls for the development of a federal charter for systematically important payment and settlement systems. Under the proposal, the Federal Reserve would have the authority to require financial institutions to limit or monitor risk exposure to certain asset classes or counterparties.


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