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ABA this week joined a coalition of financial, insurance and employment trade groups in a letter supporting S. 4353, the bipartisan Retirement Improvement and Savings Enhancement to Supplement Healthy Investments for the Nest Egg Act, or the Rise and Shine Act.

Compliance and Risk

Ahead of a markup scheduled to begin tomorrow in the House Financial Services Committee, ABA sent a memo to lawmakers expressing opposition for H.R. 4277, the Overdraft Protection Act. Sponsored by Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.), the bill would amend the Truth in Lending Act to make changes to existing overdraft rules.


Top economic and regulatory officials at the Basel, Switzerland Bank for International Settlements emphasized the limits of the financial industry’s ability to reduce climate risk in a new article this week, calling it “unrealistic” to assume that the financial sector could drive the reallocation of resources needed to transition to a global green economy “in the absence of adequate environmental policymaking in the real economy.”


The Commodity Futures Trading Commission today issued a request for information regarding climate-related financial risks related to the derivatives markets and underlying commodities markets—the latest federal regulatory agency to issue a climate-related RFI.

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