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Comment: SVB mismanagement shows US Fed must tighten supervision, reconsider Trump’s midsize bank rules

By Neil Roland
  • 13 Mar 2023 21:04
  • 13 Mar 2023 21:04
The implosion of Silicon Valley Bank and Signature Bank raises questions about what US Federal Reserve supervisors knew about the firms’ lax risk-management and when they knew it.

These failures also flash a red light for the central bank to stiffen supervision of other mid-sized banks — typically those with $100 billion to

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Neil Roland

Senior Correspondent

Neil has covered U.S. financial regulation for over two decades, mostly for Bloomberg and Crain Communications. He received a Loeb award for coverage of regulators' response to the collapse of Enron. He also garnered a SABEW award and some Jesse H. Neal awards for stories on the Federal Reserve's response to the 2008 financial crisis. Roland has appeared as a commentator on Fox TV, NPR, C-Span and Bloomberg TV. He received a Master's degree in public policy from Harvard and a Bachelors degree in economics from Cornell.

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