The Global Supply Chain Finance Forum—which includes BAFT, ABA’s global transaction banking subsidiary—today released a new guidance document on receivables discounting technique.
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With leveraged lending-related risk on regulators’ minds — and on the agenda of the House Financial Services Committee tomorrow — the ABA Banking Journal Podcast discusses the issue with ABA Senior Economist Curtis Dubay.
In the clearest terms expressed by any regulator to date, Federal Reserve Vice Chairman for Supervision Randal Quarles emphasized that banks need to begin transitioning away from the London Interbank Offered Rate as a benchmark.
The transition to alternative reference rates is in full swing. Here are four key steps to plan for life after Libor.
While corporate debt is at near-record levels and recent growth has been concentrated in riskier segments, “business debt does not appear to present notable risks to financial stability,” Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said today in Florida.
Underlying credit and liquidity risks associated with the current point in the economic cycle should be on bankers’ radar screens, the OCC advised today in its Semiannual Risk Perspective report.
The rapid growth is attributable largely to nonbanks. Should this group of loans start underperforming, the risk to the banking sector is relatively low.
A small net percentage of banks reported easing standards and terms for loans to large and midsize firms in the previous quarter, while on net no banks eased standards for small businesses, according to the Federal Reserve’s latest senior loan officer opinion survey released today.
Seven in 10 small business owners are more optimistic than pessimistic, according to the latest Wells Fargo/Gallup survey of small business owners.