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White House Expected to Announce Replacement for FDIC Chairman Gruenberg this Week

Martin Gruenberg, the FDIC Chairman, announced that he was resigning from the agency last month. The news was not unexpected, as egregious reports of sexual harassment and a toxic work environment have challenged the FDIC under his leadership for some time now. The final straw… Read More

House Financial Services Committee to Discuss Toxic FDIC Work Environment

Recently, the head of the FDIC was compelled to resign. Following an independent review of the financial regulator’s management, some Democrats called for FDIC Chairman Martin Gruenberg to step down. Gruenberg decided to part ways with the FDIC when the review shared that between January… Read More

FDIC Chairman Decides to Resign Following Damaging Reports

Following a highly critical independent review and calls for his registration, FDIC Chairman Martin Gruenberg has decided to resign from the agency. Rumblings about poor management at the regulatory agency have been rife for some time now. Gruenberg issued the following statement: “It has been my… Read More

FDIC Has Failed to Provide a Safe Workplace: Independent Review Cites Misconduct at Agency, McHenry Calls for FDIC Chair to Resign

Following the release of an independent review of activity at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) which sites misconduct and a toxic workplace, Congressman Patrick McHenry is calling on FDIC Chairman Martin Gruenberg to resign. McHenry is the Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee,… Read More

House Financial Services Committee is Investigating the FDIC Regarding Allegations of “Misconduct”

The House Financial Services Committee has announced that it is investigating the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) in regard to allegations of “misconduct.” The Committee does not outline exactly what types of misconduct may be occurring but references reports of widespread malfeasance.   🚨 CALLING… Read More

U.S. Lawmakers Challenge FDIC Over Financial Innovation Engagement

Senior members of the House Financial Services Committee have formally questioned the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) over its approach towards Fintech and innovation. Committee Chairman Patrick McHenry (NC-10), along with Subcommittee Chairmen Andy Barr (KY-06) and French Hill (AR-02), addressed their concerns in a… Read More

FDIC Recommends New Rules to Protect Depositors, May Assess Fee on Big Banks

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) Board of Directors met today and announced a proposal aimed at addressing recent shortcomings in the regulatory approach regarding the litany of failed banks. The FDIC rules would assess a fee on large banks to generate revenue to cover… Read More

Senate Banking Committee Meets to Disscus Bank Failures, Regulatory Shortcomings

Today, the US Senate Banking Committee will meet to discuss the recent calamitous events in the banking sector. Multiple banks have experienced bank runs, and several have been taken over as these firms fell prey to poor management in regard to interest rate risk, and… Read More

Treasury, FDIC, Federal Reserve Announce Action to Protect All Deposits at Silicon Valley Bank, Signature Bank in New York

The US Department of Treasury, FDIC and Federal Reserve have joined to protect all account holders at the Silicon Valley Bank (NASDAQ:SIVB), which was taken over by the federal government on Friday. The exceptional action means that accounts holding over $250,000 will have access to… Read More

Senators Warren, Smith Send Letters to US Federal Reserve Chair, FDIC Acting Chair, Demanding Information on Banking Industry and Ties to Crypto

The aftershocks of FTX’s bankruptcy will be felt for many months. The collapse of the crypto exchange and the potential loss of billions in value has fueled demands for regulatory oversight on Capitol Hill with renewed vigor. Earlier this week, Senator Elizabeth Warren and Senator… Read More

Compliance Costs are Crushing Community Banks: ICBA Says Regulatory Burdens Must Change

Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA) has released a comment refernencing a speech by FDIC Chairman Martin Gruenberg on the importance of small banks and the regulatory burden. The ICBA says excessive regulations is forcing the reduction of community banks – a truism that has… Read More

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