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ABA Responds to Agencies’ Volcker Rule Regulatory Reform Proposal

The American Bankers Association today offered feedback to the financial regulatory agencies on proposed reforms to the Volcker Rule that would simplify the rule’s compliance burden and better target its effects toward intended activities. In the comment letter — which reflected input from three ABA-led banker working groups — the association commended the agencies for their efforts to amend the ...

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Senators Urge Agencies to Make Volcker Rule Changes

Led by Senate Banking Committee Chairman Mike Crapo (R-Idaho), seven Republican senators today endorsed efforts to revisit the Volcker Rule and urged the agencies to go beyond their proposed policy changes in making fixes to the complex rule.

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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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