Financial regulations

Banks want a Camels overhaul, but chiming in is risky

11/11/19

Many in the industry have cheered regulators’ interest in improving the supervisory rating system, but they may shy from commenting publicly about their experiences in a confidential process.

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Washington flexes its muscles on small-business lending

11/05/19

The CFPB, OCC and FDIC are signaling a renewed focus on the sector after regulation of it fell more to the states in recent years.

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Scharf signals ‘sense of urgency’ at Wells; Europe weighs new AML agency

11/01/19

CEO tells employees he wants them to be 'impatient' in fixing the bank’s woes; the new independent body would police banks’ compliance with AML regulations.

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CFPB chief mentions payday ‘research,' and heads turn

10/30/19

A remark by Director Kathy Kraninger during a congressional hearing has renewed a fierce debate over how the agency uses academic studies to support rulemakings.

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NCUA's Harper: Large credit unions need more oversight

10/30/19

The National Credit Union Administration board member is requesting comment on a proposal to create new consumer compliance measures for "large, complex credit unions."

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Incoming ABA chair on credit union takeovers of banks: Enough

10/28/19

Laurie Stewart says a string of bank sales to credit unions supports the case that the latter's tax-exempt status should be eliminated.

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Can the Trump administration reform housing on its own?

10/23/19

With Congress deadlocked on a future for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the administration is prepping to move by itself.

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GAO finds Obama-era Fed guidance should have been issued as rules

10/23/19

The Government Accountability Office determined that three Obama-era letters from the central bank related to large-bank supervision should have been submitted for congressional review.

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How JPMorgan Chase is helping ex-cons land jobs

10/21/19

The nation's largest bank is hiring former prisoners for entry-level jobs and funding a policy center whose mission will be to help adults with criminal histories reenter the workforce.

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Don’t mess with rules curbing derivatives risk

10/18/19

A regulatory proposal to ease the initial margin buffer on certain derivatives trading could be harmful to the economy.

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