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Banks typically respond to pending regulations with a mixture of fear and dread, but new cybersecurity requirements being developed by the banking agencies may be met with relief.

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It's been one hell of a Republican National Convention, complete with accusations of plagiarism and a hostile reception for a rival that refused to endorse Donald Trump, but two bank sponsors see it as an unqualified success in spotlighting their home area.
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Bankers are taking the unusual step of asking the government for additional regulations — ones that can be used to block the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau from seeking more data from financial institutions.

A progressive group is up in arms against Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., after the possible Democratic vice presidential nominee signed letters calling on regulators to tailor rules for community banks.
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Donald Trump's decision to embrace the reinstatement of the Glass-Steagall Act is part of an effort to cast him as the champion of community banks, according to his top advisers.

While surprised and alarmed by Donald Trump's decision to add the reinstatement of the 1930s-era banking law to the GOP platform, Republican lawmakers at the convention in Cleveland maintained that Trump is a better choice for the economy and the financial system. Here's why.

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's fifth anniversary marks an important shift for the agency in which it pivots from rules required by the Dodd-Frank Act to pursuing other areas.

Federal Housing Administration borrowers have been refinancing faster than expected, creating a drag on efforts to build up the capital reserves of the agency's mortgage insurance fund.

Paul Manafort, the campaign manager for the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, said Monday during a press briefing that reinstating the law, which separated commercial and investment banking, was one of the few changes Trump is proposing in the GOP platform.

The selection of Indiana Gov. Mike Pence as Donald Trump's running mate could clarify the presumptive Republican nominee's banking policy views, adding a policymaker to the ticket who has been outspoken about the Dodd-Frank Act, "too big to fail," and the CFPB.

Upcoming risk retention requirements may be the proverbial straw that breaks the back of the commercial mortgage-backed securities market.

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