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Janet Yellen sworn in as first female Federal Reserve leader

Janet Yellen sworn in as first female Federal Reserve leader

WASHINGTON, Feb. 3 (UPI) -- Janet Yellen was sworn in Monday as the first female head of the U.S. Federal Reserve, succeeding Ben Bernanke, whose term expired last week.
Regulators vote on Volcker rule, passed unanimously by the Fed and the FDIC

Regulators vote on Volcker rule, passed unanimously by the Fed and the FDIC

Dec. 10 (UPI) -- The Volcker Rule passed Tuesday to regulate risky investments in big banks, after months of controversy and debate.
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Fed to ramp up bank stress tests

WASHINGTON, Nov. 1 (UPI) -- The U.S. Federal Reserve said Friday it will ramp up the so-called stress tests that it mandates for the country's largest financial firms.

Fed raises cushion requirements for banks

WASHINGTON, July 2 (UPI) -- The U.S. Federal Reserve Tuesday issued new capital requirements for banks that it said would comply with Basel II agreements and make banks safer.

Fed begins stress tests

WASHINGTON, Nov. 9 (UPI) -- The 2013 capital planning and stress test program for U.S. financial institutions is under way, the Federal Reserve Board said Friday.

Too big reconsidered

Whatever happened to the central theme of the financial crisis of 2008 that called for a portable solution to firms that were "too big to fail"?
ANTHONY HALL, United Press International

Three possible Fed governors named

WASHINGTON, March 12 (UPI) -- A White House official Friday named three leading candidates to fill the three empty board seats at the U.S. Federal Reserve.

Personality Spotlight: Dan Tarullo

CHICAGO, Dec. 18 (UPI) -- Daniel Tarullo, an economic adviser to Barack Obama, is the U.S. president-elect's nominee to be a Federal Reserve governor.

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President-elect Barack Obama (L) shakes hands with Daniel Tarullo after appointing him to fill a vacant on the Federal Reserve board during a news conference on December 18, 2008 in Chicago. Obama also named Mary Schapiro (L) as his pick to head the Securities and Exchange Commission and Gary Gensler as head of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission. (UPI Photo/Brian Kersey)
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Daniel Tarullo is a professor of Law at Georgetown University Law Center and a member of the Board of Governors of the United States Federal Reserve Board since January 28th, 2009. His areas of specialty are international economic regulation, banking law, and international law.

Tarullo graduated summa cum laude in 1977 from the University of Michigan Law School. He received an A.B. from Georgetown University in 1973 and an M.A. at Duke University in 1974.

Tarullo worked in the Antitrust Division of the Justice Department and as Special Assistant to the Undersecretary of Commerce. He taught at Harvard Law School early in his career and later served as Chief Counsel for Employment Policy on the staff of Senator Edward M. Kennedy while practicing law in Washington.

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