By looking at recent alternative banking announcements, banks can learn a few things that will help them take their commercial banking to the next level.
The way nonbank online lenders advertise or disclose up-front loan terms and costs for small businesses varies greatly, producing confusion for small business borrowers as online lending gains market share, according to research published Thursday by the Federal Reserve Board and the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland.
A recent report by the Basel, Switzerland-based Financial Stability board highlighted significant data gaps that are impeding regulators’ ability to conduct a comprehensive assessment of the financial stability risks associated with the market for leveraged loans and collateralized loan obligations.
Nonbanks should not expect direct access to FedNow, the 24/7/365 payments system the Federal Reserve is developing, according to a top staffer.
Regulators need to understand the pressures that banks face to innovate and support those efforts, FDIC Chairman Jelena McWilliams said today.
In recent years, nonbanks have made major inroads into sectors like the single-family mortgage market, where they now originate more than half of loans.
A federal judge in New York yesterday blocked the OCC from issuing charters to non-depository special-purpose national banks, as the agency first proposed to do in 2016.
The global financial system is resilient, with large banks much better capitalized, less leveraged and more liquid, according to the Financial Stability Board’s report on post-crisis reforms issued today.
With leveraged lending-related risk on regulators’ minds — and on the agenda of the House Financial Services Committee tomorrow — the ABA Banking Journal Podcast discusses the issue with ABA Senior Economist Curtis Dubay.
With Vice Chairman for Supervision Randal Quarles scheduled to testify on Capitol Hill next week, the Federal Reserve today released its second report on its regulatory and supervisory activities for banking companies.