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ABA Calls for Full Common Equity Tier 1 Capital Adjustment for CECL (7/17/2018) 
As banks prepare to implement the Current Expected Credit Loss standard, ABA called on financial regulators to provide for a complete and ongoing adjustment of common equity tier 1 capital for the effects of CECL until a new capital regime can be fin
 
Agencies Issue Volcker Rule Overhaul Proposal (7/17/2018) 
The federal financial regulatory agencies published in the Federal Register a long-awaited set of proposed changes to the Volcker Rule that are expected to simplify the rule’s compliance burden and better target its effects toward intended activities
 
Agencies Issue Statements on Implementing S. 2155’s HMDA Reporting Exemptions (7/6/2018) 
The CFPB, FDIC, & OCC each issued statements acknowledging the partial exemptions granted under S. 2155 for certain Home Mortgage Disclosure Act data reporting requirements for some insured depository institutions.
 
ABA Calls for CFPB to Embrace Financial Education Responsibilities (7/5/2018) 
In response to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s eleventh of 12 requests for information, ABA issued a comment letter on Tuesday encouraging the CFPB to broaden the scope of the financial education it provides and promotes.
 
President Trump Signs Bill to Improve SBA 7(a) Loan Program (6/22/2018) 
President Trump signed into law an ABA-backed bill to strengthen the Small Business Administration’s oversight of its loan programs and increase maximum lending authority.
 
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