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Monday, May 11, 2015

This Week at the ABIA

  • ABIA Membership Benefits Webinar: Join us on Monday, April 11 at 2:00pm ET and learn how to access ABIA member resources. Register now.
  • Comments Due to the Federal Reserve Board: Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities. Read more.
  • ABA Commercial Real Estate Lending Committee Call: The committee focuses on issues affecting commercial and multifamily residential mortgages, including appraisals, accounting requirements, insurance needs, regulatory reform and industry best practices. For more information, please contact Ashley Gunn.
  • House Financial Servicse Committee Hearing (HSFC) on The Dodd-Frank Act and Regulatory Overreach: This hearing will examine a major assumption underlying the Dodd-Frank Act—that the primary cause of the financial crisis was misbehavior by securities market participants, exacerbated by lax regulatory oversight. Read more and watch online.
  • HFSC Hearing on Legislative Proposals to Enhance Capital Formation and Reduce Regulatory Burdens, Part II:  The Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises continues its survey to identify legal, regulatory and market impediments to capital formation, particularly for small and medium-capitalized companies.  Read more and watch online.
  • Comments Due OCC, FED, FDIC: Regulatory Review to Identify Outdated, Unnecessary, or Unduly Burdensome Regulations.  Read more.
  • Comments Due OCC: Release of Non-Public Information--12 CFR 4, Subpart C.  Read more.
  • ABIA CFPB Task Force Call:  This Task Force works on issues related to the CFPB including Mortgage reform (points and fees) and disclosure regime for Debt Protection Products (DPPs)/Debt Cancellation Contracts (DCCs) in order to ensure that the CFPB’s disclosure regime is fair and balanced. For more information, please contact Sarah Ferman.