Financial Stability director: SIFI designation is not “too big to fail”

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 · NEW YORK–A federal judge has sided with insurance giant MetLife that it is not a too-big-to-fail financial institution and should not be subjected to stricter regulations that followed the 2008.

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On Friday, the Treasury Department released a report on Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC) designations. This report could have addressed the problem underlying FSOC’s designation authority: the fact that it makes explicit which financial institutions are "too big to fail," paving the way for more bailouts of the kind we saw in 2008.

Designation anoints institutions as Too Big to Fail, meaning today’s SIFI designations are tomorrow’s taxpayer-funded bailouts," said Jeb Hensarling (R-Texas), Chairman of the Committee.

Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt) has introduced the Too Big to Fail, Too Big to Exist Act , which would break up the nation’s biggest banks and risky financial institutions in order to safeguard the economy and prevent another costly taxpayer bailout. representative Brad Sherman (D-Calif) will introduce a companion bill in the House.

Many critics have called the SIFI designation just another version of "too big to fail," the phrase that became synonymous with the bailouts of some of the nation’s largest financial.

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Law360, New York (October 2, 2012, 10:27 PM EDT) — American International Group Inc. said Tuesday the Financial Stability Oversight Council is officially considering designating it as a.

 · The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act became law in July 2010, passed to address systemic weaknesses made apparent by the financial crisis, end “too big to fail,” and protect consumers from abusive practices by the financial services industry. Among its myriad provisions, Dodd-Frank created a new council of regulators, the Federal Stability Oversight Council.

Prudential Financial has finally shaken off the "too big to fail" tag, winning relief from stricter regulatory oversight.. X. The Financial Stability Oversight Council decision to remove the.

The question of whether “Too Big to Fail” still exists remains a hotly debated topic among lawmakers in Washington, and it was the prime topic of discussion on Tuesday at an oversight hearing for the.

 · AIG steps up campaign to shed too big to fail’ status. The body with the power to anoint Sifis, the Financial Stability Oversight Council, is due to discuss the AIG case on Friday. But a vote on whether to remove the designation could be close, said people familiar with the situation.