Risk management

Truist's rough landing, BB&T-SunTrust opportunist, AML cheat sheet: Top stories of the week


Hard sell ahead for BB&T-SunTrust as ‘Truist’ lands with a thud; Citizens looks to poach BB&T-SunTrust talent; what the Senate AML bill means for banks; and more from this week’s most-read stories.


Can Fannie, Freddie be overhauled without Congress?


The Federal Housing Finance Agency has far more authority to upend the status quo than most realize, according to a new report.


'This time it's different': Comments of the week


Readers weigh potential risks in the leveraged loans market, debate Herb Sandler's legacy, consider the role the Fed should play in real-time payments and more.


BofA, longtime leader in leveraged loans, warns of 'carnage'


The U.S. economy is on solid footing except for one potential trouble spot, according to Bank of America's Chief Executive Brian Moynihan: leveraged loans — a business the bank has dominated for a decade.


Exec departures at Deutsche Bank, SoFi; N.Y. Fed chief warns on 'bad apples'


The chief operating officer for the Americas at Deutsche Bank, as well as SoFi's heads of marketing, risk and capital markets, are all moving on; John Williams tells bankers they need to do more to clean up misconduct at their companies.


Is a leveraged lending crisis imminent? Depends who you ask


Lawmakers waded into a growing debate about the threat posed by corporate credit risk.


A less defensive posture from Wells Fargo's interim CEO


In stark contrast to his predecessor, C. Allen Parker said Thursday he accepts regulators' criticism and suggested that the bank may struggle to achieve revenue growth until it moves past its regulatory woes.


How acting Ginnie Mae chief is trying to get to the bottom of VA refis


Prepayments tied to repeated VA loan refinancing activity have had an adverse effect on Ginnie’s mortgage securities that persists despite countermeasures. The government bond issuer is making new plans to address the impact.


Metro Bank shares post record gain as lender boosts capital


Vernon Hill's U.K. bank sold $479 million of new stock and issued fresh details about its turnaround efforts. Those included plans to cease its controversial practice of purchasing design and branding services from a business owned by Hill's wife.


A ‘crisis of confidence’ at Vernon Hill’s U.K. bank


As Metro Bank’s problems mount, calls for Hill’s ouster as chairman are getting louder.