GAO Questions Results of Treasury’s Support of the Auto Industry

By Gregg D. Killoren, J.D., CCH State Banking Law Reporter, Bank Digest and Individual Retirement Plans Guide; co-author, Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act—Law, Explanation and Analysis The Government Accountability Office has released a report examining the Treasury Department’s commitment of $62 billion in Troubled Asset Relief Program funding to General Motors and […]

House Subcommittee Approves Bills to Weaken CFPB

By Richard Roth, J.D., Editor, the CCH Federal Banking Law Reporter, CCH Bank Compliance Guide, Bank Digest; co-author, Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act—Law, Explanation and Analysis, May 6, 2011. The Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit Subcommittee of the House Financial Services Committee has approved three bills that would change the structure of […]

FRBank-NY’s Dudley Discusses Global Regulatory Reform

By John M. Pachkowski, J.D., Editor, CCH Federal Banking Law Reporter and Bank Digest Author, Anti-Money Laundering and Bank Secrecy: Compliance and the USA PATRIOT Act; co-Author CCH Financial Privacy Law Guide and Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act—Law, Explanation and Analysis, April 11, 2011. In a speech before the Institute of Regulation […]

Basel III to Result in Stronger Banks; More Resilient Financial System

By John M. Pachkowski, J.D., Editor, CCH Federal Banking Law Reporter and Bank Digest Author, Anti-Money Laundering and Bank Secrecy: Compliance and the USA PATRIOT Act; co-Author CCH Financial Privacy Law Guide and Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act—Law, Explanation and Analysis, April 7, 2011. In his April 6, 2011, speech before the […]