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Sen. Scott: ‘Dodd-Frank Is Not for Us, It Is Against Us’

Speaking to the more than 1,000 attendees at ABA’s Government Relations Summit in Washington, D.C. today, Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) criticized the Dodd-Frank Act, saying that the legislation created a “regulatory labyrinth” that has stymied banks’ ability to serve their customers and grow the economy.

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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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ABA Urges House Members to Support TAILOR Act

In a letter to the House Financial Services Committee today, ABA urged members of Congress to vote in favor of the TAILOR Act, which would direct financial regulators to tailor regulatory actions based on the sizes, business models, risk profiles and other differentiating characteristics of the institutions they supervise.

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ABA, Associations Urge Congress to Protect Crop Insurance

In a joint letter yesterday, ABA and several farming industry groups called on congressional budget committees to protect crop insurance as they develop budget proposals for fiscal year 2017, urging them not to reopen the 2014 Farm Bill in their efforts to reduce the national deficit.

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