Regional banks

Dodd-Frank thresholds have ‘perverse effect,’ says acting comptroller

10/05/17

Acting Comptroller of the Currency Keith Noreika on Thursday called for steps to ease the asset thresholds that determine whether banks are subject to certain provisions of the Dodd-Frank Act.

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'Gov. Cordray'? Ohio bankers hedge their bets

10/05/17

While disappointed with the CFPB's actions in recent years, bankers said they want to see a campaign platform before making a decision on the agency's director.

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California Bankers Association, regional trade group to merge

10/02/17

The Western Independent Bankers will continue to offer conference and educational services as a division of the California Bankers Association.

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Credit unions expect big capital inflow as banks exhibit battle fatigue

10/02/17

The NCUA is proposing a special payout of up to $800 million to credit unions next year, which may boost lending. Banks were uncharacteristically silent on the plan.

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Regionals hopeful over bipartisan Senate bill to raise SIFI level

09/28/17

Under the bill, regional banks may eventually be able to shed the systemically important financial institution designation that subjects those with more than $50 billion in assets to tougher regulatory requirements.

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'Get banking system up and running’: Popular's goal in Puerto Rico

09/26/17

The island's largest bank has reopened a portion of its branch network while rushing cash to ATMs and consoling clients and employees in the first week of recovery from Hurricane Maria. But it and other banks are likely months away from normal operations.

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Bearish car-sales forecast gets lenders' attention

09/25/17

Chemical Financial and Fidelity Southern are the latest banks to curtail auto lending, blaming trends in auto sales and overheated competition.

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EU’s new data privacy law creates headaches for U.S. banks

09/20/17

It's not just big banks. Even U.S. community banks may be subject to the General Data Protection Regulation given the boundlessness of digital commerce.

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SBA deal with credit unions poses threat to banks

09/20/17

The agency and the National Association of Federally-Insured Credit Unions plan to boost efforts to get more credit unions involved with SBA lending.

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Umpqua hires first chief risk officer

09/20/17

The Oregon bank has expanded the role of its chief credit officer to include oversight of risk management.

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