Monday, September 21, 2009

Fed Rejects Geithner Request for Study of Governance, Structure

Sept. 21 (Bloomberg) -- The Federal Reserve Board has rejected a request by U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithnerfor a public review of the central bank’s structure and governance, three people familiar with the matter said.
The Obama administration proposed on June 17 a financial- regulatory overhaul including a “comprehensive review” of the Fed’s “ability to accomplish its existing and proposed functions” and the role of itsregional banks. The Fed was to lead the study and enlist the Treasury and “a wide range of external experts.”
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