Financial Stability, Regulation & Supervision

Big talk on big banks from the OCC

By Farah Khalique
Michael Hsu, acting director of the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
Michael J. Hsu Image: Bloomberg

The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency is hinting strongly that it wishes to break up the biggest US banks yet, for now, is still readily approving meaty bank mergers.

Since the financial crisis, regulators around the world have wrangled with the problem of banks that are “too big ...

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