Financial Institutions and Markets Issue Area Plan--Fiscal Year 1998
IAP-97-22: Published: Aug 1, 1997. Publicly Released: Aug 1, 1997.
- Full Report:
GAO presented its Financial Institutions and Markets issue area plan for fiscal year 1998.
GAO plans to assess the: (1) regulatory framework for financial system integrity and the government's role in maintaining an efficient and competitive financial services industry; (2) Federal Reserve System, the supervision of foreign banks in the U.S. banking system, the bank regulatory structure in foreign countries, the legal and regulatory issues in the Commodity Exchange Act, the oversight of mutual funds, and the status of government-sponsored housing enterprises; and (3) principal issues in GAO's financial institutions and markets area are: (a) enhancing financial system efficiency; (b) maintaining financial system integrity; and (c) facilitating choices about financial services.