GOLDEN PARACHUTES: Proposal to limit the amount of money a troubled institution may pay a departing employee. It also would bar all institutions from reimbursing expenses of an employee fighting a regulatory enforcement action. Published by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. on March 29. Comments were due May 30. LENDING LIMITS: Proposal to change how banks calculate the maximum amount they can lend to a single bank officer or director. Published by the Fed on April 20. Comments were due May 22. THRIFT CHARTERS: Proposal to streamline the thrift chartering application process, including reducing the minimum capital requirement by 33%, to $2 million. The plan would transform the agency's policy statement on start-up charters into regulations. Published by the Office of Thrift Supervision on March 6. Comments were due May 5. BANK POWERS: Proposal to revise a number of rules that would make it easier for national banks to do business across state lines and offer new products. Published by the OCC on March 3. Comments were due May 2. REG Y: Proposal to simplify the steps a bank must take to sell assets with financing. Published by the Fed on Feb. 28. Comments were due April 28. REG DD: Proposal under Truth-in-Savings to recalculate annual percentage yields to reflect the frequency of interest payments. Published by the Fed on Jan. 26. Comments were due March 20. BUSINESS LOANS: Proposal to cut the capital requirement on certain small- business loans and leases that have been sold with recourse. Published by the Fed on Feb. 1. Comments were due Feb. 27.

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