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Fed Forms Fintech Working Group

As fintech continues to grow and mature and the OCC takes steps toward launching a fintech bank charter, the Federal Reserve has formed a cross-cutting fintech working group on the topic, Fed Governor Lael Brainard said in a speech today.

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Fintech, Customer Experience Key Concerns for Fed Advisory Council

Members of the Federal Reserve’s Community Depository Institutions Advisory Council -- which includes several ABA member bank CEOs -- raised concerns over the uncertain regulatory environment for innovation and bank-fintech partnerships and over growing regulations that directly harm the customer experience, according to minutes of the CDIAC’s last meeting released by the Fed.

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Fed Survey: CRE Loan Standards Tighten; C&I Holds Steady

Bankers continued tightening credit for commercial real estate loans in the last three months while holding steady on other business loans and consumer loans and easing credit standards slightly in their home mortgage portfolios, according to the Federal Reserve’s latest senior loan officer survey released today.

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