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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 […]

The Field Is Ours

OK, community bankers, it’s time for our industry to lace up our combat boots again and take the field together. We now face another monumental, must-win policy confrontation in Washington. This time Congress is taking a hard look at enacting further legislation to end too-big-to fail once and for all, and that’s great news for […]

Taming the Unruly Bulls

With regulatory measures falling flat, Congress is taking the lead on ending too-big-to-fail, advancing legislative action to subdue Wall Street’s financial mega-institutions once and for all By Kelly Pike and Tim Cook Fed up with years of Wall Street’s perilous blundering and reckless shenanigans, increasingly impatient Washington policymakers are on tenterhooks to end too-big-to-fail once […]

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), […]

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