Issues : Regulation
An outdated rule is putting community banks in a bind and could exacerbate the next crisis.
Bank leaders should focus on building a positive relationship with regulators, even in today’s deregulatory environment.
The pace of regulatory change in banking continues to speed up even with the recent trend of deregulation. As banks work to keep pace, regulatory change management technology is positioned to lighten their load.
Changing state laws and federal stagnation puts the onus on banks to decide whether they will provide banking services to marijuana-related businesses.
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Kathleen Kraninger highlighted some key differences from her predecessor in her first policy speech and hinted how the agency will approach rule promulgation, supervision and enforcement.
The FDIC’s latest annual report signals a clear shift in the regulatory environment.
The new small bank holding company policy changes how smaller private banks with holding companies can compete with peers.
Recently, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency announced that it has begun accepting applications for a new special purpose national bank charter directed at fintech firms.
On July 31, 2018, the OCC said it will begin accepting applications for a special purpose national bank charter designed specifically for fintech companies.
Pending legislation could change requirements as new technologies and opportunities bring advancements.