On October 1st, the Treasury Department announced that the Financial Stability Oversight Council held its first meeting at which it approved Bylaws; a Transparency Policy; an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on designating nonbank financial companies for heightened supervision; a Notice and Request for Information regarding the Council's "Volcker Rule" study and recommendations; and an Integrated Implementation Roadmap for both the Council and its independent member agencies. Treasury Department Press Release.