Tag Archives: regulatory burden

TBA Op-Ed: Dodd-Frank Has Harmed Consumers

In an op-ed appearing in several Texas community newspapers, Texas Bankers Association President and CEO Eric Sandberg argued that the Dodd-Frank Act -- which marks its fifth anniversary on Monday -- has failed at protecting consumers.

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Bank Chief Outlines Compliance Burden of SIFI Status

The chairman and CEO of the smallest bank holding company to be designated as a systemically important financial institution yesterday outlined to the House Financial Services Committee the burdens this level of regulation has imposed -- burdens he finds out of proportion to the benefits they provide.

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ABA Seeks Grassroots Action on Tailored Regulation Bill

Building on its partnership with the state bankers associations, ABA is urging bankers to ask their representatives to co-sponsor the TAILOR Act, H.R. 2896, 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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Tailored Regulation Bill Would Provide Real Relief, ABA Says

ABA yesterday wrote to Rep. Scott Tipton (R-Colo.) to thank him for introducing the TAILOR Act, H.R. 2896, 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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Rep. Tipton Introduces ABA, Alliance-Backed Tailored Regulation Bill

Rep. Scott Tipton today introduced the TAILOR Act (H.R. 2896), which would require financial regulators to consider bank risk profiles and business models when taking regulatory actions. The bill -- a part of ABA’s Agenda for America’s Hometown Banks -- has been strongly advocated by ABA and the alliance of state bankers associations.

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