Kirkland & Ellis Discusses FinCEN Proposal to Increase Anti-Money Laundering Requirements for Investment Advisers

On February 13, the U.S. Treasury, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (“FinCEN”) proposed1 (the “Proposed Rule”) to apply affirmative anti-money laundering and countering-the-financing-of-terrorism (“AML/CFT”) program obligations as prescribed by the Bank Secrecy Act (the “BSA

Davis Polk Discusses the FSOC Annual Report

The Financial Stability Oversight Council released its 2023 Annual Report, highlighting its 2023 activities, significant financial market and regulatory developments and potential emerging threats to U.S. financial stability. The 2023 Annual Report newly identifies artificial intelligence and insurance as vulnerabilities …

Davis Polk Discusses FSOC Revision to Nonbank SIFI Designation Framework

The Financial Stability Oversight Council revised its interpretive guidance and analytic framework for FSOC’s authority to designate nonbank financial companies for Federal Reserve supervision and regulation and to otherwise monitor and respond to financial stability risks. These changes reverse key …

Morrison & Foerster Discusses Federal Banking Agencies’ Adoption of Climate-Related Financial Risks Guidance

On October 24, 2023, the Federal Reserve Board (FRB), the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (together, the “Agencies”) released their final Principles for Climate-Related Financial Risk Management for Large Financial Institutions (the …