Jelena McWilliams

Regulators propose easing margin requirements on swaps

09/17/19

The plan approved by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. Tuesday would require banks to exchange initial margin only in deals involving external swaps parties.

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FDIC tries to ease small banks' concerns with capital rule revamp

09/17/19

Regulators have redefined a simplified capital measure for community banks following criticism that their 2018 proposal did not go far enough.

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Bank industry earnings set yet another record in 2Q: FDIC

09/05/19

Higher net interest income and securities gains boosted quarterly profit to $62.6 billion, which was 4% higher from a year earlier. But potential trouble signs from lower interest rates may emerge.

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Regulators aren’t done rolling back Volcker Rule

08/25/19

The agencies handed banks a significant victory when they finalized revisions to the Dodd-Frank proprietary trading ban, but officials also plan to re-propose changes to the “covered funds” section of the rule.

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'A compliance nightmare': Comments of the week

08/22/19

Readers react to regulators revamping the Volcker Rule and the U.S. Postal Service getting into banking, criticize HUD's plan to make it harder for consumers to allege discrimination and more.

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What's left of the Volcker Rule after the final rewrite?

08/20/19

After two regulatory agencies adopted final revisions to the rule, Dodd-Frank defenders expressed concern that the amendments to the proprietary trading ban undermined the post-crisis statute.

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Lukewarm reception for FDIC plan to ease deposit rate limits

08/20/19

The agency is trying to update its rate-cap policy for institutions that fall below "well-capitalized." But it remains to be seen if the proposed changes fully address community bankers' concerns.

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Don’t let AI trigger a fair-lending violation

08/06/19

Banks need to mitigate potential bias in algorithmic predictive models using artificial intelligence, as regulators are weighing how to oversee the emerging technology.

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Regulators must issue AI guidance or FDIC will: McWilliams

08/02/19

The FDIC chief said it is critical to give the industry clarity on using emerging technologies, particularly for the thousands of community banks her agency oversees.

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Regulators aim to release CRA plan in 'next few months': FDIC chief

07/31/19

Jelena McWilliams said federal bank regulators have made progress in developing a proposal but acknowledged that the reform process has been slow.

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