Tag Archives: community bank regulations

Dodging the Basel Bullet

Dodging the Basel Bullet

Planning under the new capital rules should start now for 2015 By Howard Schneider The great majority of community banks won’t be significantly affected by the final Basel III minimum capital rules adopted by U.S. regulators this summer, thanks mostly to effective industry advocacy by ICBA and its members. Community bankers submitted most of the […]

Best Compliance Practices

On-the-ground expert insights on common pitfalls and examination expectations By Karen Epper Hoffman The more regulations change, the more compliance burdens stay the same. For community banks, this is particularly true.

Drawing the Big Picture

Stepping back and taking stock of regulatory strengths and weaknesses By Karen Epper Hoffman In this compliance-heavy, post-financial crisis world, community banks should step back and take stock of their regulatory strengths and weaknesses. But how to begin and whom to involve? Experts weigh in.

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