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Jones Day | USA | 18 Jul 2019

Five Federal Financial Regulators Exclude Community Banks From Volcker Rule Regulations

Federal financial regulators issued a rule excluding community banks from the Volcker Rule regulations. This rule conforms the regulations to similar


Jones Day | USA | 8 Jun 2018

President Trump Signs the First Major Financial Services Deregulation Law in a Decade

President Trump has signed into law the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act ("Act"), with the principal goals of promoting


Jones Day | USA | 16 Nov 2017

Department of the Treasury Issues Report Recommending U.S. Capital Markets Regulatory Reforms

The U.S. Department of the Treasury has issued a report to the President recommending extensive regulatory and legislative reforms to the U.S. capital


Jones Day | USA | 17 Aug 2017

The Fed's Small BHC Policy StatementRegulatory Relief for Bank Growth and Acquisitions

The current Small Bank Holding Company Policy Statement provides significant regulatory benefits and relief for small, non-complex banks and thrifts


Jones Day | USA | 10 Aug 2017

Volcker Rule Reform Begins

The Volcker Rule's complexity has created uncertainty and compliance burdens that adversely affect market liquidity, risk hedging, and other


Jones Day | USA | 13 Jul 2017

Do Banks Need Holding Companies?

Most banks have bank holding companies ("BHCs"). BHCs have been formed primarily to facilitate additional nonbanking activities, issue capital


Jones Day | USA, United Kingdom, European Union | 29 Jun 2017

The Department of the Treasury Issues Recommendations on the Regulation of U.S. Depository Institutions

"A Financial System that Creates Economic Opportunities: Banks and Credit Unions," a Report by the Department of the Treasury, identifies potential


Jones Day | USA | 13 Feb 2017

Bank Mergers: Managing Regulatory Issues and Termination Risks

Mergers and acquisitions ("M&A") of bank holding companies ("BHCs") and banks are subject to lengthy and sometimes unpredictable regulatory scrutiny


Jones Day | USA | 13 Jan 2017

The OCC's Responsible Innovation Framework and Fintech Bank ChartersLatest Developments

The Comptroller of the Currency ("OCC") has been working for more than a year to develop a comprehensive framework to improve the OCC's ability to


Jones Day | USA | 13 Dec 2016

Fintech BanksComptroller of the Currency Proposes New Special Purpose Charter

The Comptroller of the Currency announced on December 2, 2016, that his Office ("OCC") was moving forward with a proposal to create a special purpose

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