Tag Archives: Basel III

Yellen Opens Door to Reforms of Enhanced Leverage Ratio

Testifying before the Senate Banking Committee today, Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen acknowledged that aspects of the agency’s enhanced supplementary leverage ratio “may be having unintended adverse consequences” and said the Fed is looking into changes.

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Fed Advisory Council Highlights Concerns over Regulations, Exams

Members of the Federal Reserve’s Community Depository Institutions Advisory Council — which includes several ABA member bank CEOs — raised concerns about compliance examination processes and the current regulatory landscape in a recent meeting, according to minutes released by the Fed. “The council is very concerned that the working partnership that has existed for many years between examiners and bankers ...

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Studies: Obama-Era Rules May Hinder Growth and Harm Competition

The first broad-scale academic assessment of new financial rules and standards put in place during the Obama presidency -- including the Dodd-Frank Act, Basel III and the CARD Act -- finds “causes for concern” about the impact of the rules on growth, credit availability and competition.

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ABA Urges Treasury, Regulators to Fix Capital Rule Problems

As part of the banking industry’s continuing response to President Trump’s executive order outlining “core principles” for financial regulation, ABA provided recommendations to the Treasury Department today on areas where the bank capital framework can be improved.

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