Browsing: Fed dividends


A federal judge yesterday heard oral arguments in the lawsuit filed by ABA and Seattle-based Washington Federal seeking over $1.1 billion in damages resulting from the United States’ improper reduction in dividends paid to Federal Reserve member banks.


Let’s hope the FAST Act’s thievery serves as a wake-up call to banks that our industry is much stronger when we fight together.


A Government Accountability Office report on Friday found that although the 2015 highway bill’s reduction in the dividend rate for Federal Reserve member banks with assets of more than $10 billion has had little short-term effect on Federal Reserve membership and bank operations, concerns arise for the future.

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