Volcker Rule

Community Banks Exempt from Volcker Rule

The announcement came from each of the five regulatory bodies with oversight over the rule: The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), the Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), the Federal…

SIFMA

US Equities Account for Nearly 40% of Global…

SIFMA, the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association, is a trade group of securities industry professionals. “SIFMA represents the broker-dealers, investment banks and asset managers who provide access to the capital markets",according to its website. SIFMA…

US Securities and Exchange Commission - VALIC

Agencies Invite Comment on a Proposal to Exclude…

Washington D.C., Dec. 21, 2018 — Five federal financial regulatory agencies on Friday invited public comment on a proposal that would exclude certain community banks from the Volcker Rule, consistent with the Economic Growth, Regulatory…

Fed Proposes Changes to the Volcker Rule

[caption id="attachment_308430" align="alignleft" width="148"] Governor Lael Brainard[/caption] The Federal Reserve has proposed augmenting the Volcker rule so that it focuses more on the biggest banks while streamlining the process for all banks affected. The Federal…