In a July order, the FDIC fined a former Oklahoma banker $125,000 and banned him from banking, prompting questions by Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., over whether he is fit to serve as a top adviser at the EPA.
The House passed an appropriations bill that on the surface advanced key regulatory relief provisions sought by banks, but it could also open the door to higher examination fees, particularly for state-chartered banks.
Revenue from overdrafts keeps rising, according to new FDIC data, even though the controversial product still has a bull’s-eye on its back. Clearer disclosures and higher consumer confidence are the big reasons.
The company's application, which is expected to be announced as early as Thursday, comes after the online lender SoFi applied in June for an industrial loan charter. The bank is expected to be led by a former Green Dot executive.