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Daily Financial Regulation Update -- Saturday, August 21, 2021
By FedACTion Task Force
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Click here to view the full text of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (the "CARES Act"), Enacted March 27, 2020.
Click here to view the full text of the Paycheck Protection Program Increase Act of 2020, Enacted April 24, 2020.
Click here to view the full text of the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020, Enacted June 5, 2020.
Click here to view the full text of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021, Enacted December 27, 2020.
Click here to view the full text of the American Rescue Plan of 2021, Enacted March 11, 2021.
Click here to view the full text of the PPP Extension Act of 2021, Enacted March 30, 2021.
Click here to view a running list of proposed legislation from the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, House Committee on Financial Services, and House Committee on Small Business.
EU Makes Available Additional Humanitarian Funding of €41 Million to Fight the COVID-19 Pandemic
August 20, 2021
The EU will provide €41 million to help low and middle-income countries facing an unprecedented health, humanitarian and socio-economic crisis as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to persist.
Bank of England
Paper: Comparing Minds and Machines: Implications for Financial Stability
August 20, 2021
The Bank of England published a paper titled, "Comparing Minds and Machines: Implications for Financial Stability," characterizing the possibilities and challenges in designing partnerships that combine the strengths of both minds and machines. Leveraging on those insights, the paper explains how the differences in human and artificial intelligence have driven the usage of new techniques in financial markets, regulation, supervision, and policy making and discusses their potential impact on financial stability.
Department of the Treasury - Janet Yellen (effective January 26, 2021)
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Rohit Chopra (Nominee)
- Acting Director: Dave Uejio (January 20, 2020)
- Confirmation hearing held on March 2, 2021
- Committee approval March 10, 2021
Securities and Exchange Commission - Gary Gensler (effective April 17, 2021)
- Renee Jones to Join SEC as Director of Corporation Finance; John Coates Named SEC General Counsel (June 14, 2021)
- Daniel S. Kahl Appointed Acting Director of the Division of Examinations; Peter B. Driscoll to Depart Agency (July 14, 2021)
Small Business Administration - Isabella Casillas Guzman (effective March 16, 2021)
- Small Business Committee Advances SBA Deputy Administrator Nominee Dilawar Syed (June 17, 2021)
- U.S. Small Business Administration Announces Key Staff (August 18, 2021)
Commodity Futures Trade Commission
Financial Crimes Enforcement Network
National Credit Union Administration - Todd M. Harper
Department of Housing and Urban Development - Marcia Fudge (effective March 10, 2021)
Department of Education - Dr. Miguel Cardona (effective March 2, 2021)