Tag Archives: Dodd-Frank

Farm Credit Watch: Frontier Communications Should Repay All of Its CoBank Loan

By Bert Ely In the June 2015 Farm Credit Watch, I reported that Frontier Communications Corp. had entered into a $350 million “credit agreement” with CoBank to partially finance Frontier’s $2 billion acquisition of AT&T’s wireline business in Connecticut. Frontier is an investor-owned, Nasdaq-listed telecommunications company with $24.7 billion of assets at March 31, 2018; it is hardly a local ...

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Large Banks Clear Fed Stress Tests

The largest U.S. banks collectively showed that they can withstand a severe economic downturn and continued to improve their capital positions, according to the results of Dodd-Frank Act-mandated stress tests the Federal Reserve released yesterday. 

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ABA Urges CFPB to Abandon Public Complaint Database

In a comment letter to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau today — the sixth of 12 the association will submit as part of the bureau’s ongoing feedback initiative — ABA urged the bureau to stop publishing individual consumer complaints and complaint narratives. The association pointed out that the practice of publishing individual complaints — which began under the bureau’s previous leadership ...

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Nichols: S. 2155 an Important First Step for Reg Reform

Ahead of the House vote today that will determine the fate of S. 2155 -- the bipartisan Senate regulatory reform package -- ABA President and CEO Rob Nichols said that the bill “is a huge, important step forward -- we hope the first of additional steps -- to modernize and appropriately tailor the supervisory framework.”

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