|Dec 24, 2014|
Risk Retention Rules Published Today
The federal regulatory agencies published this morning in the Federal Register the final rule (first announced in late October) implementing the provisions of Section 941 of the Dodd-Frank Act (Credit Risk Retention).
|Aug 15, 2014|
Banking: Present Pleasant ..... Future Fraught?
Recent press articles have noted that lending is rising and bank profits are high. But there are a number of (regulatory) reasons that this trend may not continue.
|Aug 8, 2014|
Banking Living Wills: DOA
The FDIC and Fed announced they rejected the “resolution plans” submitted by 11 large banks in 2013 for five reasons. Press reports ask why.
|Jul 18, 2014|
FDIC Assessments: New Rules
On July 15, 2014, the FDIC released a notice of proposed rulemaking that would make revisions to the Assessments that the FDIC applies for its deposit insurance.
|Jun 20, 2014|
Banking: May Be Getting Hotter in the Shadows
As regulation pushes an increasing amount of lending into the shadow banking system – presumably beyond the reach of of the authorities – banking regulators may be looking to pull it back into their regulatory remit.