The Labor Department has issued its much-awaited proposal that would modernize retirement disclosures by providing a new safe harbor for employee benefit plan administrators to use electronic delivery for participant notices and disclosures.
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Heated competition for bank funding is an increasingly important focus for community bank leaders, according to an annual survey released today by the Federal Reserve, the FDIC and the Conference of State Bank Supervisors.
ABA today filed a comment letter urging the Securities and Exchange Commission to modernize its regulations on Rule 144A securities in order to maintain a level playing field between bank-maintained collective investment funds and mutual funds.
The American Bankers Association today wrote to Delaware State Bank Commissioner Robert Glen urging him to withdraw a proposal that would prevent new trust company applications from being approved unless they are affiliated with a national bank, an FDIC-insured depository institution or a bank holding company.
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The American Bankers Association today provided feedback to the ERISA Advisory Council (which reports to the Department of Labor) on the role of plan administrators and sponsors with respect to plan audits—including those performed under a limited scope audit engagement in which a bank custodian certifies the completeness and accuracy of investment information of plan assets held by the bank.
The Securities and Exchange Commission today finalized a rule implementing a “best interest” standard of conduct for broker-dealers when making recommendations on securities transactions or investment strategies to retail customers.
Sixty-one percent (up 11 points from 2013) said they could cover a $400 emergency expense in cash, a benchmark often cited by policymakers.
The OCC is issuing an advance notice of proposed rulemaking regarding the scope of activities that are fiduciary in nature, as well as the requirements of non-fiduciary custody activities of national banks, federal thrifts and federal branches of foreign banks.