ABA Chairman Jim Edwards takes office at an unexpectedly difficult moment—and with a uniquely suited portfolio of skills.
Browsing: Wealth Management
The American Bankers Association today urged the Department of Labor to withdraw a recent proposal that would add significant regulatory requirements regarding a fiduciary’s proxy voting activity under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act.
Business conditions were most often called the single biggest challenge facing community banks, according to an annual survey released yesterday by the Conference of State Bank Supervisors.
The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network has issued a final rule establishing minimum standards for anti-laundering programs for institutions lacking a federal functional regulator, including state chartered non-depository trust companies, private banks and non-federally insured credit unions.
The Securities and Exchange Commission today approved amendments to the definitions of “accredited investor” under Regulation D and “qualified institutional buyer” definition under Rule 144A.
The Department of Labor today issued an interim final rule implementing section 203 of the bipartisan Secure Act of 2019 requiring that defined contribution plans (such as 401(k) plans) include two lifetime income illustrations on a plan participant’s pension benefit statement at least once every 12 months.
ABA today welcomed the Department of Labor’s long-awaited re-proposal to regulate investment advice fiduciaries under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act.
The American Bankers Association this week urged the Department of Labor to withdraw a proposal that would limit pension fiduciaries’ consideration of environmental, social and governance-related issues when selecting plan investments.
Wendy Cai-Lee leads one of the latest crop of U.S. de novo banks: Piermont Bank, opened to address “pain points” faced by middle-market businesses.
With interest around sustainable investing—sometimes referred to as environmental, social and governance (or ESG) investing—on the rise, the Department of Labor this week issued a proposed rule that would confirm Employee Retirement Income Security Act requirements for plan fiduciaries to select investments and investment courses of action based solely on financial considerations relevant to the risk-adjusted economic value of a particular investment or investment course of action.