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A bipartisan group of senators want more community banks to get relief from Dodd-Frank capital requirements.

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The NCUA aims to give credit unions access to in-person hearings with its governing board. Such an opportunity is lacking at federal bank regulators.

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Jo Ann Barefoot, a former deputy comptroller of the currency, discusses her regtech startup Hummingbird.

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Canada's big banks are pursuing wholesale banking, capital markets and select M&A opportunities across the border to hedge against a slowing mortgage market and other economic concerns on the home front.

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The bank is the second failure in Illinois so far in 2017. Seaway Bank was closed in late January.

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New HandshakeYesterday I purchased a travel alarm clock through Amazon. This morning, the manufacturer emailed me with instructions for its use, including a very important point about switching the travel lock button off to activate the clock. The clock apparently arrives in the locked condition, which has caused some customers confusion and led them to think that the clock was defective when it was not. The email made me think of a recently published book, The New Handshake: Online Dispute Resolution and the Future of Consumer Protection, by Professor (and former Slips guest blogger) Amy Schmitz and Colin Rule, who is the former Director of Online Dispute Resolution for eBay and PayPal.

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The price of bitcoin continues to rise in volatile trading; Wells Fargo, still reeling from its phony accounts scandal, is boosting signing bonuses for brokers just as competitors decrease theirs.

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Readers weigh in on a proposal for encouraging small bank installment loans, a firm that uses AI to reduce false alarms, what security improvements are needed for sharing customer data, and more.

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Thanks to the Federal Reserve's unwinding of post-crisis policies, the next wave of mergers will be driven in part by a drop in deposits.

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Today’s primitive question-and-answer programs will mature into sophisticated conversational agents, which will help customers transact and may even be capable of understanding emotional cues, experts say.

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A federal appeals court appears to be leaning toward a ruling in favor of the CFPB in a case about its single-director structure.

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From better understanding consumer priorities to expertly managing career advancement, here's a look at key success strategies that female financial services executives shared at the Most Powerful Women in Banking LEAD Conference.

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Bankers have conversations daily with clients, public officials and friends who don’t necessarily see the benefits that banking locally provides.

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Murphy Capital Management in Gladstone, N.J., focuses on high-net-worth individuals, businesses and nonprofits.

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Attorney Ed WoodsThe Great Recession of a few years back might be fading in the memories of some; however, in nine states across the United States, the job markets have not fully recovered according to a recent AP report. According to the report, the job numbers and overall size of the economy are still below 2008 levels in the nine states. Miguel Brown of Meridian, Mississippi is quoted in the report as saying “It’s tough. There’s not a whole lot of jobs in Meridian, especially that pay anything.” The report also notes that Alabama, Michigan, New Mexico, and West Virginia are still short of pre-recession job levels as well.

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Bankruptcy Attorneys in New Jersey

The Third Circuit Court of Appeals recently upheld that the filing of a mechanic’s lien following a bankruptcy violates the automatic stay. The opinion by the court was filed on March 30.

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David Rainbolt, who has been the company's CEO since the early 1990s, has handed the reins to a pair of longtime deputies. Rainbolt will stay at BancFirst as its executive chairman.

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FHFA Director Mel Watt sketched a regulatory vision that included greater scrutiny of funding mechanisms and large exposures to single borrowers.

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Teresa Tanner designed a unique program to help keep new moms from leaving Fifth Third. Monica Coles of Wells Fargo has a surprising perspective on diversity initiatives. Plus, Abby Johnson talks up bitcoin.

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Amid all the bad news this year among taxi-medallion lenders, banks are trying to renegotiate loan terms behind the scenes, and regulatory changes could prop up collateral values and the competitiveness of taxis.

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