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Davis Polk Financial Services Regulatory Reform Tool—Post Midterm Election Edition

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Financial services regulatory reform will continue to evolve in 2018 and 2019.  As we observe the changing legislative landscape, here is the Post Midterm Election Edition of our reference tool, which provides context and summarizes current developments across a range of key regulatory areas, agencies and actors.  We will continue to track these issues and will provide our next update early in the new year.

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A Breath of Fresh Air at the FDIC: The “Trust through Transparency” Initiative

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FDIC Chairman Jelena McWilliams has announced a “Trust through Transparency” initiative that is remarkable and well worth a read.  In our view, there are three main takeaways.  One is the importance of transparency to public trust in a Democracy, the second is how important it is that the government be accountable to the governed, which in the banking sector translates as consistency in the supervisory environment, and the third is a rethinking of what should be treated as confidential supervisory information.

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Status of Financial Regulatory Leadership Changes

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As we head into the mid-term election season, we have updated our brief deck summarizing the leadership and staffing changes among federal financial regulators, including announced nominations, confirmations, resignations and expiring terms.  The first slide summarizes the state of play for the agencies’ principals; the later slides provide a deeper look on an agency-by-agency basis, including select senior staff.  We intend to continue to update th

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Financial CHOICE Act of 2017

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Posted by H. Rodgin Cohen and Samuel R. Woodall III, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, on Thursday, June 15, 2017

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Financial Scholars Oppose Eliminating “Orderly Liquidation Authority” As Crisis-Avoidance Restructuring Backstop

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Posted by Mark J. Roe, Harvard Law School, on Friday, May 26, 2017

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Another “Choice” for Bank Regulatory Reform?

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Posted by Luigi L. De Ghenghi and Margaret Tahyar, Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP, on Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Editor's Note: Luigi L. De Ghenghi and Margaret Tahyar are partners at Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP. This post is based on a Davis Polk publication.

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It’s Time for the Pendulum to Swing Back

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Posted by Edward D. Herlihy and Richard K. Kim, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, on Friday, February 17, 2017

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OCC to Issue Special Purpose National Bank Charters to Fintech Companies

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Posted by Michael Nonaka, Covington & Burling LLP, on Sunday, December 11, 2016
Editor's Note: Michael Nonaka is a partner in the financial institutions group at Covington & Burling LLP. This post is based on a Covington publication by Mr. Nonaka, John Dugan, and Luis Urbina.

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Ten Key Implications of Donald Trump’s Electoral Victory for Financial and Securities Regulation

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Posted by Dan Ryan, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, on Wednesday, December 7, 2016
Editor's Note: Dan Ryan is Leader of the Financial Services Advisory Practice at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. This post is based on a PwC publication by Mr. Ryan, Mike Alix, Adam Gilbert, and Armen Meyer. Additional posts addressing legal and financial implications of the incoming Trump administration are available here.

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Banking Agencies’ Proposed Cybersecurity Regulations

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Posted by Joseph P. Vitale, Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP, on Friday, November 11, 2016
Editor's Note: Joseph P. Vitale is a partner at Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP. This post is based on a Schulte Roth publication by Mr. Vitale, Michael L. Yaeger, and Noah N. Gillespie.

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