Coming Dodd-Frank Bank-Affiliate Transaction Rules May Have Profound Impact on the Business of Banking

Oct 8, 2013 By: Jeremy Estabrooks

The affiliate transactions restrictions applicable to banks, introduced under Dodd-Frank but not yet implemented by federal agency rulemaking, will potentially have a profound effect on the business of banking.

Will Glass-Steagall Pass Through the Back Door?

Aug 7, 2013 By: Jeremy Estabrooks

It’s remarkable how far two little words can go in a short amount of time.  Until 2010, when the US government was

Basel III Has Arrived

Jul 29, 2013 By: Jeremy Estabrooks

Finalized in 2010, the international accord known as Basel III, which subjects banks to stricter and higher capital requirements and recalibrates how those ratios are calculated, is finally being implemented in the US. (The EU has also introduced legislation this summer finalizing implementation in Europe.)