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FDIC pushes regulators to address tokenization

Payments Dive

FDIC Vice Chairman Travis Hill doesn't want the U.S. Tokenization could be a "major leap" for the monetary system. to be left out.

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FDIC Releases Latest Information Regarding the Deposit Insurance Restoration Plan

Perficient

Since that blog was published, the FDIC has issued an update on its Restoration Plan for the Deposit Insurance Fund (DIF). The Federal Deposit Insurance Act (FDI Act) requires the FDIC Board to adopt a restoration plan when the DIF’s reserve ratio—the ratio of the fund balance relative to insured deposits—falls below 1.35

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Should Congress Increase FDIC Insurance Limits?

South State Correspondent

In the wake of regional bank failures, one potential answer to equity shorting and bank runs is having the FDIC increase deposit insurance. We believe any change to the FDIC insurance coverage should aim to maintain and advance our credit markets. There is no escaping this conclusion: FDIC insurance promotes risk-taking by managers.

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FDIC Approves Square For Banking License

PYMNTS

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation ( FDIC ) gave the green light to an application from the FinTech firm Square to create a de novo industrial bank in Utah, the agency said on Wednesday (March 18). FDIC staff found that Square satisfied each of the statutory factors required for approval, subject to certain conditions.

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FDIC Looks To Modernize Bank Reporting

PYMNTS

FDIC) is considering nixing its quarterly reports of banks in an attempt to modernize the way data is handled. To do so, the FDIC is going about a new competition among 20 data and technology firms to try and find the best way to move forward, WSJ reported. Recently, the FDIC also eased up the Volcker Rule.

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FDIC: US Bankless Rate Set To Rise

PYMNTS

The number of Americans without bank accounts is expected to spike again in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic after hitting a low last year, according to a new report by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp (FDIC). percent in 2019, the lowest since the FDIC began tracking this stat in 2009. The unbanked rate jumped to 8.6

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FDIC names four bankers to MDI subcommittee

ABA Community Banking

The FDIC named four new bankers as members of the agency's Minority Depository Institutions Subcommittee. The post FDIC names four bankers to MDI subcommittee appeared first on ABA Banking Journal.

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