Issues : Regulation

article | March 28th, 2012

The Double-Barreled Regulatory Assault on Retail Banking

The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act ushered in a new—and an oddly schizophrenic—regulatory regime for retail bankers.

By: Walter Zalenski
article | March 21st, 2012

CFPB’s New Director Promises to View Community Banks Differently

“When the world went mad around us, you did not stray,’’ Richard Cordray tells a crowd at the Independent Community Bankers of America National Convention and Techworld.

By: Naomi Snyder
article | March 19th, 2012

Regulators to bankers: We Hear You

FDIC’s Martin Gruenberg and OCC’s John Walsh address community bankers at ICBA convention.

By: Naomi Snyder
article | February 3rd, 2012

OCC’s Walsh: “I feel your pain”

The OCC’s John Walsh tells a crowd at Bank Director conference that Dodd-Frank is unlikely to be repealed.

By: Naomi Snyder
article | January 18th, 2012

Why We Need the CFPB

People in the financial industry have been criticizing the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Here’s why it’s not such a bad thing.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-in-chief for Bank Director
video | January 6th, 2012

Regulatory Relations: Dos and Don’ts for the Board

John Geiringer from the Chicago-based law firm of Barack Ferrazzano outlines what the board should and should not do when engaging with the regulators.

By: John Geiringer
article | December 19th, 2011

Directors and the Exam Process: Get Involved Early

Recommendations for outside directors on how to ensure proactive and positive involvement during a regulatory examination.

By: Jonathan Hightower
article | December 12th, 2011

Is the Grass Greener? Five Considerations before Converting your Charter

What banks should consider before changing charters to reduce regulatory burdens.

By: Jonathan Wegner
video | November 7th, 2011

Bank Secrecy Act: Do Regulators Care?

In this video, John ReVeal, attorney for Bryan Cave LLP, shares his insights into how Bank Secrecy Act violations are perceived by the regulators.

By: Bank Director Staff Writer
article | September 28th, 2011

The Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Program: What Publicly-Traded Banks Should Know

Dodd-Frank gives whistleblowers a new financial incentive to report wrongdoing. This article describes what banks and thrifts need to know about the new whistleblower rule and how to prevent getting caught in its crosshairs.

By: Bruce Angiolillo