Rob Nichols

FDIC crackdown on brokered deposits goes too far: ABA report

03/04/19

A legal memo conducted on behalf of the trade group says the agency’s policy goes beyond statutory intent and places undue restrictions on healthy banks.

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Why startup Finxact just got $30M from the ABA, SunTrust, others

01/25/19

The core-banking vendor won the investment and ringing endorsements from the trade group and several banks because its open system and cloud delivery could eventually challenge entrenched tech players.

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Banks are feeling effects of shutdown: ABA

01/11/19

The American Bankers Association has called for an end to the government shutdown, saying it has prevented customers from securing loans and threatens even more damage.

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ABA ads praise six lawmakers, tell voters to stay engaged on issues

09/19/18

Unlike previous spots produced by the group that just backed candidates, the latest ones reflect a somewhat different approach.

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ABA endorses two more House members in midterms

07/30/18

The banking industry group has so far endorsed six candidates in their re-election campaigns for the upcoming November elections.

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ABA will air TV ads for two more lawmakers seeking re-election

07/12/18

The American Bankers Association will run advertisements in support of Reps. French Hill and Bruce Poliquin, who are incumbents this November. The group has now endorsed three Republicans and a Democrat.

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5 takeaways from Treasury’s call to action on CRA

04/03/18

The financial services industry and community reinvestment advocates both praised the Treasury Department’s recommendations for reforming Community Reinvestment Act enforcement.

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Tax plan could mean bigger hit from FDIC premiums

11/06/17

Bankers are generally happy with the House Republican tax plan released last week, but one provision of the proposed overhaul is likely to give them pause: a cutback in the deduction for deposit insurance premiums.

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How the Trump administration wants to dial back capital market regs

10/06/17

The Treasury Department is expanding its calls for overhauling regulation of the financial services sector, this time focusing on changes to the most significant rules surrounding securitization and derivatives.

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