Browsing: Op-ed


In an op-ed published today in The Washington Times, industry veterans William Isaac, former chairman of the FDIC and Thomas Vartanian, former general counsel of the Federal Home Loan Bank Board, warned of the dire consequences that could result from a hasty implementation of the current expected credit loss accounting standard.


As voters in Los Angeles prepare to vote on a measure authorizing the city to create a government-run bank, ABA President and CEO Rob Nichols in an op-ed urged them to consider whether the benefits of such an institution would outweigh the risk posed to taxpayers. “A scattered business focus, undue political influence and a

Community Banking

Highlighting the banking industry’s strong shared commitment with financial regulators to stop elder financial abuse and fraud, ABA President and CEO Frank Keating joined with Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Richard Cordray in authoring an op-ed for The Hill newspaper today.