Custodia Bank Denied Federal Reserve System Membership

The U.S. Federal Reserve Board has denied Custodia Bank’s application for membership

Custodia’s risk management framework was insufficient to address concerns regarding the heightened risks

The decision comes nearly 18 months after Custodia formerly known as Avanti Bank

Custodia is surprised and disappointed by the Board’s Action today

In June 2022, Custodia filed suit against the Federal Reserve

Custodia is a special purpose depository institution, chartered by the state of Wyoming

That's firm's have novel business model and proposed focus on crypto-assets presented significant safety and soundness risks

The Board also found that Custodia's risk management framework was insufficient