In a statement for the record before yesterday’s Senate Banking Committee hearing on housing finance reform, ABA recommended nine principles to guide the reform of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, which have been in conservatorship for over a decade.
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In an interview with economist Andy Busch on the Engage podcast, ABA President and CEO Rob Nichols outlined priority banking issues facing Congress this fall, including cannabis banking, the CECL accounting model, modernizing anti-money laundering rules and housing finance reform.
The American Bankers Association and 52 state associations wrote to the heads of the financial regulatory agencies yesterday urging them to allow the early adoption of relief provisions included in the recently finalized capital simplification rule.
The FDIC today approved two long-awaited final rules to resolve workability issues with its deposit insurance regulations.
The American Bankers Association today responded to a proposal from the Federal Reserve that would amend the regulatory framework for determining whether a bank or company exercises a “controlling influence” over another bank or company under the Bank Holding Company Act and the Home Owners’ Loan Act.
The five federal financial regulatory agencies today finalized a rule implementing a section of the S. 2155 regulatory reform law that grants an exclusion from the Volcker Rule for certain community banks.
The financial regulatory agencies today issued a joint final rule to simplify the Basel III regulatory capital calculations for all but the very largest banks.
In remarks at a conference at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston today, Fed Vice Chairman for Supervision Randal Quarles highlighted ways his agency is working to make stress tests more transparent, simple and less volatile.
The financial regulatory agencies today finalized changes that would expand the number of banks eligible to file a more streamlined version of the Call Report, as directed by regulatory reform law S. 2155.
In remarks yesterday at a meeting of community development bankers, FDIC Chairman Jelena McWilliams highlighted several ongoing initiatives at the agency to strengthen and sustain the nation’s community banks, including the highly anticipated reform of the Community Reinvestment Act regulations.