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The company was the only no-show at the gathering of Facebook’s payments partners; HSBC was fined $650,000 for violating swaps risk management rules.

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Speakers at the Most Powerful Women in Banking and Finance gala stressed the need to use their power to help the next generation of women as well as enlist others in seeking gender parity.

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Cathy Bessant, American Banker's Most Powerful Women in Banking, discussed the difference between fearlessness and bravery at the 2019 gala.

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Words of wisdom from Lifetime achievement honoree LeeAnne Linderman, who was honored at American Banker's Most Powerful Women in Banking and Finance gala.

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Speaking at American Banker's Most Powerful Women in Banking and Finance gala, Citibank's Barbara Desoer said many successful executives had help in getting to their positions, and should use their power to help others.

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In a speech at American Banker's Most Powerful Women in Banking and Finance gala, Citigroup chief Michael Corbat outlined several ways men can help combat bias against women.

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Readers react to a regulator's promise to reduce regulation that hinders innovation, Sen. Elizabeth Warren's plan to impose heavier taxes on lobby groups, Freddie Mac's exploration into AI and more.

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Citigroup CEO Michael Corbat said that unconscious bias has contributed to inequality in the workplace despite a decades-long effort by many companies to promote women.

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American Banker's community impact winner for 2019 has been the driving force behind the Pittsburgh bank's $500 million investment in early childhood education and development.

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The central bank will consider rules to create a tiered structure for supervising banks with over $100 billion of assets and to ease resolution plan requirements.

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The company will use the funds to increase research and development efforts as well as expand its global presence.

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A new law authorizes municipalities in the nation’s largest state to charter their own financial institutions to reinvest public funds into the community.

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Officials said Thursday that they will not take regulatory action against state-chartered banks and credit unions solely for serving licensed cannabis businesses.

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American Banker's Most Powerful Women in Banking and Finance gathered at the Gitano Jungle Room in New York on Wednesday for an evening of cocktails and conversation.

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The factors that drive small banks to accept acquisition offers and the impact those decisions have on their communities must be better understood, according to the Fed’s Michelle Bowman and the FDIC’s Jelena McWilliams.

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Democrats’ investigation of President Trump has darkened the horizon for legislative activity in Washington, but prospects for a pair of bipartisan measures backed by the industry are surprisingly bright.

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When Washington Federal last rebranded, it was to signal its shift from a savings and loan association to a commercial bank. This time around, it's to reflect geographic diversity and its desire to be viewed as a bank.

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Tax lien certificates are a marketable commodity in several jurisdictions, including New Jersey.  The Third Circuit’s recent decision in In re Hackler v. Arianna Holdings Company, LLC, No. 18-1650, __ F.3d __, 2019 2019 WL 4309510 (3d Cir. Sept. 12, 2019), however, will leave certificate holders insecure about their tax lien rights in the face of the Bankruptcy Code’s avoidance powers.  Notwithstanding a properly executed, pre-petition tax lien certificate auction and subsequent foreclosure, the Third Circuit, in affirming the United States Bankruptcy and District Courts for the District of New Jersey, held that a tax lien certificate foreclosure, within 90 days of the homeowners’ chapter 13 bankruptcy filing, was an otherwise avoidable preferential transfer under Section 547 of the Bankruptcy Code and, as a result, the property was returned to the Debtors.

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Tax lien certificates are a marketable commodity in several jurisdictions, including New Jersey.  The Third Circuit’s recent decision in In re Hackler v. Arianna Holdings Company, LLC, No. 18-1650, __ F.3d __, 2019 2019 WL 4309510 (3d Cir. Sept. 12, 2019), however, will leave certificate holders insecure about their tax lien rights in the face of the Bankruptcy Code’s avoidance powers.  Notwithstanding a properly executed, pre-petition tax lien certificate auction and subsequent foreclosure, the Third Circuit, in affirming the United States Bankruptcy and District Courts for the District of New Jersey, held that a tax lien certificate foreclosure, within 90 days of the homeowners’ chapter 13 bankruptcy filing, was an otherwise avoidable preferential transfer under Section 547 of the Bankruptcy Code and, as a result, the property was returned to the Debtors.

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It's the latest move by Radius to extend its banking-as-a-service offering to fintech partners.

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