Mike Crapo

Deutsche Bank’s ties to Trump dominate hearing on AML reform

05/21/19

Democrats pressed law enforcement on whether senior Deutsche Bank executives quashed suspicious activity reports filings related to President Trump.

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Backers of pot banking bill see the finish line in House

05/21/19

The legislation faces a tougher path in the Senate where GOP leaders are reluctant to ease restrictions on what is still a banned narcotic.

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Gap between Democrats, GOP on bank regulation wide as ever

05/15/19

As evidenced by a Senate hearing, Republican and Democratic lawmakers still live in alternative universes when it comes to financial regulatory policy.

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Is Senate Banking’s Facebook inquiry the start of something big?

05/13/19

Lawmakers are taking a closer look at the company’s data collection practices and its work on cryptocurrency payments, raising the possibility of more action down the line.

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Crapo, Brown probe Facebook over financial data collection

05/10/19

Sens. Mike Crapo and Sherrod Brown are asking Facebook about its consumer financial data collection practices as they consider data privacy legislation.

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Two former Banking Committee Dems launch project tied to 2020 voters

04/25/19

Ex-Sens. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., and Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., played key roles in negotiating the 2018 regulatory relief bill, but then went on to lose their re-election bids in the midterm elections.

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Senate Democrat calls for hearing on megabank enforcement actions

04/10/19

On the same day the House Financial Services Committee held a hearing with CEOs of seven of the largest banks, Sen. Sherrod Brown said bank misconduct since the crisis demanded further inquiry by the Senate Banking Committee.

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Analyst coverage of Fannie another sign GSE privatization gaining steam

04/08/19

B. Riley FBR initiated equity coverage of the mortgage giant, citing housing finance reform proposals that could result in Fannie and Freddie Mac being released from conservatorship.

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Choke Point epilogue: Are banks free to refuse service?

04/04/19

The battle lines drawn over federal efforts to restrict bank relationships with politically risky industries used to be clear cut. Not anymore.

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Senate confirms Mark Calabria as head of FHFA

04/04/19

The administration official will serve a five-year term as Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac's chief regulator.

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