Main Content

In Focus

The Clearing House Association and Financial Services Roundtable to Combine Forces

Washington, DC--The Financial Services Roundtable (FSR) and The Clearing House (TCH) have announced plans to combine the activities of The Clearing House Association (TCH Association), TCH's non-partisan advocacy and research arm, with those of FSR. Upon completion, TCH Association President Greg Baer will become Chief Executive Officer for the new organization.

Real-Time Payments Now a Reality

RTP will bring big changes to the way business is done here in the U.S. and, eventually, around the world.

Op-ed: APIs are the way forward for better data security

Capital One’s decision to share customer data with third-party services through application programming interfaces (APIs) deserves applause. The data-sharing model allows banks to protect their customers, while giving customers better control over their personal financial information. 

 

TCH Main Content Sections

eighteen53 Blog

Highlights

Regulatory Change and Monetary Policy

Regulatory Change and Monetary Policy

Shifting money market relationships and reduced arbitrage have raised volatility at times and have led to greater involvement of the Federal Reserve in financial markets.
TCH Files Comment Letter in Response to the Hong Kong Monetary Authority’s Public Consultation

TCH Files Comment Letter in Response to the Hong Kong Monetary Authority’s Public Consultation

The Clearing House on March 16 filed a comment letter in response to the Hong Kong Monetary Authority’s public consultation on how it would set requirements for internal TLAC.
Basel IV Requires Serious U.S. Review

Basel IV Requires Serious U.S. Review

When the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision announced agreement on Basel IV capital standards at the end of 2017, U.S. reaction was muted.
2017 Q4 TCH Bank Conditions Index shows the banking system remains extremely resilient

2017 Q4 TCH Bank Conditions Index shows the banking system remains extremely resilient

The financial stability assessment provided by the Federal Reserve in its recent report to Congress indicates that the strength of the banking system is currently an important source of resilience in the financial system.
Yes, the Dodd-Frank Act ended ‘Too Big to Fail’

Yes, the Dodd-Frank Act ended ‘Too Big to Fail’

A recent FRBNY blog post, Did the Dodd-Frank Act End ‘Too Big to Fail’?, finds that debt spreads between bank holding companies and their commercial bank subsidiaries have not widened, and suggests that markets therefore have not reduced the likelihood they attach to government bailouts.
TCH Responds to the Federal Reserve’s Proposed Amendments to Its Internal Appeals Process and to Its Ombudsman Policy

TCH Responds to the Federal Reserve’s Proposed Amendments to Its Internal Appeals Process and to Its Ombudsman Policy

The Clearing House (TCH), joined by the FSR, filed a comment letter responding to the Federal Reserve’s proposed amendments to its internal appeals process for material supervisory determinations and to its Ombudsman Policy