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OCC's Otting names chief operating officer as part of massive restructuring

01/17/19

Morris Morgan, previously one of the top large bank supervisors at the OCC, was tapped as senior deputy comptroller and chief operating officer amid a multimillion-dollar effort to revamp the agency.

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Ocasio-Cortez’s disruptive spotlight could soon be turned on bankers

01/11/19

The freshman congresswoman will likely join the Financial Services Committee, where she could use her populist momentum to bring criticisms of the country's biggest banks even further into the mainstream.

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Big-bank breakups, postal lending and more: 2020 Dem hopefuls' financial agendas

11/13/18

The already long list of potential challengers to President Trump in 2020 includes policymakers with a deep record on banking issues and those whose financial services views are a relative mystery.

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Big banks should be worried as Brown joins presidential fray

11/12/18

Sen. Sherrod Brown, a longtime industry critic, said Monday that he’s weighing a possible 2020 bid.

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What Democrats’ House takeover means for banks

11/07/18

The focus since the 2016 election on easing rules, tax cuts and expanding access to credit is about to be turned on its head.

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Bye plastic, BofA's digital agenda, Fed’s big-bank supervision revamp: Top stories of the week

11/02/18

Synchrony CEO Margaret Keane says plastic cards will be gone in five years; David Tyrie is succeeding the high-profile Michelle Moore as BofA's digital chief; Fed outlines a new approach for its post-crisis supervisory program; and more from this week's most-read stories.

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Two Goldman bankers charged; small banks await Fed ally

11/02/18

The two allegedly helped to defraud a Malaysian sovereign wealth fund; Michelle Bowman is expected to bring a Main Street perspective to the central bank.

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Fed should force Wells Fargo into being a simpler bank

10/26/18

The central bank should consider rescinding the bank’s “financial holding company” status, which allows it to participate in nonbank activities, given its inability to respond to internal management problems.

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Sanders bill would force breakup of 6 largest banks

10/03/18

The legislation would require the restructuring of financial institutions that have a total exposure exceeding 3% of the nation’s GDP.

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Banks are running out of time to regain public trust

09/14/18

The industry risks losing more business to fintech startups and facing increased attacks in Washington if they can’t shore up their reputation.

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