FDIC

Calls to cease non-coronavirus rulemaking grow louder

03/31/20

The ICBA chief’s plea for a six-month halt to regulations not related to the pandemic followed similar calls by community groups and a key Senate Democrat.

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CECL down, but not out

03/27/20

Lawmakers and regulators opted to delay compliance for banks that have implemented the credit loss standard, sparing them near-term capital hits.

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Banks poised to get new tools after House passes coronavirus relief

03/27/20

The $2 trillion stimulus package, which the Senate passed days earlier, aims to expand Federal Reserve liquidity resources and provide financial institutions with some regulatory relief.

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CECL impact delayed two years

03/27/20

Regulators are allowing banks that implemented the loan-loss standard to forestall any capital hits until 2022.

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Will coronavirus lead to a wave of bank failures?

03/26/20

An uptick in closings is likely, but how many institutions go under and how fast will depend on a variety of factors, including the duration of the pandemic.

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Fed gives small banks 30-day reprieve to file holding company reports

03/26/20

The regulator's extension for first-quarter documents applies to BHCs with less than $5 billion in assets.

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Regulators back small-dollar loans to help consumers in crisis

03/26/20

The joint statement said examiners will not impede banks’ responsible efforts to offer open lines of credit, closed-installment loans or other products to borrowers dealing with fallout from the pandemic.

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Senate rescue plan aims to calm depositors, debt holders

03/25/20

While analysts agree banks are in better shape than in 2008, lawmakers are dusting off a crisis-era tool used by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. to soothe potential liquidity fears during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Coronavirus stimulus package: What do banks need to know?

03/25/20

Details of the $2 trillion deal were still fluid Wednesday, but lawmakers were closing in on a plan that would aim to put banks and consumers alike on stronger financial footing as they weather the coronavirus pandemic.

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Banks get break they needed on loan workouts

03/23/20

Regulators' decision to delay reporting for troubled-debt restructurings should allow banks and credit unions to be more nimble modifying loans impaired by the coronavirus outbreak.

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