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

Why the U.S. Is Taking a Harder Line on Banking Regulation
September 15, 2014 U.S. regulators are continuing to send a clear message about global financial services standards forged with other countries:...

Waters Floats Bill to Repair Credit Report Flaws
September 10, 2014 The draft released by the top Financial Services Committee Democrat would remove adverse information from credit reports and...

Agencies Propose New Package of CRA Changes
September 8, 2014 The federal bank regulators proposed more consideration for small-dollar lending and non-branch services as part of a second...

One Liquidity Rule Down, Many More to Go
September 5, 2014 In signing off on the new "liquidity coverage ratio," Federal Reserve Board officials provided a strong signal that the...

'Systemic' Label Proposed for MetLife
September 4, 2014 MetLife, which has 30 days to request a hearing to contest its designation, said it "strongly disagrees" with the decision of...

Cheat Sheet: How Regulators Eased the Final Liquidity Rule
September 3, 2014 On a day when the banking agencies finalized the new liquidity measure for large institutions, they also issued rules dealing...

Regulators Dial Back Final Liquidity Rule
September 3, 2014 WASHINGTON Regulators were set Wednesday to consider a final liquidity rule for large banks that makes a number of...

Regulatory Activity Building to 'Crescendo' in Fall
September 2, 2014 Summer has come and gone in the nation's capital with regulators gearing up for an array of autumn policy moves affecting the...

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...