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ABA Urges CFTC to Adopt Risk-Based Measure for Swap Regulations (8/13/2018) 
ABA welcomed the Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s proposal to set the swap dealer de minimis threshold at $8 billion on a permanent basis while noting that it could be set even higher or, preferably, replaced with a risk-based threshold instead
 
CFPB Final Rule Codifies Legal Exemption for Annual Privacy Notice Requirements (8/13/2018) 
The CFPB issued its long-awaited final rule amending Regulation P to incorporate a new legal exception to the requirement for banks to send annual privacy notices to their customers.
 
IRS, Treasury Propose Regulations on Pass-Through Deduction (8/9/2018) 
The IRS and the Treasury Department issued proposed regulations implementing the 20% deduction that pass-through entities, including Subchapter S corporations, can take under the 2017 tax reform law.
 
ABA Survey: Banks Report CRE Lending Concentrations on the Rise (8/7/2018) 
With the CRE lending market currently booming, banks are increasing their concentrations in this area -according to findings from the 2018 Commercial Real Estate Lending Survey conducted by ABA.
 
Easing Continues on Business, Residential Mortgage Loans (8/7/2018) 
In the previous quarter, banks kept terms and standards for business loans unchanged or eased them slightly, while tightening slightly on commercial real estate loans and easing in most residential mortgage loan categories.
 
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