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  • SEC

    SEC 2022 exam priorities stress compliance ‘must be empowered’


    The Securities and Exchange Commission released its 2022 examination priorities, providing investment firms, broker-dealers, and other registrants a breakdown of what issues the Division of Examinations will focus on this year.

  • Blog

    CFTC Commissioner: Regulators should ‘do no harm’ to blockchain


    As regulators address the use of blockchain technology by financial institutions, three words should guide their efforts: “do no harm.” That was the message from the Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s J. Christopher Giancarlo during a speech at the 2016 Blockchain Symposium. Regulators should foster, not impede, developments, he said.

  • Blog

    New OCC Task Force on Banking Innovation


    Image: The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency is pulling together a team to consider the regulatory implications of advances in banking technology. “We’re still early in the process, so I can’t tell you exactly where we’ll end up,” OCC director Tom Curry said. He did float the idea ...