Washington, D.C. December 11, 2019 It is with the most enormous sadness that members of the Systemic Risk Council have heard that Paul Volcker has passed away. His contributions to public life, for the US and the world, are beyond measure. While most famous for taming inflation, Paul’s commitment to a stable financial system was […]
Today, the Systemic Risk Council announced that Erkki Liikanen, Chairman of the IFRS Foundation Board of Trustees and former Governor of the Bank of Finland, has become a member. Welcoming the appointment, SRC Chair Paul Tucker said “I am absolutely delighted that Erkki Liikanen is joining the Systemic Risk Council. Being able to draw on […]
Today, the Systemic Risk Council announced that Darrell Duffie, of Stanford University, has become a member. Welcoming the appointment, SRC Chair Paul Tucker said “I am absolutely delighted that Darrell is joining the Systemic Risk Council. His remarkable combination of deep theoretical and practical knowledge will be invaluable in pursuing the Council’s mission of doing […]
The Systemic Risk Council has today strongly urged the Federal Reserve Board and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation not to proceed with their proposals to relax resolution-planning requirements for the large regional US banks that are not globally systemic. Over recent months, the Fed and the FDIC have published proposals that, taken together, would relax […]
In March this year, the Financial Stability Oversight Council proposed amendments to its interpretive guidance on the supervision and regulation of certain non-bank financial companies. Paul Tucker, chair of the Systemic Risk Council, and Amias Moore Gerety, partner at QED, join Mark Sobel, US chairman of OMFIF, to discuss their views on the matter. They […]
WASHINGTON, D.C., May 21, 2019 The Systemic Risk Council urges the U.S. Treasury and other members of the Financial Stability Oversight Council to abandon their 6 March proposal to marginalize their power to designate individual non-bank financial firms as systemically significant. The proposed guidance, while framed in terms of setting preconditions for when the FSOC […]
The Systemic Risk Council is deeply saddened by the news of the passing of our colleague Alice Rivlin, a founding member of the Council. We mourn her passing, in admiration of a life given to public service and with gratitude for her support of our work.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—On March 18, 2019, the Systemic Risk Council (SRC) responded to the Financial Stability Board’s (FSB) late-2018 Discussion Paper on the resolution of distressed central counterparty clearing houses (CCPs). Commenting that the Discussion Paper “is as welcome as it is overdue” given that many of today’s CCPs are “super systemic” and so too important […]
Sir Paul Tucker, chairman of the Systemic Risk Council, discusses international financial regulatory issues with Mark Sobel, US chairman of the think tank OMFIF. Listen to the podcast.
On 18 December 2018, Sir Paul Tucker was quoted in a Special Report by Global Capital called “Review of the Year 2018 and Outlook 2019” on US financial regulation. The Republicans had been driving the changes to Dodd-Frank, but they will now lose control of influential committees in the lower chamber, such as the House […]