Explain how the FACT, Check 21, 2005 Bankruptcy, Financial Services Regulatory Relief, and Federal Deposit Insurance Reform Acts are likely to affect the revenues and costs of financial firms and their services to customers.
Answer to relevant QuestionsWhich financial-service firms are regulated primarily at the federal level and which at the state level? Can you see problems in this type of regulatory structure?How did the Federal Reserve change the policy and practice of the discount window recently? Why was this change made?What changes in regulation did the Gramm-Leach-Bliley (Financial Services Modernization) Act bring about? Why?Suppose the Fed purchases $500 million in government securities from a primary dealer. What will happen to the level of legal reserves in the banking system and by how much will they change? What nonbank businesses are bank holding companies permitted to acquire under the law?
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