Week of March 07, 2022 - Regulatory Updates

Updates from agencies like OST, OFAC, FRB, SEC, and FHFA from February 21, 2022 to February 27, 2022.


Regulatory content are published by US Federal Agencies on their websites which includes Guidance, Bulletins, Press Releases, etc. The BCube Analytics Content Library provides a one-stop catalog of publications from all the US Federal Agencies regulating the Banking and Financial Services Industry pertaining to Title 12, Title 13, Title 17, and Title 31 of the Electronic Code of Federal Regulations (eCFR). Please find the summary of the updates by the agencies from February 21, 2022 to February 27, 2022.

Final Rules that became Effective this Week

eCFR Updates through Final Rules

Publish Date Agency Effective Date Document Number Regulation
Feb 24, 2022 DOT Mar 28, 2022 2022-03608 31 CFR 16-N/A-2-N/A
Feb 22, 2022 CFPB Feb 22, 2022 2022-02863 12 CFR 1081-A-(100-121)-N/A
Feb 22, 2022 CFPB Feb 22, 2022 2022-02863 12 CFR 1081-B-(200-216)-N/A
Feb 22, 2022 CFPB Feb 22, 2022 2022-02863 12 CFR 1081-C-(300-306)-N/A
Feb 22, 2022 CFPB Feb 22, 2022 2022-02863 12 CFR 1081-D-(400-408)-N/A
Feb 22, 2022 CFPB Feb 22, 2022 2022-02863 12 CFR 1081-E-(500-502)-N/A

Federal Register Summary

PD NOT PR RULES PD SD PAGES
Feb 25, 2022 86 09 09 00 01 237
Feb 24, 2022 83 07 11 04 02 390
Feb 23, 2022 95 08 08 02 02 240
Feb 22, 2022 97 13 16 00 02 632

PD - Publish Date; NOT - Notices; PR - Proposed Rules; RULES - Rules; PD - Presidential Documents; SD - Significant Documents; PAGES - Number of Pages.

Agency Publications Summary

OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY

Publish Date Title Industry Verticals
Feb 25, 2022 Document Code: N/A, Title: U.S. Treasury Issues General License to Facilitate Economic Activity in Afghanistan, Related Rules: 31 Money and Finance: Treasury
Feb 25, 2022 Document Code: N/A, Title: U.S. Treasury Imposes Sanctions on Russian Federation President Vladimir Putin and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergei Lavrov, Related Rules: 31 Money and Finance: Treasury
Feb 24, 2022 Document Code: N/A, Title: New Treasury Data Shows Over 80% of Emergency Rental Assistance Delivered to Lowest-Income Households, Related Rules: 31 Money and Finance: Treasury
Feb 24, 2022 Document Code: N/A, Title: U.S. Treasury Targets Belarusian Support for Russian Invasion of Ukraine, Related Rules: 31 Money and Finance: Treasury
Feb 24, 2022 Document Code: N/A, Title: U.S. Treasury Announces Unprecedented & Expansive Sanctions Against Russia, Imposing Swift and Severe Economic Costs, Related Rules: 31 Money and Finance: Treasury
Feb 23, 2022 Document Code: N/A, Title: READOUT: Secretary of the Treasury Janet L. Yellen’s Call with Canada Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Chrystia Freeland, Related Rules: 31 Money and Finance: Treasury
Feb 23, 2022 Document Code: N/A, Title: Treasury Targets Key Houthi Finance Network in Coordination with Regional Gulf Partners, Related Rules: 31 Money and Finance: Treasury
Feb 23, 2022 Document Code: N/A, Title: READOUT: Secretary of the Treasury Janet L. Yellen’s Call with United Kingdom Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak, Related Rules: 31 Money and Finance: Treasury
Feb 22, 2022 Document Code: N/A, Title: U.S. Treasury Imposes Immediate Economic Costs in Response to Actions in the Donetsk and Luhansk Regions, Related Rules: 31 Money and Finance: Treasury

