WASHINGTON - Hoping to avoid conflicting regulations, the Federal Reserve Board is proposing to alter the method it uses to determine how much a bank can lend to insiders.

The plan will not change the percentage of capital and surplus a bank can lend to officers, directors, and principal shareholders. Those limits will remain at 15% for loans that are not fully collateralized and an additional 10% for loans that are collateralized.

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