Tag Archives: Call Report

Hensarling’s Choice Act Includes Key ABA Priorities

House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-Texas) today released the latest legislative text of his Financial Choice Act, a 600-page bill aimed at rolling back and reforming parts of the Dodd-Frank Act’s extensive supervisory regime, as well as providing regulatory relief for banks of all sizes.

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Fed to Evaluate Large Bank ‘Living Wills,’ Fintech in 2017

Speaking at a legal event in Washington, D.C., today, Federal Reserve General Counsel Scott Alvarez outlined several issues the agency will focus on in 2017, including certain regulatory relief measures and the entrance of nonbank fintech companies into the Federal Reserve System.

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ABA Welcomes Call Report Changes, Urges More Streamlining

While welcoming the banking agencies’ proposed streamlining of the Call Report for banks with less than $1 billion in assets and no foreign offices, ABA today urged regulators to do more to reduce the sources of burden that banks face when filing the report.

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Yellen: Agencies Exploring Ways to Reduce Capital, Appraisal Burdens

As part of its response to the recently concluded Economic Growth and Regulatory Paperwork Reduction Act review process, the federal banking agencies are looking to reduce burdens of appraisal requirements and to simplify regulatory capital rules for community banks, Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen told the House Financial Services Committee today.

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Hoenig Pitches Regulatory Relief Plan Again

Speaking at the agency’s community banking conference today, FDIC Vice Chairman Thomas Hoenig again offered a “legislative remedy” for excessive and ill-tailored regulatory burden for banks engaged in what he called “traditional banking activities,” which would encompass most community banks and some regional banks as well.

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Bipartisan Bill Introduced to Ease Call Report Burdens

Reps. Randy Hultgren (R-Ill.), Terri Sewell (D-Ala.) and Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-Mo.) yesterday introduced the Community Bank Reporting Relief Act, an ABA-supported measure that would streamline bank reporting by permitting well-capitalized and highly rated banks to file a short-form Call Report in the first and third quarters each year. The full Call Report would be required in other quarters.

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