Daily Regulatory Alerts & Trump’s Regulatory Changes!


Get our Daily Regulatory Alerts & our Heatmap of Trump's Regulatory Changes! Announcing Our New Product: RegAlytics US Alerts  How do you receive regulatory updates? What would you like to see improve? We’d like to hear your thoughts. Our new product…

A Chronology of the Basel Accords


  1974: Formation of BCBS In the wake of the collapse of the Bretton Woods system of international monetary management, policymakers from the G10 countries formed the Basel Committee on Banking Supervisions (BCBS) in an effort to build a new international financial structure. The Basel Accords…

Managing Your LIBOR Transition


Welcome back to our discussion on the LIBOR transition! Debt instruments based on the London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR) will be “transitioned” using new benchmarks, called “Risk-Free Rates” (RFR), resulting in healthier financial instruments by the end of 2021. Financial institutions in the…

CCAR for Beginners


Introduction The Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review (CCAR) was created in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis as a way for regulators to ensure that financial institutions are resilient enough to face future disasters. This test is administered once a year by the Federal Reserve Board and…

Applying Project Management In The Regulatory Space


An Interview with 8of9’s Newest Associate Josh Clemente 8of9 is excited to welcome Josh Clemente to our team! Josh brings a wealth of experience in data and capital markets to his work at 8of9. One of his superpowers is amazing project management skills. Josh’s experience with project management…

2019 Heatmap: Regulatory Changes Under The Trump Administration


During President Trump’s campaign for presidency, he made several claims that he would roll back financial regulations. In December 2016, we created a heatmap predicting these potential roll backs. We indicated Trump’s authority over popular financial regulations…

Proposed Changes to Volcker Rule


The Fed, OCC, FDIC, SEC and CFTC released a notice of proposed rulemaking on December 18, 2018 to amend the Volcker Rule. These changes have been proposed to create consistency with the statutory amendments under the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act, which was enacted…

Welcome Back & Happy 2019!


Happy New Year! We’re so excited to be back at 8of9 after an amazing holiday season. As we begin 2019, we’re eager to tackle the challenges ahead. As the year begins, we’re already seeing potential changes in regulation. Two of these proposed changes involve the Volcker Rule.  One proposed change…

Introduction to the LIBOR Transition


What is LIBOR? London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR) has been utilized by financial institutions as a reference point for establishing interest rates on a variety of debt instruments. It has become one of the most commonly used tools determining short-term interest rates globally. LIBOR is an…

Happy Holidays from All of Us at 8of9!


What better way to kick off the holiday season than coming together as a team? This past week we were able to celebrate this phenomenal time of year with some of our families and friends! Our very own Aaron Heisler, surprised us with a gauntlet of holiday contests. From mini basketball to…