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

Ten Questions for Richmond Fed Chief Jeffrey Lacker
November 26, 2014 Richmond Fed President Jeffrey Lacker discusses why he distrusts a government-run system for unwinding banks, how community...

Wells Avoids Criticism Thrown at Peers for 'Living Wills'
November 25, 2014 Although regulators say the bank's resolution plan still has "specific shortcomings," Wells Fargo appears closer than other...

Consumer Safety Should Be Top Issue for Payment System, Cordray Says
November 20, 2014 Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Richard Cordray highlighted the role of banks and other payment system operators...

Hensarling, Waters Reelected to Lead House Banking Panel
November 19, 2014 The top Republican and Democratic spots on the House Financial Services Committee will remain unchanged in the new Congress.

N.Y. Fed Chief Dudley to Testify on ProPublica Report
November 14, 2014 Federal Reserve Bank of New York President William Dudley will testify before a Senate panel next week on questions about...

Three Takeaways from the Foreign-Exchange Pricing Scandal
November 12, 2014 The more than $4 billion in fines over alleged price manipulation may seem small, but the allegations give regulators more...

International Regulators Issue Long-Awaited Bank Cleanup Plan
November 10, 2014 The Financial Stability Board's "total loss-absorbing capacity" proposal would require big banks to hold a minimum amount of...

MetLife Gets Chance to Protest FSOC Designation
November 3, 2014 MetLife has made clear its objection to regulators designating the firm as a "systemically important financial institution,"...

Regulators Issue 'Observations' from Recent Cyber Reviews
November 3, 2014 Federal regulators released a document summarizing their general findings from recent cybersecurity assessments at...

Basel Committee Finalizes Long-Term Liquidity Rule
October 31, 2014 The net stable funding ratio issued by global regulators is aimed at ensuring a bank has enough strong liquidity to back its...