GOP focus shifts away from gutting Dodd-Frank
Here’s the latest indication Wall Street regulations won’t be gutted anytime soon: Republicans who write financial laws are focusing on other things.
7 things Trump's new DOL pick knows about benefits
R. Alexander Acosta started South Florida's federal health care fraud strike force.
Unum promotes Starmount unit’s dental and vision plans
The company says it can now offer employers almost everything but medical and retirement benefits.
U.S. Limits on Wall Street Bonuses Appear Doomed Ahead of Trump
Obscure regulator of credit unions said to be hurdle for rules; new restrictions clash with Trump pledge to rip up Dodd-Frank.
Senators Demand Clawback Rule in Response to Wells Fargo Scandal
Executive-pay rules under Dodd-Frank offer regulators a chance “to address these accountability issues at major banks,” wrote Sens. Warren and Menendez.
FSOC defends MetLife designation
The Financial Stability Oversight Council “properly determined” that financial distress at MetLife could indeed pose a threat to U.S. financial stability, the government says in a brief submitted to an appeals court Friday.
Bill to replace Dodd-Frank passes House panel
The sweeping financial reform bill that seeks to replace the Dodd-Frank Act and kill the Department of Labor’s fiduciary rule passed out of committee this week.
Iowa lawsuit sounds the alarm about captive insurance
A fresh lawsuit in Iowa has renewed the battle over whether the use of captives by insurers masks potential financial inadequacies.
NAIC, industry groups support MetLife in federal case
Several insurance industry groups, as well as state regulators, have argued that the FSOC incorrectly labeled MetLife as a Systemically Important Financial Institution.
Two Fed chiefs support MetLife as SIFI
Ben Bernanke and Paul Volcker "are concerned about the implications of the District Court decision with respect to the designation of MetLife."