The American Bankers Association and all 52 state bankers associations on Friday wrote to the heads of the financial regulatory agencies urging regulators to finalize immediately the regulatory deduction portion of their recent proposal aimed at simplifying the complex Basel III capital calculations.
Sen. Mike Crapo (R-Idaho) tonight released a revised version of S. 2155, the bipartisan regulatory reform bill that he and four Democratic colleagues are championing.
Senate Banking Committee members Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) and Doug Jones (D-Ala.) yesterday introduced a bill that would clarify the regulatory treatment of high-volatility commercial real estate loans intended to address many banker concerns about capital requirements on HVCRE exposures.
ABA today offered feedback to the federal banking agencies on a recent proposed rule that would simplify the complex Basel III regulatory capital calculations for all but the very largest banks.
The federal banking agencies today issued a proposed rule that would simplify the complex Basel III regulatory capital calculations for all but the very largest banks.
ABA today submitted comments on a recent joint proposal by regulators to pause the transition to the Basel III capital framework for banks not using the Basel advanced approaches.
Testifying before the House Financial Services Committee today, Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen highlighted opportunities for Congress and financial regulators to streamline and reduce regulatory burdens.
Regulatory staff from the OCC, FDIC and the Federal Reserve Board discussed a number of regulatory issues pertaining to commercial real estate during the American Bankers Association’s Real Estate Lending Conference last week in Orlando, Fla.
Increased regulatory capital requirements for high-volatility commercial real estate loans could disrupt the overall availability of development credit to the real estate sector, members of Congress said this week in a letter to the financial regulatory agencies.
Commercial real estate continues to boom, with eight in 10 banks saying they plan to increase concentrations in CRE in 2016, according to the first-ever ABA Commercial Real Estate Survey released today at ABA’s Real Estate Lending Conference in San Antonio.