The House Financial Services Committee today voted by a strong 46-9 margin to advance the bipartisan Data Security Act (H.R. 2205), which would establish a national data security and breach notification standard for financial institutions and retailers.
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ABA yesterday offered several recommendations for improving the FDIC’s proposed survey on small business lending.
ABA in a comment letter yesterday to the Bank for International Settlements voiced its support for three of the four recommendations made by BIS’ report on correspondent banking to improve the cross-border payments marketplace, but said that the report ultimately failed to address the central issue of excessive regulatory burden leading to the termination of correspondent banking relationships.
ABA filed a friend of the court brief yesterday in an appeal of the Federal Communications Commission’s recent order regarding the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.
The banking agencies are revisiting the dollar thresholds for their appraisal requirements, FDIC Chairman Martin Gruenberg said in Arlington, Va., today at the final outreach meeting for the decennial Economic Growth and Regulatory Paperwork Reduction Act review.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau today released several resources to help banks and other entities understand their obligations under the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act and Regulation C.
A group of senators and representatives today issued a reconciled version of a long-term highway funding bill that includes a modified but still substantial cut to the dividends paid on the Federal Reserve Bank stock that national banks and other Fed member banks are required to hold.
The Federal Reserve on Wednesday finalized several changes to the Dodd-Frank Act-mandated stress tests for banks with more than $10 billion in assets.
Due to an annual decrease in consumer prices, financial regulators have announced that the dollar threshold at which higher priced-mortgages become subject to special appraisal requirements will remain unchanged at $25,500 in 2016.