OFFICE OF FOREIGN ASSETS CONTROL, DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Publish Date Title Industry Verticals
Feb 25, 2022 Document Code: N/A, Title: Russia-related Designations, Related Rules: 31 Money and Finance: Treasury
Feb 25, 2022 Document Code: N/A, Title: Issuance of Afghanistan-related General License and new and amended Frequently Asked Questions, Related Rules: 31 Money and Finance: Treasury
Feb 24, 2022 Document Code: N/A, Title: Russia-related Designations; Belarus Designations; Issuance of Russia-related Directive 2 and 3; Issuance of Russia-related and Belarus General Licenses; Publication of new and updated Frequently Asked Questions, Related Rules: 31 Money and Finance: Treasury
Feb 23, 2022 Document Code: N/A, Title: PEESA Designations; Issuance of Russia-related General License 4, Related Rules: 31 Money and Finance: Treasury
Feb 23, 2022 Document Code: N/A, Title: Counter Terrorism Designations, Related Rules: 31 Money and Finance: Treasury
Feb 22, 2022 Document Code: N/A, Title: Russia-related Designations; Issuance of Russia-related Directive 1A and General Licenses; Publication of new and updated Frequently Asked Questions, Related Rules: 31 Money and Finance: Treasury
Feb 21, 2022 Document Code: N/A, Title: Issuance of Executive Order Blocking Property Of Certain Persons And Prohibiting Certain Transactions With Respect To Continued Russian Efforts To Undermine The Sovereignty And Territorial Integrity Of Ukraine; Issuance of Ukraine-related General Licenses, Related Rules: 31 Money and Finance: Treasury

FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM

Publish Date Title Industry Verticals
Feb 25, 2022 Document Code: N/A, Title: Federal Reserve Board begins 2022 Survey of Consumer Finances, Related Rules: 12 Banks and Banking
Feb 24, 2022 Document Code: N/A, Title: Federal Reserve Board announces $20.4 million penalty against the National Bank of Pakistan, a foreign bank operating in the United States and headquartered in Pakistan, for anti-money laundering violations, Related Rules: 12 Banks and Banking
Feb 24, 2022 Document Code: N/A, Title: Federal Reserve Board announces approval of application by Home BancShares, Inc., Related Rules: 12 Banks and Banking
Feb 24, 2022 Document Code: N/A, Title: Fighting Inflation with Rate Hikes and Balance Sheet Reduction, Related Rules: 12 Banks and Banking
Feb 22, 2022 Document Code: N/A, Title: Minutes of the Board's discount rate meetings on January 18 and January 26, 2022, Related Rules: 12 Banks and Banking
Feb 21, 2022 Document Code: N/A, Title: High Inflation and the Outlook for Monetary Policy, Related Rules: 12 Banks and Banking

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Publish Date Title Industry Verticals
Feb 25, 2022 Document Code: 2022-32, Title: SEC Proposes Short Sale Disclosure Rule, Order Marking Requirement, and CAT Amendments, Related Rules: 17 Commodity and Securities Exchanges
Feb 25, 2022 Document Code: N/A, Title: Statement on Proposal to Require Short Position and Short Activity Reporting by Institutional Investment Managers, Related Rules: 17 Commodity and Securities Exchanges
Feb 25, 2022 Document Code: N/A, Title: Statement on Rules to Increase Transparency of Short Sale Activity, Related Rules: 17 Commodity and Securities Exchanges
Feb 24, 2022 Document Code: N/A, Title: Small Business Capital Formation Advisory Committee, Related Rules: 17 Commodity and Securities Exchanges
Feb 22, 2022 Document Code: 2022-31, Title: SEC Charges Health Care Co. and Two Former Employees for Accounting Improprieties, Related Rules: 17 Commodity and Securities Exchanges
Feb 22, 2022 Document Code: N/A, Title: Statement on the FASB’s Agenda Consultation: Engagement with Investors and Other Stakeholders Vital to Development of High Quality Accounting Standards, Related Rules: 17 Commodity and Securities Exchanges

FEDERAL HOUSING FINANCE AGENCY

Publish Date Title Industry Verticals
Feb 25, 2022 Document Code: N/A, Title: FHFA Announces Final Rule Amending the Enterprise Regulatory Capital Framework, Related Rules: 12 Banks and Banking
Feb 25, 2022 Document Code: N/A, Title: Final Rule to Amend the Enterprise Regulatory Capital Framework, Related Rules: 12 Banks and Banking
Feb 24, 2022 Document Code: N/A, Title: FHFA Re-Proposes Updated Eligibility Requirements for Enterprise Single-Family Seller/Servicers, Related Rules: 12 Banks and Banking
Feb 22, 2022 Document Code: N/A, Title: U.S. House Prices Rise 17.5 Percent over the Last Year; Up 3.3 Percent from the Third Quarter, Related Rules: 12 Banks and Banking
Feb 22, 2022 Document Code: N/A, Title: U.S. House Price Index Report - 2021 Q4, Related Rules: 12 Banks and Banking