Category: Regulations

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Wells Fargo CEO Sloan Must Go, Senator Warren Tells Fed Chairman

October 18, 2018

Via: TheStreet banks

After successfully pushing in 2016 for the departure of the CEO of beleaguered U.S. bank Wells Fargo & Co. (WFC – Get Report), Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts is now gunning for another. In a press release Thursday, Warren […]


Danske Bank Faces U.S. Inquiry Over Money Laundering

October 5, 2018

Via: Banking Industry NY Times

COPENHAGEN — Danske Bank, which last month acknowledged failing to prevent suspected money laundering at its Estonian branch, has now drawn the attention of United States authorities. In a statement on its website, the Danish lender said it was cooperating […]


Regulatory relief for some bigger banks could be on the way, senior Fed official says

October 2, 2018


Banks with more than $250 billion in assets could see regulatory relief as the Federal Reserve continues to review regulations, the central bank’s vice chair for supervision of financial institutions said Tuesday. Speaking to members of the Senate, Fed Governor […]


Fed Should Adopt Monetary Policy Rules

September 14, 2018


Speaking at last month’s economic policy symposium in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell described vividly the challenges that central bankers face in a world of constant change and uncertainty. These challenges make it impossible for the Fed […]


7 Things Bank Boards Should Focus on in the Year Ahead

September 10, 2018

Via: Bank Director

The world of corporate governance today has a brighter spotlight on boards of directors than ever before. While bank regulatory relief has provided a long-awaited respite, bank examiners seem to be zeroing in on governance, director performance and board succession. […]

Business banking, Products, Regulations

Goldman Sachs hasn’t dropped crypto trading desk plans

September 7, 2018

Via: Banking Technology

According to sources that spoke with Business Insider, executives recently came to the conclusion that many steps still need to be taken, most of them outside the bank’s control, before a regulated bank would be allowed to trade cryptocurrencies. However, […]


U.S. Bank Announces Retirement of Banking Veteran, Vice Chairman John Elmore

September 5, 2018

Via: Yahoo

U.S. Bank will combine Community Banking & Branch Delivery and Consumer Banking Sales & Support organizations U.S. Bank also announces new, enterprise-focused Chief Digital Officer role that will report to the CEO U.S. Bank announced today that John Elmore, vice […]


Bank regulator opens discussion of rewriting rules on lending to poor neighborhoods

August 29, 2018

Via: Market Watch

A national banking regulator took the first step Tuesday toward rewriting rules for lending in lower-income neighborhoods, an effort that could allow institutions to redirect billions of dollars spent on loans and investments. In a release seeking feedback from the […]


U.S. Bank Names Richard Chief Risk Officer

August 16, 2018

Via: ABF Journal

U.S. Bank named industry veteran Jodi Richard its new vice chairman and chief risk office. Richard will oversee the company’s Risk Management and Compliance efforts and will succeed P.W. Parker, who is retiring in the fall. Richard will also join […]


These may be the 3 biggest hurdles to a bitcoin ETF

August 8, 2018

Via: Market Watch

On the heels of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s decision to deny the Winklevoss twins their application for a digital asset-related exchange-traded-fund, bitcoin pundits are wondering what’s thwarting the first ETF underpinned by bitcoin. Here are some of the main […]