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 […]

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 […]

House GOP Budget Would “Revisit” Dodd-Frank

By Sarah Borchersen-Keto, CCH Washington News Bureau, Contributing Author, the CCH Federal Banking Law Reporter, April 6, 2011. Republicans in the House of Representatives unveiled their 2012 budget proposal, which includes a plan to “revisit” the Dodd-Frank Act and end the bailouts of failed financial institutions. The budget also proposes to reform Fannie Mae and […]

House GOP Budget Would “Revisit” Dodd-Frank

By Sarah Borchersen-Keto, CCH Washington News Bureau, Contributing Author, the CCH Federal Banking Law Reporter, April 6, 2011. Republicans in the House of Representatives unveiled their 2012 budget proposal, which includes a plan to “revisit” the Dodd-Frank Act and end the bailouts of failed financial institutions. The budget also proposes to reform Fannie Mae and […]

Bernanke Addresses Supervision of Financial Market Utilities

By J. Preston Carter, J.D., LL.M., Editor, Financial Privacy Law Guide, CCH Federal Banking Law Reporter, State Banking Law Reporter and Bank Digest; co-author, Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act—Law, Explanation and Analysis, April 5, 2011. Fed Chairman Ben S. Bernanke addressed the operation and financial soundness of clearinghouses for payments, securities and […]

White House, Congress, Consulting on New CFPB Head

By Sarah Borchersen-Keto, CCH Washington News Bureau, Contributing Author, the CCH Federal Banking Law Reporter, April 5, 2011. Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner said the administration is consulting with Congress on finding a director for the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau that can win Senate approval. “We want to nominate someone who can be confirmed so […]

Bernanke Addresses Supervision of Financial Market Utilities

By J. Preston Carter, J.D., LL.M., Editor, Financial Privacy Law Guide, CCH Federal Banking Law Reporter, State Banking Law Reporter and Bank Digest; co-author, Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act—Law, Explanation and Analysis, April 5, 2011. Fed Chairman Ben S. Bernanke addressed the operation and financial soundness of clearinghouses for payments, securities and […]

White House, Congress, Consulting on New CFPB Head

By Sarah Borchersen-Keto, CCH Washington News Bureau, Contributing Author, the CCH Federal Banking Law Reporter, April 5, 2011. Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner said the administration is consulting with Congress on finding a director for the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau that can win Senate approval. “We want to nominate someone who can be confirmed so […]

Treasury Slams Senate GOP Dodd-Frank Repeal Bill

By Sarah Borchersen-Keto, CCH Washington News Bureau, Contributing Author, the CCH Federal Banking Law Reporter, April 4, 2011. The Treasury Department said Senate GOP legislation to repeal the Dodd-Frank Act was a “bold proposal” that offered no alternative other than a return to a system that brought the nation to the “brink of complete financial […]

Treasury Slams Senate GOP Dodd-Frank Repeal Bill

By Sarah Borchersen-Keto, CCH Washington News Bureau, Contributing Author, the CCH Federal Banking Law Reporter, April 4, 2011. The Treasury Department said Senate GOP legislation to repeal the Dodd-Frank Act was a “bold proposal” that offered no alternative other than a return to a system that brought the nation to the “brink of complete financial […]