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Council Presidency progress report on work in the AHWP on strengthening the Banking Union

On 12 June 2018, the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the EU published a progress report on the work of the Ad Hoc Working Party on the Strengthening of the Banking Union (the AHWP). The AHWP met 4 times … Continue reading

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Treasury Department Data Shows Continuing Increase in Availability of Marijuana Banking

The Treasury Department’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) has released updated quarterly statistics showing a continuing increase in the number of depository institutions that actively bank U.S. marijuana businesses. As of March 31, 2018, a total of 411 banks and … Continue reading

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FDIC Use of Technoligy In The Business of Banking Forum

FDIC Hosts Use of Technology in the Business of Banking Forum in Arlington, Virginia The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) will host a forum on the Use of Technology in the Business of Banking on Monday, May 7, 2018. Panels will focus on emerging … Continue reading

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Federal Banking Agencies Issue Final Rule to Exempt Commercial Real Estate Transactions of $500,000 or Less from Appraisal Requirements:

  On April 2, 2018, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency issued a final rule that increases the threshold for commercial real estate … Continue reading

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U.S. banking M&A on the rise and may extend to Canadian financial market

According to a recent article published by Pitchbook, this year has already shown a positive momentum for deal-making in the U.S. banking industry – a trend worth monitoring as it is expected to surge further as the year progresses and … Continue reading

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