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Compliance and Risk

In a letter to Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen yesterday, Sens. Mike Crapo (R- Idaho) and Jon Tester (D-Mont.) called for regulators to provide simpler capital rules and reporting requirements for community banks through the Economic Growth and Regulatory Paperwork Reductions Act process, a decennial review now winding down.

Economy

House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-Texas) wrote to the Federal Reserve today urging the agency to “fully cooperate” with the Government Accountability Office’s investigation of the Fed’s capital planning and stress test regimes.

Newsbytes

Nearly seven in 10 U.S. households surveyed last fall said they are “doing okay” or “living comfortably,” according to the Federal Reserve’s 2015 Report on the Economic Well-Being of U.S. Households released yesterday.

Newsbytes

The Federal Reserve Board today voted to re-propose the executive compensation rule mandated by the Dodd-Frank Act, prohibiting incentive-based compensation arrangements for executives that the regulators believe could encourage excessive risk-taking behavior.

Economy

Reps. Randy Neugebauer (R-Texas) and Pete Sessions (R-Texas) yesterday introduced ABA-advocated legislation (H.R. 5027) that would alter the formula for capital that Federal Reserve member banks must hold with their regional Fed bank, potentially freeing up billions in “dead capital.”

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