Volcker Rule

Regulators extend comment deadline for Volcker Rule changes

04/02/20

The agencies will give the industry another month to submit feedback on the so-called covered fund portion of the rule "in light of potential disruptions resulting from the coronavirus.”

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HSBC plan sidesteps CEO question; Bloomberg would toughen bank regulations

02/19/20

The overhaul calls for massive job cuts but leaves interim CEO Noel Quinn’s permanent role in limbo; the program would throw out most of Trump’s Dodd-Frank rollbacks.

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Bloomberg tacks left on financial regulation. Should banks be worried?

02/18/20

Years after criticizing the Dodd-Frank Act, the Democratic presidential candidate and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is now taking a page from the Elizabeth Warren playbook.

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Is partisanship seeping into bank regulators’ discourse?

02/16/20

Compared with incendiary fights elsewhere in the capital, deliberations among the banking agencies tend to be more banal. But on issues from the Volcker Rule to CRA reform, disagreements lately between officials have grown sharper.

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Fed terminates enforcement actions against four large banks

02/13/20

The three cease and desist orders and one written agreement had cited separate concerns at JPMorgan Chase, Discover, Deutsche Bank and RBS.

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Fed votes to ease Volcker restriction; Truist reports a setback

01/31/20

Banks would be allowed to own stakes in venture capital funds; the combined BB&T-SunTrust isn’t realizing cost savings as fast as it projected.

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Regulators propose Volcker Rule changes to allow VC stakes

01/30/20

In another rollback of the bank trading ban, the federal agencies unveiled a plan to allow financial institutions to invest in multiple companies through certain fund structures.

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Coup for community banks could spell disaster for industry

01/28/20

The recent Dodd-Frank rollbacks for smaller banks could encourage risk-taking that leads to a systemic issue.

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Fed, OCC to propose easing Volcker rule; Visa's fintech interest

01/28/20

The regulators plan to drop the 3% limit on bank investments in venture capital funds; Visa invests in another fintech startup.

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Fed to propose 'covered funds' revamp in Volcker Rule

01/23/20

Regulators already finalized a rollback of the proprietary trading ban section of the rule but signaled then that their overhaul was not finished.

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