Tag Archives: regulatory burden

This Week: Tweet Your Senators for #RegRelief Action

Building on the success of last week’s phone-your-senator push, this week ABA is encouraging all bankers to tweet their senators urging them to support S. 1484, Sen. Richard Shelby’s regulatory relief package for banks and their customers.

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Yellen: Banks Need ‘Tailored’ Regulation

In her opening remarks for the St. Louis Fed’s third annual Community Banking Research and Policy Conference, Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen emphasized the importance of tailored regulation of banks with different asset bases and business models.

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‘Take Your Lawmaker to Work Week’ Kicks Off Today

Today marks the start of Take Your Lawmaker to Work Week, when bankers host members of Congress in their banks. To date, more than 100 bankers have registered to host visits and nearly 200 members of Congress have been invited to a local bank.

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Regulatory Review Meeting Focuses on Rural Bank Burdens

Rural banks face a number of challenges that are compounded by unnecessary, outdated and excessively burdensome regulations, Comptroller of the Currency Thomas Curry said today at the fourth of five outreach meetings for the decennial Economic Growth and Regulatory Paperwork Reduction Act review.

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