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- U.S. Senate : The upper house of the United States Congress.
- Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs : The committee of the U.S. Senate concerned with banks, financial institution, housing, and the funding of housing
- U.S. House of Representatives : The lower house of the United States Congress.
- Federal Reserve System : The authority to which the United States government has assigned responsibility for the conduct of monetary policy and the supervision of member banks.
- Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation : Independent agency created by the United States Congress with a remit to maintain stability and public confidence in the financial system by insuring deposits, examining and supervising financial institutions for safety and soundness and consumer protection, and managing receiverships.
- U.S. Department of the Treasury : Add brief definition or description
- Bank Holding Company Act : Add brief definition or description
- Bank Secrecy Act : A piece of legislation with a somewhat confusing name, as it is intended to strip secrecy from certain bank customers who engage in possibly illegal activities, suggestive of money laundering or tax evasion
- Check 21 Act : Add brief definition or description
- Community Reinvestment Act : Add brief definition or description
- Glass-Steagall Act : Major U.S. banking legislation passed during Great Depression incorporated into the Banking Act of 1933 which separated commercial banking from investment banking among other acts. Partially repealed in 1999.
- Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act : A 1999 U.S. law that repealed two provisions of the Glass-Steagall Act of 1932, and let banks, insurers, and securities traders combine their activities; it also introduced other changes to U.S. banking law including privacy requirements and expansions to the Federal Home Loan Bank System.
- Know Your Customer regulations : Add brief definition or description
- Regulation CC : Add brief definition or description
- Right to Financial Privacy Act : U.S. legislation with the primary purpose of defining reasonable expectations of privacy of financial records, and situations where there are limits on privacy
- Securities and Exchange Commission : Add brief definition or description
- Sarbanes-Oxley Act : Enacted in 2002 in response to major accounting scandals resulting in the collapse of major U.S. corporations, a strict set of rules for financial responsibility and audit in public companies; currently being challenged as overkill
- Financial intelligence : Collecting information on financial transactions (either from the financial institution or by clandestine means) and then analyzing it to determine providers and consumers of money or money equivalents
- Federal Trade Commission : Add brief definition or description
- Securities Act of 1933 : An act passed by the United States Congress in 1933 that required companies to disclose information about their business, in an effort to prevent lying, defrauding, or misleading customers.