Joe Adler has been with the Washington bureau of American Banker since 2006, writing on a variety of topics about the federal government's financial services policy. In addition to being Washington bureau chief, he edits BankThink, American Banker's opinion platform on ideas and trends shaping the banking industry. Before joining American Banker, he worked at newspapers in New England, beginning his career as a sportswriter in Massachusetts.
The House passed an appropriations bill that on the surface advanced key regulatory relief provisions sought by banks, but it could also open the door to higher examination fees, particularly for state-chartered banks.
President Trump will nominate Randal Quarles as the Federal Reserve's vice chairman of supervision, the top bank regulatory post at the central bank, according to an announcement by the White House late Monday.
Some of the biggest risks facing any large bank come from within, such as human error or mischievous traders. Risk management consultant and author Andrew Waxman discusses how cognitive psychology and augmented intelligence offer help.