The FRB and the CFPB today announced they are increasing the dollar thresholds in Regulation Z (Truth in Lending) and Regulation M (Consumer Leasing) for exempt consumer credit and lease transactions. Transactions at or below the thresholds are subject to the protections of the regulations.
Archives for November 2013
Agencies Release a Regulatory Capital Estimation Tool for Community Banks
The federal bank regulatory agencies today released an estimation tool to help community banks understand the potential effects of the recently revised regulatory capital framework on their capital ratios. The revised framework implements the Basel III regulatory capital reforms and certain changes required by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010.
Regulatory Capital Estimation Tool for Community Banks
The federal bank regulatory agencies today released an estimation tool to help community banks understand the potential effects of the recently revised regulatory . . .
OCC Newsletter Focuses on Financing Business Development and Expansion in Rural America
The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) today published the latest edition of its Community Developments Investments electronic newsletter entitled “Financing Business Development and Expansion in Rural America.”
OCC Discusses Bank Secrecy Act
Comptroller of the Currency Thomas J. Curry told a conference on money laundering enforcement that the Bank Secrecy Act is a key element in the fight against illegal drugs and terrorism, and said meeting the challenges of the future will require increased diligence on the part of the industry and government alike.
Agencies Release Final Revisions to Community Reinvestment Act
The federal bank regulatory agencies with responsibility for Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) rulemaking today published final revisions to “Interagency Questions and Answers Regarding Community Reinvestment.” The Questions and Answers document provides additional guidance to financial institutions and the public on the agencies’ CRA regulations.
OCC Newsletter Focuses on Public Welfare Investments in Wind Energy Projects
WASHINGTON — The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) today published an online newsletter that provides information showing how national banks . . .