Financial regulations

Rubin is removed as Florida banking commissioner by state's cabinet

07/25/19

State regulator Ron Rubin had been asked to resign in May over a sexual harassment complaint, but he attempted to fight the allegations.

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Additional regulator won't fix the convoluted regulatory system

07/25/19

Smart rulemaking starts with consolidating multiple agencies into one body with a clear mandate.

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Facebook’s bid to break banking

07/24/19

The social media giant says its cryptocurrency project can bring services to the world's unbanked. Lawmakers and regulators aren’t so sure.

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How AI can advance the cause of fair lending

07/23/19

Policymakers should consider how new data computing can help ensure equal lending, not hinder it.

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Banks, appraisers assail NCUA rule as 'bad public policy'

07/18/19

The National Credit Union Administration caught flak after it approved raising the threshold for appraisals on commercial real estate loans to $1 million.

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'Farmers are caught in a liquidity trap'

07/17/19

America's farms have taken on near-record levels of debt in recent years, and commodity prices and trade wars are putting pressure on farm country. That could spell bad news for bankers that lend to them.

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Varo Money raises $100M, files deposit insurance application

07/16/19

The new funding comes as the challenger bank inches closer to gaining regulatory approval for a national bank charter.

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CECL's uncharted territory

07/10/19

Beginning next year, banks will have to dramatically change the way they account for future credit losses, but experts disagree on the new rule's long-term impact.

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FSOC’s proposals would promote financial stability, not undermine it

06/28/19

Focusing regulatory reforms on risk-based activities is a more effective approach to weeding out potential systemic threats.

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California on verge of capping rates on installment loans

06/27/19

The legislation, which passed a key test in the state Senate on Wednesday, is the product of a compromise between consumer advocates and some lenders.

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