Volcker Rule

Morgan Stanley to cut jobs; big banks making progress on replacing Libor

12/10/19

The Wall Street bank to shed 1,500 spots ahead of an uncertain 2020; smaller and regional banks are lagging behind but expect to increase their focus next year

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Paul Volcker's impact on banks was bigger than just one rule

12/09/19

Former Fed Chairman Paul Volcker is now synonymous with a provision of the Dodd-Frank law. But his legacy extends well beyond that.

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Paul Volcker, former Fed chairman who inspired bank risk rule, dies at 92

12/09/19

Paul Volcker, the former Federal Reserve chairman who broke the back of U.S. inflation in the 1980s and three decades later led President Barack Obama’s bid to rein in the investment risk-taking of commercial banks, has died.

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9 big items on regulators’ to-do list (including CRA reform)

11/25/19

A proposal to modernize the Community Reinvestment Act could be just a snippet of what regulators try to accomplish as they wrap up 2019.

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Agencies sign off on final Volcker Rule changes

10/08/19

The reforms will result in significant changes to the proprietary trading ban first proposed by former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker and mandated in the Dodd-Frank Act.

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Streamlined Volcker Rule could encourage some banks to take bigger risks

09/23/19

The revised trading rule is seen as a credit negative for banking industry.

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Volcker the man blasts Volcker the rule in letter to Fed chair

09/10/19

The recent revision of Volcker Rule limits on banks' ability to speculate with their own capital has cost regulators a meaningful supporter: Paul Volcker.

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Forced arbitration, JPM's contrarian move, M&A as recruiting tool: Top stories of the week

08/30/19

The case of a pastor wrongly-accused by Wells Fargo has mandatory arbitration back in the spotlight; JPMorgan started buying securities long before talk about rate cuts; more banks are turning to M&A to acquire talent; and more from this week's most-read stories.

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Deutsche, UBS discussed alliance; battle over regulation continues

08/26/19

The banks considered an “unusual” investment banking merger; Volcker rule win will be followed by fights on capital rules, liquidity and stress tests.

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Regulators aren’t done rolling back Volcker Rule

08/25/19

The agencies handed banks a significant victory when they finalized revisions to the Dodd-Frank proprietary trading ban, but officials also plan to re-propose changes to the “covered funds” section of the rule.

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