The chairman and CEO of the smallest bank holding company to be designated as a systemically important financial institution yesterday outlined to the House Financial Services Committee the burdens this level of regulation has imposed — burdens he finds out of proportion to the benefits they provide.
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The federal banking agencies yesterday released their 2015 list of distressed or underserved middle-income non-metropolitan areas where banks can receive Community Reinvestment Act credit for revitalization activities.
ABA yesterday said it welcomed the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s proposed delay of implementation of the TILA-RESPA integrated disclosures to Oct. 3.
fTLD Registry Services — the company ABA helped set up to run the new .bank domain — has released a free guide to help bankers make the most of the .bank domain.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the OCC have both recently released free resources to help bankers prepare for the TILA-RESPA integrated disclosures, now expected to become effective on Oct. 3.
ABA yesterday released a bank members-only staff analysis of the Supreme Court’s ruling in Texas v. Inclusive Communities Project, which found that “disparate impact” analysis to demonstrate discrimination claims is recognized under the Fair Housing Act.
A proposed rule from the Department of Education regulating Title IV student aid credit balances includes provisions regulating campus bank accounts that may harm the students who benefit from these accounts, ABA and two other financial trade groups said in a comment letter on Thursday.
The July/August issue of ABA Bank Compliance magazine, now available online for subscribers, features a cover story on how continuous improvement, a culture of discipline, knowing the business and dependent relationships and frequent testing can help compliance officers prepare their banks for natural disasters.
Noting an environment of “high” credit, strategic, compliance and operational risk, the OCC outlined nine priorities for ongoing midsize and community bank supervision in its Semiannual Risk Perspective report released yesterday.
The FDIC yesterday issued revised interagency examination procedures for the TILA-RESPA integrated disclosures now proposed to take effect on Oct. 3. The procedures also include updates related to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s ability-to-repay, servicing and high-priced mortgage loan rules.