A recent risk-based capital proposal would not mar Fannie Mae's profitability but could hurt small lenders, a company official said Thursday.

"Even if the regulation doesn't change at all," said Timothy Howard, chief financial officer at Fannie Mae, "Fannie Mae would be able to adapt to it with no measurable impact on our (earnings per share) growth."

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