DIVIDENDS: Proposal to allow healthy thrifts to pay dividends or buy back stock without notifying their regulator. Published by the Office of Thrift Supervision on Dec. 5. Comments were due Feb. 3.
PREMIUM RATES: Proposal seeks ideas for changing the deposit insurance assessment base. Options include keeping the current base, adding in other liabilities, and converting the base to assets. Published by the FDIC on Oct. 5. Comments were due Feb. 2.