• Senate approves bill rewriting post-crisis bank rules

    5 days ago - By Reuters

    WASHINGTON - The U.S. Senate voted 67 to 31 on Wednesday to ease bank rules, bringing Congress a step closer to passing the first rewrite of the Dodd-Frank reform law enacted after the 2007-2009 global financial crisis.
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  • The Senate just quietly passed the biggest rollback of Wall Street regulations since the financial crisis

    6 days ago - By Chron

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    The Senate passed the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act on Wednesday.
    The legislation, more commonly known as the Crapo bill, includes a rollback of many banking regulations.
    While it is designed to ease the burden on small community banks, it will also benefit larger regional banks and credit-reporting agencies.
    A major overhaul of the US financial system's regulatory structure passed the Senate on Wednesday in a move that could relax some of the most stringent post-financial-crisis regulations for dozens of banks.
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  • Senate Passes Bill Loosening Banking Rules, but Hurdles Remain in House

    6 days ago - By NY Times

    The Senate, in a rare show of bipartisanship, voted 67 to 31 to ease some financial rules imposed after the 2008 financial crisis.
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