Joe Adler

Deputy Washington Bureau Chief

Joe Adler is the Deputy Washington Bureau Chief for American Banker, and writes on a variety of topics about federal government policy related to banking. A Southern California native, he was formerly a city reporter at the Portsmouth (N.H.) Herald, and began his career as a sportswriter in Massachusetts.

Recent Stories From this Author

Regulators Release New Stress Test Scenarios
October 23, 2014 WASHINGTON — Risks posed by rising interest rates are once again a top theme in stress test scenarios released by the Federal...

Fed, Other Agencies Finalize Risk Retention Rule
October 22, 2014 The Federal Reserve Board and Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday both signed off on an interagency rule requiring...

What the Final QRM Rule Means for Banks
October 21, 2014 The risk retention rule unveiled Tuesday was hailed by the industry for its definition of a "qualified residential mortgage,"...

Fed Finalizes New Stress Test Schedule
October 17, 2014 The Federal Reserve Board issued a final rule Friday that will give banks an additional three months to comply with stress...

Regulators' Focus on Bank 'Culture' Goes Global
October 15, 2014 A principles document on corporate governance from the international Basel Committee is another sign of supervisors' mounting...

U.S. to Take Tougher Stance on New Debt Rule, Tarullo Says
October 9, 2014 Federal Reserve Board Gov. Daniel Tarullo said a pending measure requiring large banks to hold enough unsecured debt that can...

What Basel's Other Liquidity Ratio Means for Banks
October 7, 2014 The Basel Committee is poised to unveil the final version of a new longer-term liquidity measure. Here's why banks are...

MetLife to Formally Dispute 'SIFI' Label By Regulators
October 3, 2014 The life insurance giant became the second firm to seek an opportunity to contest its designation as "systemic" by the...

Court: Tribes Yet to Prove Immunity from N.Y. Usury Cap
October 2, 2014 Two American Indian tribes so far have failed to prove that New York's top banking regulator exceeded his authority in...

NY Fed Exposé Matters, But Not as Much as You Think
September 30, 2014 The investigative story alleging weak supervision by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York has sent shockwaves through the...

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