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Newsbytes

A move by the National Credit Union Administration to quadruple the appraisal threshold for nonresidential real estate loans could have broad-reaching consequences for the financial system, according to an op-ed by Appraisal Institute President Stephen Wagner published in American Banker today.

Tax/Accounting

Led by Sens. Thom Tillis (R-N.C.) and Doug Jones (D-Ala.), a bipartisan group of 15 senators wrote to the Federal Reserve and FDIC today urging a delay in the implementation of the Current Expected Credit Loss model for loan loss accounting until after the agencies can study CECL’s economic effects.

Policy

After Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) today unveiled a bill that—among other things—would cap consumer loan annual percentage rates at 15% nationwide, the American Bankers Association forcefully pushed back with quotes in several media reports.

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