Financial Regulatory Forum

Key U.S. regulatory head warns on securitization rules

February 2, 2010

WASHINGTON, Feb 2 (Reuters) – A key U.S. bank regulator on Tuesday voiced concerns about proposals that would require securitizers to keep “skin in the game,” saying rigid rules are not the best solution.

US bank regulator: proprietary trading not at core of crisis

February 2, 2010

WASHINGTON, Feb 2 (Reuters) – The regulator of the largest U.S. banks said on Tuesday that proprietary trading was not at the root of the financial crisis and warned that excessive limits could impair some of banks’ central functions.