Tune in for Maxine Waters on cannabis banking and housing finance reform; Mike Crapo on housing finance reform and data security; Kevin Hassett on his 3% economic growth projection for 2019; and three Federal Reserve presidents on the role bankers play in Fed governance.
The FDIC issued a letter to all banks today outlining gaps that some examiners had noted in banks’ contracts with technology vendors and reiterating regulatory requirements for these contracts.
Housing finance and data security will be top items on the Senate Banking Committee’s agenda in this Congress, committee Chairman Mike Crapo (R-Idaho) told attendees at ABA’s Washington Summit today.
To mitigate the risk of data breaches like the Equifax breach in 2017, the Federal Trade Commission should have civil penalty authority to enforce the consumer privacy requirements of the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, the Government Accountability Office said in a report today.
Responding to a request for feedback on consumer privacy legislation from Senate Banking Committee Chairman Mike Crapo (R-Idaho) and Ranking Member Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio), ABA today emphasized banks’ strong privacy and data security framework under the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act and called for Congress to take an approach that ensures consistent privacy protections while promoting marketplace efficiency.
With consumer losses from phishing scams in 2017 up 375 percent from two years prior, according to FBI data, the ABA Banking Journal Podcast marks National Consumer Protection Week with a bonus episode on phishing.
As phishing becomes a top cyber threat—with losses growing to nearly $30 million in 2017 from $8 million in 2015, according to the FBI—ABA and the Federal Trade Commission today released a new infographic highlighting this growing problem.
FirstBank CEO and ABA Government Relations Council Chairman Jim Reuter talks about blazing a trail.
Sens. Mike Crapo (R-Idaho) and Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) — the chairman and ranking member of the Senate Banking Committee, respectively — today asked for stakeholder feedback on how financial regulators and companies collect, use and protect sensitive consumer data.
As the Federal Trade Commission undertakes a systematic review of all current rules and regulations, the American Bankers Association today offered feedback its identity theft rules.