Compliance

Newsbytes Podcast: Fintech in Focus

We discuss top White House adviser Gary Cohn's newsmaking remarks at ABA's Annual Convention earlier this week, the OCC's positive new posture on Community Reinvestment Act examinations and the top fintech trends shaping the next decade of banking.

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Revised OCC Exam Policy Aligns Ratings with CRA Purposes

The OCC has changed its Community Reinvestment Act supervision policies to ensure a “logical nexus” between banks’ CRA-related activities and CRA performance evaluation ratings and to give “full consideration” to banks’ efforts to take corrective action, the agency said today.

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ABA Offers Three Regulatory Fixes for Volcker Rule

In a letter to Federal Reserve Governor Jerome Powell today, ABA President and CEO Rob Nichols welcomed Powell’s commitment to revise the Volcker Rule and offered three tweaks that the banking agencies can make to the rule without congressional action.

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House Panel Passes Eight ABA-Backed Bills

The House Financial Services Committee today advanced eight ABA-backed regulatory reform bills, including several that ABA and the state bankers associations have long championed as part of ABA’s Blueprint for Growth.

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