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Agencies Issue Volcker Rule Overhaul Proposal

The federal financial regulatory agencies have published in the Federal Register a long-awaited set of proposed changes to the Volcker Rule that are expected to simplify the rule’s compliance burden and better target its effects toward intended activities.

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Agencies No Longer Enforcing Volcker Rule for Banks Exempt Under S. 2155

As the FDIC board and the OCC today formally proposed the interagency revisions to the Volcker Rule that were unveiled by the Federal Reserve yesterday, the banking agencies are no longer enforcing Volcker for banks and holding companies subject to the exemption under the recently enacted S. 2155 regulatory reform bill.

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Nichols: S. 2155 an Important First Step for Reg Reform

Ahead of the House vote today that will determine the fate of S. 2155 -- the bipartisan Senate regulatory reform package -- ABA President and CEO Rob Nichols said that the bill “is a huge, important step forward -- we hope the first of additional steps -- to modernize and appropriately tailor the supervisory framework.”

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