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Stone by Stone

Stone by Stone

ICBA’s Plan for Prosperity gains momentum in Congress to alleviate the regulatory avalanche crushing community banks By Kelly Pike It seems that everyone in Congress agrees that community banks need regulatory relief—and despite the challenges of passing legislation, there is reason to believe that meaningful regulatory-relief legislation may make significant progress this fall with ICBA’s […]

Capital Is King

New TBTF Act would impose stricter capital rules on largest banks to rein in risk By Karen Thomas The renewed debate over too-big-to-fail heated up even more with the introduction of legislation to impose stricter capital rules on the largest financial firms. The Terminating Bailouts for Taxpayer Fairness Act of 2013 (TBTF Act, S. 798), […]