Tag Archives: Dodd-Frank

Lawmakers Discuss Reg Relief Common Ground, Spar on Rhetoric

Passing major regulatory relief for banks is going to be a heavy lift in 2016, according to a bipartisan panel of legislators at ABA’s Government Relations Summit, although the lawmakers emphasized their efforts to find common ground on regulatory reform. Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-Mo.) said passing reg relief this year would be “difficult” and that the GOP-led House would pass ...

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Hensarling Previews Regulatory Reform Plan

Speaking today at ABA’s Government Relations Summit, House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-Texas) offered a preview of a financial regulatory reform plan that he expects to unveil soon.

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Sen. Scott: ‘Dodd-Frank Is Not for Us, It Is Against Us’

Speaking to the more than 1,000 attendees at ABA’s Government Relations Summit in Washington, D.C. today, Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) criticized the Dodd-Frank Act, saying that the legislation created a “regulatory labyrinth” that has stymied banks’ ability to serve their customers and grow the economy.

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Treasury Secretary Lew Fields Questions on Reg Relief

Treasury Secretary Jack Lew faced questions from members of the Senate Appropriations Committee about regulatory relief for the nation’s community banks today during a financial services subcommittee hearing about the administration’s budget request.

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