Tag Archives: regulatory burden

ABA Recommends Changes to BSA/AML Regulations

In a comment letter to the Treasury department yesterday, ABA provided extensive feedback on several Bank Secrecy Act and anti-money laundering regulations that could be eliminated, modified or streamlined to reduce the compliance burden on banks in response to an executive order issued by President Trump earlier this year.

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Mnuchin Underscores Tailored Regulatory Approach

Testifying before the House Financial Services Committee today, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin outlined his recommendations for financial reform, including tailoring capital requirements, reducing regulatory overlap, remedying the Volcker Rule and making the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau more accountable.

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Fed Nominee Quarles ‘Fully Supports’ Tailored Regulation

During his confirmation hearing today, Randal Quarles -- President Trump’s nominee to serve as Federal Reserve vice chairman for supervision -- endorsed the concept of tailored supervision that ABA has done much to work into the policy conversation over the past several years.

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Nichols Emphasizes ‘Common-Sense’ Reg Reforms in New York Times

In a New York Times letter today responding to exaggerated claims about bankers’ regulatory relief efforts, ABA President and CEO Rob Nichols made clear that the policy changes bankers are seeking are “common-sense reforms that can ease the regulatory burden responsibly and allow banks of all sizes to better serve their customers and communities.”

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