American Bankers Association

Accountants cite banker burnout in calling for delay of new standard

05/16/19

The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants says banks are fighting accounting fatigue — thank CECL for that — and wants the FASB to push back a deadline for privately held firms to put operating leases on their balance sheets.

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Credit union, bank groups trade shots over CFPB supervision of big CUs

05/07/19

A proposal to give the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau jurisdiction over credit unions with $10 billion or more of assets has sparked a war of words between the longtime foes.

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Banks, credit unions trade blows in court on field of membership

04/16/19

While NCUA lawyers fielded questions about the possibility of redlining, a three-judge appeals panel showed skepticism about other elements of the ABA's arguments against changes to credit union membership rules

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Is credit union regulator's field-of-membership appeal already in trouble?

04/15/19

Last-minute arguments from the American Bankers Association have put the National Credit Union Administration on the back foot in advance of an appeal hearing more than a year in the works.

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Credit card, auto loan delinquencies hit seven-year high

04/11/19

More consumers were late in paying two major types of loans in the latest figures from the American Bankers Association, but it appears to be a relatively isolated problem.

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Pot banking reform gets a boost from Barr endorsement

04/11/19

The attorney general told lawmakers that exempting states that have legalized marijuana from the federal ban is better than the current system where state and federal laws are in conflict.

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Bankers back bill to let states determine marijuana rules

04/04/19

A broad bill that amends the Controlled Substances Act to formally recognize state laws legalizing marijuana has the support of the financial services industry.

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FDIC crackdown on brokered deposits goes too far: ABA report

03/04/19

A legal memo conducted on behalf of the trade group says the agency’s policy goes beyond statutory intent and places undue restrictions on healthy banks.

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Big, small banks have different ideas on how to fix pot banking

02/14/19

They all agree that legislation is needed, but the two approaches being offered are exposing tensions.

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It's regulators' job to tailor rules for small banks: Fed's Bowman

02/11/19

In her first speech as a governor, the former community banker and Kansas state regulator highlighted the strengths of smaller institutions and the banking agencies' tailoring efforts.

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