Tag Archives: ABA Blueprint for Growth

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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House Passes ABA-Advocated Liquidity Bill

The House today agreed by voice vote to pass H.R. 2209. The bill, which is part of ABA's Agenda for America's Hometown Banks, would further expand the ability of banks to count municipal securities as high-quality liquid assets under the Liquidity Coverage Ratio.

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