Tag Archives: Basel III

IBFed: Basel Must Not Rush to Revise Capital Standards

As the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision continues work on a new round of capital standards -- an effort often described as “Basel IV” -- the International Banking Federation today cautioned Basel and the Group of 20 advanced economies to keep focused on economic growth and avoid major regulatory changes that could dampen it.

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Study: Community Banks Persist in Mortgage Servicing

Community financial institutions have expanded their share of the mortgage servicing market since 2008, even as new servicing rules and the Basel III capital treatment of mortgage service rights have made servicing home loans more expensive, according to a study released yesterday by the Government Accountability Office.

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ABA Publishes Staff Analysis of Financial Choice Act

ABA has published a staff analysis of the Financial Choice Act, a nearly 500-page bill introduced by Rep. Jeb Hensarling (R-Texas) aimed at rolling back the Dodd-Frank Act’s extensive supervisory regime and providing regulatory relief for banks of all sizes.

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