Amid a crowded legislative calendar—including an impeachment trial in the Senate—health care costs remain a top concern for most Americans, wrote Kevin McKechnie, executive director of ABA’s HSA Council, in an op-ed in The Hill.
Large, corporate credit unions that are effectively operating as tax-free banks are endangering the traditional community bank model and doing harm to local communities, according to an Illinois Bankers Association op-ed published in The State Journal Register earlier this month.
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.
In an op-ed published yesterday in The Hill, industry veterans William Isaac, former chairman of the FDIC and Thomas Vartanian, former general counsel of the Federal Home Loan Bank Board, pointed out the peril of imposing accounting standards without sufficient oversight or study.
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
The largest credit unions with nationwide growth aspirations should be treated like banks, according to an American Banker op-ed published today, with special focus given to community reinvestment requirements and executive compensation.
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.
Excessive regulation is keeping people from starting new banks, A. Scott Anderson said in a Deseret News op-ed published today.