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Federal financial regulatory Agencies Finalize Changes to Simplify Volcker Rule

October 11, 2019

Five federal financial regulatory agencies on Tuesday announced that they finalized revisions to simplify compliance requirements relating to the “Volcker rule.”  By statute, the Volcker rule generally prohibits banking entities from engaging in proprietary trading or investing in or sponsoring hedge funds or private equity funds.

Community Banks Exempt from Volcker Rule

July 10, 2019

Five federal financial regulatory agencies announced on Tuesday that they adopted a final rule to exclude community banks from the Volcker Rule, consistent with the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act.

Fed Head of Oversight Visits Capitol Hill

November 15, 2018

Randal Quarles is the Vice Chairman for Supervision and he was testifying in front of the House Financial Services Committee in his bi-annual testimony on November 14, 2018.