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.

U.S. Fed chief sees growth prospects, “urgent” regulatory reform need

August 21, 2009

Chairman of the Federal Reserve Ben Bernanke testifies before the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington July 22, 2009. (FILE) WASHINGTON, Aug 21 (Reuters) – Following are highlights from U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke’s prepared speech to be delivered at the Kansas City Federal Reserve Bank’s conference in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.