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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Bankers across the country will welcome their senators and representatives into their banks during “Take Your Lawmaker to Work Week” on Sept. 21-25, ABA announced today.
Following the NFL’s decision to give up its tax-exempt status, Frank Keating calls on Congress to examine another outrageous tax exemption.
ABA’s newest grassroots alerts have resulted in more than 2,300 letters to members of Congress urging them to support or co-sponsor several bipartisan bills introduced as part of ABA’s Agenda for America’s Hometown Banks.
The Federal Reserve Bank of New York today launched Community Credit, an interactive portal allowing users to learn more about credit conditions at the national, state and county levels.
The Treasury Department’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund today announced $18 million in funding for the 2015 Bank Enterprise Awards, which encourage banks to increase their investments and loans in disadvantaged communities.
ABA invites entries for the 2015 Community Commitment Awards, which recognize and promote the essential role banks play in their communities.
First Financial Bank in Abilene, Texas, tackles the “epidemic” of elder financial abuse.
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
The OCC reported today that the loan growth rate continued to accelerate in the nine-state Southern District, which spans from Texas to Georgia, growing to 8 percent in 2014 from 4 percent in 2013.