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

FDIC Reports Strong Earnings on Lower Expenses, More Loans
August 28, 2014 The industry's profit in the second quarter rose more than 5% from a year earlier to $40.2 billion as institutions continued...

Lending Appears Back for Good in FDIC's 2Q Data
August 28, 2014 Following a prolonged stretch of modest loan growth, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.'s Quarterly Banking Profile showed...

Regulators to Discuss Final Liquidity Rule, New Swaps Requirements
August 27, 2014 Regulators next week plan to finalize a tough new liquidity measure as well as propose margin requirements for banks engaged...

Four Takeaways from B of A's Record DOJ Settlement
August 21, 2014 Bank of America must pay a record amount for mortgage-related claims, but the accord still leaves questions about tax...

Big-Bank Group's Campaign Attacks CFPB Complaint Site
August 18, 2014 The Financial Services Roundtable is accusing the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau of potentially spreading misinformation...

'Third-Wave' Banks Offered Guidance on Resolution Plans
August 15, 2014 Regulators provided more instruction Friday to smaller firms required under the Dodd-Frank Act to simulate their own failures.

Banks Face Crunch Time for Regulatory Deadlines
August 14, 2014 The coming year expects to be hectic for banks' regulatory teams as a bottleneck of new rules come due, including everything...

How Fincen Tried to Limit Pain in 'Beneficial Owner' Plan
August 12, 2014 The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network has proposed forcing banks to identify those standing behind legal entity accounts,...

Four Takeaways from Banks' Terrible 'Living Will' Report Cards
August 7, 2014 Regulators' blunt criticism of resolution plans of the 11 most complex banks still leaves pivotal questions about how the...

Agencies: Banks Must Fill Gaps in 2015 Living Wills, or Else
August 5, 2014 The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. and Federal Reserve Board offered blunt criticism of "living wills" filed by the most...