OCC

Agencies release update on capital proposal for CRE assets

07/12/19

The federal banking regulators issued a new proposal Friday asking for further public comment on changing the definition of a “high volatility commercial real estate exposure.”

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The case for market-based CRA reform

07/12/19

Many oppose a metric-based approach, but there are ways it could actually work.

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The Fed’s remarkable turnaround on CRA

07/11/19

The central bank has a long history of fighting reforms to the Community Reinvestment Act, until now.

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Regulators exempt community banks from Volcker rule

07/09/19

Bank regulators finalized a proposal to exclude small institutions from the proprietary trading ban, as required by last year’s reg relief bill.

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Banks push for greater relief on foreign bank regs, living wills

07/07/19

The industry is urging federal regulators to go further in streamlining oversight of foreign banks and resolution-planning requirements. Critics warn that the proposals could weaken post-crisis safeguards.

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Lending to nonbank lenders is growing — maybe too much

07/05/19

Loans to other financial firms have soared in recent years, and many are going to private equity or business development firms that then use the funds to make leveraged loans. Should regulators be worried?

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Simplified call report set to take effect Sept. 30

07/05/19

The new rule, subject to approval by the Office of Management and Budget, would enable FDIC-supervised institutions with less than $5 billion in assets to use a shorter form every other quarter.

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SCOTUS ruling means less deference for bank regulators in court

07/04/19

A recent high court decision said judges no longer have to automatically give agencies the benefit of the doubt when interpreting their regulations.

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Another state creates tech sandbox as federal agencies tread warily

07/03/19

Utah this week became the third state to let companies test cutting-edge financial products without fear of violating licensing and other regulations.

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Manafort's banker banned by OCC

07/01/19

The ban, which came to light Monday, will remain in effect until either the final disposition of Stephen Calk’s court case or until it is terminated by Comptroller Joseph Otting.

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