As part of its ongoing actions to implement regulatory relief identified by the decennial Economic Growth and Regulatory Paperwork Reduction Act review, the OCC today proposed several rule changes and sought comments on prospective changes sought by ABA during the EGRPRA feedback process.
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As part of its ongoing commitment to transparency, the FDIC is issuing a request for information seeking comments on its regulatory actions to assess their effectiveness, cost and benefit.
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.
The federal banking regulators’ standardized approach for counterparty credit risk proposal, or SA-CCR, could have unintended consequences for commercial end users—such as corn producers or beverage manufacturers—who rely heavily on financial derivatives.
“Our customers are our most valuable asset,” says Dan Robb, president and CEO of Jonesburg State Bank. “When we see them having trouble getting credit because of regulations that have been put into place, we have to voice that to Congress.”
Heated competition for bank funding is an increasingly important focus for community bank leaders, according to an annual survey released today by the Federal Reserve, the FDIC and the Conference of State Bank Supervisors.
The FDIC today approved a final rule allowing community banks with a leverage capital ratio of at least 9% to be considered in compliance with Basel III capital requirements and exempt from the complex Basel Calculation.
The OCC is amending its assessment rules to provide partial refunds to national banks, federal thrifts and federal branches of foreign banks that leave OCC jurisdiction before the end of the six-month assessment period.
The American Bankers Associatin today wrote to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in support of its plan to review rules that have or will have a significant economic impact upon a substantial number of small entities.