Issues : Regulation

Viewpoint | April 15th, 2020

Industry Moves Closer to Cannabis Banking

The Secure and Fair Enforcement (SAFE) Banking Act passed in September 2019 could prohibit federal banking regulators from penalizing banks for providing financial services to cannabis-related businesses.

By: Dave Niles, Payal Shah
Article | March 23rd, 2020

Turning Compliance From an Exercise Into a Partnership

A bank’s compliance technology investments impact far more than just compliance.

By: Kevin Polinsky
BD Article
Article | March 16th, 2020

What Regulators Are Doing About Coronavirus

Here are the steps bank regulators are taking to encourage banks to work with customers impacted by the coronavirus.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director
Article | March 10th, 2020

Fed’s New Control Rule Brings Transparency, Consistency

The Federal Reserve Board has provided much-needed guidance when it comes to the question of who controls a bank.

By: Paul Reynolds
BD Article
Article | March 4th, 2020

Bracing for Changes in the Bank Control Rules

A clarification of bank control rules could bring new capital into the industry.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director
Article | February 10th, 2020

The Year Ahead in Banking Regulation

The Community Reinvestment Act, brokered deposits regulations and LIBOR transition top regulators’ focus in 2020.

By: Charles Yi
Article | February 4th, 2020

Key Considerations with the Community Bank Leverage Ratio

The new community bank leverage ratio could reduce regulatory burdens for some banks, but its adoption carries some risks compared to the current approach.

By: Cliff Stanford, Sanford Brown
Article | November 25th, 2019

How to Prepare for California’s New Privacy Rules

Banks will need to ensure they are prepared to comply with California’s new privacy rule by the start of the new year.

By: Kevin Polinsky
Article | October 31st, 2019

Forewarned is Forearmed – What’s On the Regulators’ Minds?

Bank regulators see credit, operational and strategic risk as areas of significant focus for them, according to periodic publications.

By: Michael Dailey
None | September 24th, 2019

Four Implications of the Fed’s Revised Control Framework

The Federal Reserve’s proposed rule on control and divestitures has four significant and broad implications for banks and investors.

By: Joseph Silvia