Tag Archives: tailored regulation

Regulatory Review Meeting Focuses on Rural Bank Burdens

Rural banks face a number of challenges that are compounded by unnecessary, outdated and excessively burdensome regulations, Comptroller of the Currency Thomas Curry said today at the fourth of five outreach meetings for the decennial Economic Growth and Regulatory Paperwork Reduction Act review.

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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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Keating: Dodd-Frank SIFI Threshold Is Set Too Low

The Dodd-Frank Act’s asset threshold for systemically important financial institutions is set too low and should be replaced by a more tailored approach, ABA President and CEO Frank Keating said in a letter to the editor published Sunday in the Washington Post.

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Shelby’s Sweeping Financial Reform Bill Would Advance ABA Goals

Senate Banking Committee Chairman Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) today released a draft of a sweeping financial reform bill that would provide regulatory relief for banks of all sizes, tailor the regulatory structure for systemically important banks and begin restructuring within the Federal Reserve System and at Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

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Fed’s Tarullo Highlights ABA Proposal for Regulatory Relief

Speaking at an industry event in Washington, D.C., today, Federal Reserve Governor Daniel Tarullo floated an idea originated by ABA and the state bankers associations to relieve compliance burdens associated with capital rules. “One idea I have heard is to allow smaller community banks to opt into a simpler set of risk-weighted capital requirements in exchange for a higher minimum ...

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