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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

16 Oct 2017

Three biggest U.S. clearing houses pass liquidity stress tests - CFTC

WASHINGTON The three largest U.S. clearing houses have all passed stress tests assessing whether they could handle a major market shock, the country's derivatives regulator said on Monday.

13 Oct 2017

No Basel bank capital deal this weekend -central bankers

WASHINGTON Global banking regulators will not reach a deal this weekend to complete rules aimed at ensuring banks hold enough capital in a crisis, three senior central bank officials said on Friday.

13 Oct 2017

Standard Chartered chairman urges U.S. to preserve bank resolution regime

WASHINGTON The chairman of British bank Standard Chartered [STANB.UL] called on U.S. policymakers to preserve a key post-crisis power that allows bank regulators to wind down a failing lender, even as the Trump administration looks to slash red tape across the financial sector.

12 Oct 2017

Fed's Bullard warns bank regulators are 'complacent' over fintech risks

WASHINGTON U.S. banking regulators must accelerate efforts to address the risks posed by fintech companies to the banking sector which could be "eviscerated" by these innovative new players, St. Louis Fed President James Bullard said on Thursday.

10 Oct 2017

Looser rules unlikely to boost U.S. company listings - FTSE Russell CEO

WASHINGTON U.S. policy proposals to cut red tape for public companies are unlikely to boost listings while borrowing rates continue to be low and could increase risks for investors, the chief executive of FTSE Russell, the world's largest index firm, said on Tuesday.

07 Oct 2017

Treasury pushes U.S. regulatory interests, setting scene for clash

WASHINGTON/LONDON The U.S. Treasury on Friday said domestic regulators should prioritize U.S. interests when engaging in global rulemaking forums, setting up possible conflicts with overseas regulators.

07 Oct 2017

U.S. Treasury outlines sweeping reform of capital markets

WASHINGTON The U.S. Treasury on Friday unveiled a blueprint for sweeping reforms of the U.S. capital markets as it looks to implement Republican President Donald Trump’s agenda to promote economic growth by slashing red tape.

07 Oct 2017

Treasury pushes U.S. regulatory interests, setting scene for clash

WASHINGTON/LONDON The U.S. Treasury on Friday said domestic regulators should prioritize U.S. interests when engaging in global rulemaking forums, setting up possible conflicts with overseas regulators.

04 Oct 2017

SEC chair floats potential delay to fund data rules following hack

WASHINGTON The chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has floated a possible delay to new investment fund data gathering rules following a hack that has raised questions over the regulator's cyber security controls.

04 Oct 2017

Top U.S. regulators confident watchdogs can ease Volcker Rule

WASHINGTON Two top U.S. financial regulators told a Reuters Summit on Tuesday they were confident that watchdogs would reach an agreement to significantly reduce the burden of the so-called Volcker Rule banning banks from speculating with their own money. | Video

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