MUTUAL FUNDS: Proposal to improve the descriptions of risk that mutual fund and investment companies give customers. Published by the Securities and Exchange Commission April 4. Comments were due July 7.

DATA REPORTING: Proposal to let banks voluntarily collect race and sex data on small-business and consumer borrowers. Published by the Fed April 26. Comments were due June 27.

INCENTIVE PAY: Proposal to let federal credit unions offer performance- related compensation to their employees. Published by the NCUA April 20. Comments were due June 19.

GOLDEN PARACHUTES: Proposal to limit the amount 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 FDIC March 29. Comments were due May 30.

LENDING LIMITS: Proposal to change how banks calculate the maximum they can lend to a single bank officer or director. Published by the Fed 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 Office of Thrift Supervision's policy statement on start-up charters into regulations. Published 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 March 3 by the OCC. Comments were due May 2.

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