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Compliance and Risk

Today is the effective date of the Volcker Rule. Banks must have their compliance programs in place, and examiners will be reviewing banks’ compliance with the Volcker restrictions on proprietary trading and covered fund investments.

Compliance and Risk

The CFPB today issued the first in a series of new monthly reports on consumer complaints. The report covers complaint volume by product, state and company, and this first report includes a product spotlight on debt collection and a special geographically focused section on complaints in Milwaukee, where the CFPB held a recent field hearing.

Community Banking

Financial institutions are “well-positioned” to take a proactive stance on preventing fraud and financial exploitation of seniors, ABA Board Member F. Scott Dueser — who is chairman, president and CEO of First Financial Bankshares Inc., Abilene, Texas — told White House Conference on Aging participants yesterday.

Compliance and Risk

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s March study of mandatory pre-dispute arbitration agreements shows that arbitration has “significant, demonstrable benefits over litigation in general and class action litigation in particular,” ABA and two other trade groups said in a comment letter today. In keeping with those findings, the groups said, the Dodd-Frank Act would not permit

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