American Bankers Association

Cut the derivatives business some slack


Federal regulators should amend a capital buffer requirements for certain derivatives to avoid economic damage.


Supreme Court ruling could mean more ADA lawsuits tied to bank websites


The court passed up a recent opportunity to clarify confusion about Americans with Disabilities Act requirements for business websites, raising concerns among bankers that they could become an even more inviting litigation target.


Auto, home equity are soft spots in consumer lending


Delinquencies on indirect auto and home equity loans are trending up, while past-due rates on credit cards are declining, according to a recent report by the American Bankers Association.


ABA to seek a review of appeals court's FOM decision


The banking trade group is asking for an en banc rehearing of its field-of-membership challenge before all 17 judges of the D.C. Court of Appeals.


Warren lobbying tax could hit banking industry hard


Large financial institutions and trade groups are among the organizations targeted in the Democrat’s latest proposal to rein in corporate influence in Washington.


ABA steps up efforts to delay controversial accounting standard


The association filed a comment letter urging FASB to delay CECL implementation for all banks, while asking a key accounting group to support its effort.


Is multiple choice the right way to go on cybersecurity standards?


Regulators are letting banks choose from among four security frameworks, but some observers are urging a more prescriptive approach.


ICBA joins list of banking trade groups backing fintechs


Teslar Software, which supplies community banks with a platform to manage data from different internal systems, received $2 million from the Independent Community Bankers of America.


Legal win has credit unions on defense again over redlining charges


Banks are expected to appeal last week’s field of membership ruling, but credit unions must also explain why part of their new rule doesn't discriminate.


Appeals court upholds most of credit union membership rule


A panel of federal appeals court judges reversed a district court’s decision on the NCUA’s controversial field-of-membership rule, but saw merit in bankers’ claims of potential redlining.