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State and Federal Cannabis Banking Updates Across the Country — ​​​​​​​12 States Reporting (DE, KY, ME, MI, MS, MO, NH, NJ, NY, OK, SC and SD); BECU Reports Robust 2021 — Returning $322M to Members; After Leading One CU Upward, Linda White Announces Retirement Plans — Successor Named
Coinbase Says Users’ Crypto Assets Lack Bankruptcy Protections: Cryptocurrency Trading Firm Warns Its Customers Could Be Viewed as General Unsecured Creditors; Recession Fears Grow. But How High Is the Risk?; Senators Seek Maximum Funding for FinCEN to Fight Money Laundering, Corruption; Groups Publish AML Best-Practices Compliance Guide for MSBs
The Congressional Research Service (CRS), a legislative agency that supports the United States Congress, has published a report that outlines algorithmic stable coins and key factors within the TerraUSD (UST) crash. CRS describes the crash as a “run-like” scenario along with policy issues connected to the risk of such events.
2022 Data Security Incident Response (DSIR) Deeper Dive: Increased Regulatory Scrutiny of Cybersecurity Incidents; Former Regulators Join $45 Million Round in Crypto Risk Platform Solidus Labs; CFPB Takes Action to Protect Depositors from False Claims About FDIC Insurance; NCUA Statement on Committee Passage of Vendor Authority and Underserved Areas Bills

The Fed’s Board of Governors released the May 2022 Financial Stability Report, which presents key insights into the state of the American economy. What did the Federal Reserve’s latest decisive…

The Senate confirmed economist Lisa Cook on Tuesday to serve on the Federal Reserve’s board of governors, making her the first Black woman to do so in the institution’s 108-year…

May 10, 2022 — Customer satisfaction in the U.S. is now at its lowest level in 17 years, sliding 0.1% to a score of 73.2 (out of 100) in the…

Things You Should Know

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Research and Resources

Financial stability risks have risen as war tests the resilience of the financial system through various channels.
This report aggregates McKinsey's research and insights into the banking industry, including digital banking, a widening valuation gap, implications of COVID-19 and more.
These resources can help financial institutions understand supervisory expectations, increase awareness of cybersecurity risks, and assess and mitigate the risks facing their institutions.

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