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Dodd Frank rollback law provides regulatory relief for community banks – Part 3: Miscellaneous regulatory relief provisions

July 3, 2018

Part 3 is the final post of Bank Check's Dodd Frank rollback series. This post covers remaining provisions that could impact community banks, including exam cycles, customer identification requirements, new federal savings association powers and "brokered deposit" exemptions. READ MORE

Dodd Frank rollback law provides regulatory relief for community banks – Part 1: Capital requirements, financial reporting, Volcker rule

May 30, 2018
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In May 2018, the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act was signed into law. The law is being called a rollback of the Dodd Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010, and it will ease the regulatory burdens on community banks. Learn more in this, the first in a series of articles analyzing the impact of the Dodd Frank rollback. READ MORE

A rule by any other name: What is a ‘rule’ subject to disapproval under the Congressional Review Act?

January 17, 2018
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In addition to formal regulations, informal federal regulatory guidance has become commonplace in the world of banking law. However, the federal Government Accountability Office has recently issued two opinions that could impact this steady flow of informal bank regulatory guidance. READ MORE

President Trump’s call to ‘rationalize’ federal financial regulation could impact U.S. dual banking system

February 13, 2017
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One of President Trump’s executive orders included a directive to “rationalize the Federal financial regulatory framework,” which could impact the country’s dual banking system and regulatory options for state-charted banks. READ MORE