Podcast: Recapping an Action-Packed Week in Washington

At the end of a whirlwind week in Washington, James Ballentine — head of congressional relations at the American Bankers Association — recaps the action at the ABA Government Relations Summit. Ballentine joins Evan Sparks and Shaun Kern to cover:

  • The latest news from Capitol Hill on regulatory reform efforts
  • Proposals, both legislative and regulatory, to address anti-money laundering rules
  • Changes at the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection
  • The reception bankers received during their congressional visits

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In this episode:

James Ballentine
Congressional Relations
and Political Affairs

Evan Sparks
ABA Banking Journal

Shaun Kern
Senior Counsel



About Author

Evan Sparks

Evan Sparks is editor-in-chief of the ABA Banking Journal and vice president for publications at the American Bankers Association.