Tag Archives: Dodd-Frank

Studies: Obama-Era Rules May Hinder Growth and Harm Competition

The first broad-scale academic assessment of new financial rules and standards put in place during the Obama presidency -- including the Dodd-Frank Act, Basel III and the CARD Act -- finds “causes for concern” about the impact of the rules on growth, credit availability and competition.

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Hensarling: Choice Act to ‘Remove Bureaucrats from the Boardroom’

If passed, the Financial Choice Act will serve as a “deregulatory life preserver” for community banking institutions, said the bill’s architect, House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-Texas), in remarks at the American Bankers Association’s Government Relations Summit this morning.

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A Teacher Turned Banker

ABA’s 2016–17 Government Relations Council chairman, Stan Jenks, wants banker-customer encounters to be ‘teachable moments.’

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Toomey: Time to Rethink CCAR

In a letter yesterday to Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, Sen. Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) called for the Fed to do away with its Comprehensive Capital Analysis Review process for banks with $10 billion or more in assets.

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Hensarling Joins Summit Speaker Lineup

House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-Texas) has been added as a keynote speaker at the ABA Government Relations Summit, to be held March 20-22 in Washington, D.C.

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