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Do Banks Need Holding Companies?
Bank of the Ozarks garnered significant industry interest by merging its BHC into its bank on June 26, 2017.
United States
17 Jul 2017
The Department Of The Treasury Issues Recommendations On The Regulation Of U.S. Depository Institutions
The President issued Executive Order 13772 "Core Principles for Regulating the United States Financial System" ("Core Principles")[1] on February 3, 2017.
United States
5 Jul 2017
The OCC's Responsible Innovation Framework And Fintech Bank Charters—Latest Developments
The Comptroller of the Currency has been working for more than a year to develop a comprehensive framework to improve the OCC's ability to identify and understand trends and innovations in the financial services industry, as well as evolving customer needs.
United States
16 Jan 2017
TARP And SBLF Repayments By Bank Holding Companies
The Treasury invested $204.9 billion in 707 banking organizations pursuant to the Troubled Asset Relief Program ("TARP") Capital Purchase Program ("CPP"). Most larger banks have repaid TARP.
United States
13 Dec 2011
Financial Regulatory Reform: Administration White Paper Advocates Increased Supervision And Regulation Of Financial Firms, Markets, And Products
On June 17, 2009, the Treasury Department released an 88-page white paper, "Financial Regulatory Reform - A New Foundation: Rebuilding Financial Supervision and Regulation," detailing the Obama administration's recommendations for overhauling the nation's financial regulatory system in the wake of the global financial crisis.
United States
19 Jun 2009
The Credit CARD Act Of 2009 - Changes Will Affect Consumers, Card Issuers, Retailers, Colleges, And Investors
On Friday, May 22, the President signed into law the Credit Card Accountability Responsibility and Disclosure Act of 2009, Pub. L. No. 111-24, 123 Stat. 1734 (2009).
United States
11 Jun 2009
FDIC Delays The PPIP Legacy Loan Program To Focus On Public-Private Programs To Sell Assets From Failed Banks
On June 3, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (the "FDIC") announced that a pilot sale of assets under the Legacy Loans Program component of the Public-Private Investment Program ("PPIP"), initially scheduled for June, will be postponed indefinitely.
United States
10 Jun 2009
The Supervisory Capital Assessment Program: Stress Test For U.S. Banking Organizations
On February 10, 2009, the Treasury Department outlined its new Financial Stability Plan ("FSP").
United States
19 Mar 2009
The Financial Stability Plan´s Capital Assistance Program And An Update Of The TARP Capital Purchase Program
The Treasury announced on February 25, 2009, details of its Capital Assistance Program (the "CAP") under the Treasury's new Financial Stability Plan ("FSP").
United States
19 Mar 2009
The TARP Capital Purchase Program Expands To Include Subchapter S U.S. Financial Institutions
The Treasury has published its TARP Capital Purchase Program ("CPP") Term Sheet ("Sub S Term Sheet") for U.S. banks, S&Ls, and financial, S&L, and bank holding companies ("QFIs") that have valid elections to be taxed under Subchapter S ("Sub S") of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (the "Internal Revenue Code").
United States
29 Jan 2009
Bank Failures In 2008 And A Look Ahead To 2009
During 2008, 25 banks with $373.6 billion in total assets failed in the United States, and several others were strongly encouraged by the regulators to merge with other banks.
United States
28 Jan 2009
Update On The TARP Capital Purchase Program: Action Due By November 14, 2008
The Treasury Department's TARP Capital Purchase Program ("CPP") provides for the Treasury's purchase of up to $250 billion of senior preferred shares in U.S. depository institutions and their U.S. holding companies.
United States
31 Oct 2008
Federal Reserve Board Releases Interim Final Rule: Capital Treatment Of TARP Preferred Stock
Late in the afternoon of October 16, 2008, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (the "Federal Reserve") released an interim final rule (the "Rule") effective October 17, which clarifies the capital treatment for bank holding companies ("BHCs") of the senior, cumulative preferred stock ("Preferred Stock") to be issued to the U.S. Treasury (the "Treasury") pursuant to the Treasury's TARP Capital Purchase Program (the "Program").
United States
29 Oct 2008
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