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Duke: Policymakers Need to Abandon One-Size-Fits-All Approach to Mortgage Lending
Nov 13 - Federal Reserve Board Governor Elizabeth A. Duke spoke at the Community Bankers Symposium in Chicago on Nov. 9, 2012. In her speech, Governor Duke calls the unintentional barriers to...
Ignore the Bickering
Not surprisingly, the debate on whether large banks receive unspoken guarantees of government help in times of trouble continues. On Oct. 17, Financial Services Committee Chairman Spencer Bachus,...
Skeptics Scorn Basel III
As fall colors peaked in mid-to-late October and the deadline for comment on the Basel III proposals loomed, letters highly critical of the international capital accord piled up on regulators’ desks...
The Sleeper Risk of 2012
Regulators are making third-party compliance a priority. And believe it or not, community banks are liable for the damage caused by improper vendor actions.
“Consumers are at a real disadvantage,...
DOJ Escalates Use of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act To Seize Customer Bank Accounts
Banks are becoming more vulnerable to seizures of customer assets by the U.S. government, as asset forfeiture actions, an enforcement tool once reserved for drug dealers and money launderers, are...