Senate Banking Committee

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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Dems seek details on allegation Deutsche Bank blocked Trump-linked SARs

05/20/19

Sens. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, and Chris Van Hollen, D-Md., called on the bank to explain a report that the private wealth management division quashed anti-money-laundering reports prepared by compliance staff.

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'A bunch of disrespectful windbags': Comments of the week

05/16/19

Readers consider a Senate Banking Committee investigation into Facebook's use of consumer data, weigh the value of the CFPB's complaints database, debate legislation that would require big bank executives to testify before Congress annually and more.

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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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Bill would prevent Congress from using g-fees as budget tool

05/14/19

Two senators, a Republican and a Democrat, have revived legislation that would prohibit Congress from using certain fees collected by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to offset unrelated government spending.

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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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Brown to regulators: Be ready to discuss leveraged loans at hearing

05/13/19

The ranking Democrat on the Senate Banking Committee says he wants answers from the Financial Stability Oversight Council on efforts to address corporate debt risks.

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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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Calabria’s ambitious FHFA agenda (it’s not just housing finance reform)

04/25/19

New FHFA Director Mark Calabria isn't just charting a future for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, but also fixing problems resulting from the "Qualified Mortgage" exemption for the GSEs and taking a "deep dive" into problems in the mortgage servicing market.

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