On Tuesday, February 4, SFA and the Bank Policy Institute (BPI) submitted a joint letter to the Federal Deposit Insurance Confirmation (FDIC) on its proposal regarding clarity around the Federal Interest Rate Authority.
Our white paper gives a primer on how Collateralized Loan Obligations (CLOs) work, the crucial role they play in our economy, and several misconceptions that are currently held by policy makers and market participants alike.
At a recent World Economic Forum in Davos, a significant push was made for environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing. In the wake of similar endorsements in the past few months, the momentum of ESG investing continues.
The Cornoavirus, which began in China, has infected more than 17,000 people, causing the U.S. and Europe to block visitors from China and screen returning citizens. As one of the world’s largest economies comes to a standstill, the impact on the economy is significant.
SFA is pleased that on January 31, the federal regulatory agencies announced proposed changes to the Volcker Rule that will modify and clarify requirements related to the Covered Fund Provisions of the rule.
In “Race for Profit: How Banks and the Real Estate Industry Undermined Black Homeownership”, Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor writes about the issues of racial discrimination in housing – from redlining to the segregation of housing projects – and Chicago’s role in it all.
The Volcker Rule, part of the Dodd-Frank Act, has been a top target of the Trump administration since its inception. Now, a new change to the rule would rollback another banking restriction – one preventing banks from investing in venture-capital funds.