Tag Archives: ABA Blueprint for Growth

ABA Voices Support for Expanded Exam Cycle

In a comment letter to the federal regulatory agencies today, ABA commended regulators on a recent interim final rule expanding the 18-month exam cycle for certain small insured depository institutions under $1 billion—part of ABA’s Agenda for America’s Hometown Banks.

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Boozman: Wholesale Reg Relief Unlikely in Next Appropriations Bill

In an interview with Politico today, Senate Financial Services Appropriations Subcommittee chairman John Boozman (R-Ark.) said that he plans to continue seeking bipartisan support to pass meaningful regulatory relief -- a key part of ABA’s Agenda for America’s Hometown Banks -- following an unsuccessful effort in 2015 led by Sen. Richard Shelby (R-Ala.).

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House Members Nudge Agencies on Tailored Regulation

In a letter to the federal banking agencies today, a bipartisan group of 133 House members asked what regulators are doing to tailor their rules to the diverse entities they supervise and to identify areas where they need additional legislative authority to tailor rules.

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Lawmakers Discuss Reg Relief Common Ground, Spar on Rhetoric

Passing major regulatory relief for banks is going to be a heavy lift in 2016, according to a bipartisan panel of legislators at ABA’s Government Relations Summit, although the lawmakers emphasized their efforts to find common ground on regulatory reform. Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-Mo.) said passing reg relief this year would be “difficult” and that the GOP-led House would pass ...

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Shelby Makes Case for Reg Relief

Economic growth requires a robust, competitive banking system, and the Dodd-Frank Act and current regulatory environment inhibit that, Senate Banking Committee Chairman Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) said at ABA’s Government Relations Summit.

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ABA’s Sharp: Consumers Deserve Safest Payment Systems

ABA’s Card Policy Council today called on all consumer-facing industries to implement the latest payment protection technologies and data safeguarding practices, including activating chip card readers and accepting payments from secure mobile wallets.

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