Americas: state of flux at key regulators

Author: John Crabb | Published: 11 Dec 2017
Revolving doors at key US regulators

Even by 2017's standards, the past month has been particularly chaotic in the US. Things came to a climax in early December when the Republican tax bill passed through the Senate, a document that could will sweeping corporate tax breaks and has been criticised for heavily favouring the rich.

Revolving doors The Trump administration also began to gain some steam and was able to fill some of the vacant positions at the federal regulators this month. At the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), acting head Keith Noreika vacated his position for full time appointee Joseph Otting. Noreika completed a busy period at the OCC by presenting the first full service national bank charter since...



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