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

Supreme Court Denies Retailers' Bid for Interchange Hearing
January 20, 2015 The Supreme Court has declined to take up an appeal from retailers seeking to toughen Federal Reserve Board restrictions on...

Obama Vows to Keep Dodd-Frank Intact, Urges Cyber Bill
January 20, 2015 In a State of the Union address declaring that “the shadow of crisis has passed,” President Obama said he will veto efforts to...

Will Banks Use Extra Compliance Time to Kill the Volcker Rule?
January 16, 2015 Industry officials insist the Federal Reserve's extension of a key compliance deadline was meant to aid the implementation...

Condensed 'Living Wills' for Smaller Firms Posted
January 15, 2015 Regulators on Thursday posted another round of abridged resolution plans for regional U.S. banks and scores of foreign-owned...

Second Reg Relief Meeting Planned for Dallas Next Month
January 14, 2015 Federal bank regulators will gather feedback on regulatory relief ideas at a public meeting on Feb. 4 at the Federal Reserve...

Four Takeaways from MetLife's SIFI Legal Challenge
January 13, 2015 Regardless of the outcome, MetLife's decision to fight the Financial Stability Oversight Council's ruling that the insurer is...

Possible Credit Union Encryption Rules Draw Fire
January 7, 2015 After National Credit Union Administration Chairman Debbie Matz revealed the agency is mulling new encryption standards, a...

Is Bank Risk-Taking an Endangered Practice?
January 6, 2015 Banks' post-crisis flight to caution has drawn comparisons to low-risk public utilities, but some institutions are seeing...

FDIC Report Keeps Spotlight on Interest Rate Risk
December 18, 2014 WASHINGTON — The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. is keeping up the drumbeat on the importance of managing interest rate risk.

FDIC Details 'Living Will' Guidelines for Bank Subsidiaries
December 17, 2014 WASHINGTON — The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. on Wednesday offered additional guidance to firms drafting resolution plans,...

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