Systemically important financial institution
How Is Regulatory Reform Likely to Proceed?
Proposed massive legislative change is unlikely; more moderate reforms floated by Treasury are better bets.
Many Parts of Dodd-Frank Should Be Repealed
The law was about micromanaging financial services rather than facilitating capital markets.
‘Financial CHOICE Act’ Would Be Big Boost for Banks
The proposed law would significantly amend the Dodd-Frank Act and restore flexibility to financial institutions.
GE Posts Higher Q2 Earnings and Revenue
But the industrial unit's performance continued to be hampered by oil and gas volatility.
IMF Urges ‘Increased Vigilance’ Over Insurers
The sector's increased contribution to systemic risk necessitates a "more macroprudential approach" to regulating it, the IMF says.
Judge Strips MetLife of ‘Too Big to Fail’ Label
MetLife's victory in a legal battle with regulators could encourage other institutions to challenge the "systemically important" designation.
MetLife Plans Separation of U.S. Retail Business
MetLife's "bold move" could set a precedent for other "systemically important" insurers seeking to avoid higher capital requirements.
MetLife in Legal Showdown Over SIFI Label
The company says federal regulators erred in giving it the "systemically important" designation, which would subject it to stricter oversight.
Fed to Apply New Rules to Slimmer GE Capital
As GE sells off pieces of its banking unit, it will be required to comply with rules for nonbank systemically important financial institutions.