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US Democratic senators oppose OCC fintech proposal

Banks in the US continue to face many risks, the OCC finds

A skirmish over the future of US fintech is underway in the new US Senate, with two Democratic senators this week saying a new federal charter governing the industry “could weaken consumer protections, limit competition and threaten financial stability”, reports Paybefore. Late last year, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) released a […]

US Treasury looks to control innovation

US Department of the Treasury

The US Department of the Treasury has unveiled an “Office of Innovation” as it looks to assert its control on regulations in this fintech space. The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), an independent bureau within the Treasury, says it is “making certain that institutions with federal charters have a regulatory framework that […]

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