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Volcker Rule Revamp Adds to Trump’s Steady, Bit-by-Bit Deregulation

Volcker Rule Revamp Adds to Trump’s Steady, Bit-by-Bit Deregulation

The Trump administration is making headway in its push to loosen Wall Street’s leash.
Senate Backs Bill Relaxing Post-Crisis Rules for Smaller Banks

Senate Backs Bill Relaxing Post-Crisis Rules for Smaller Banks

The U.S. Senate passed legislation that would ease constraints on regional and community banks while mostly snubbing Wall Street, giving the finance industry its best chance in years of rolling back
Rare Loss for Wall Street in Senate’s Reboot of Financial Rules

Rare Loss for Wall Street in Senate’s Reboot of Financial Rules

The U.S. Senate is expected to approve a sweeping revamp of financial rules this week.
Investor in Bribery Case Opens New Attack on Latvian Bank Chief

Investor in Bribery Case Opens New Attack on Latvian Bank Chief

The investor who accused Latvia’s central bank chief of corruption has opened a new line of attack as allegations of payoffs and money laundering roil the Baltic nation’s financial system.
Draghi Says Regulators Should Make It Easier for Banks to Merge

Draghi Says Regulators Should Make It Easier for Banks to Merge

Mario Draghi agrees with at least some of Europe’s top bankers on barriers to consolidation in the industry.
Fed Working on Proposal to Ease Up on Bank Leverage Limits

Fed Working on Proposal to Ease Up on Bank Leverage Limits

The Federal Reserve is working to relax a key part of post-crisis demands for drastically increased capital levels at the biggest banks, according to people familiar with the work, a move that could
Europe’s Last Dictator Wants to Run a Global Crypto Hub

Europe’s Last Dictator Wants to Run a Global Crypto Hub

Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko, who’s labored for years under the title of Europe’s last dictator, is making a bid for a shiny new image as the continent’s freewheeling cryptocurrency king.
Bipartisan Bank-Relief Bill Wins Approval From Senate Panel

Bipartisan Bank-Relief Bill Wins Approval From Senate Panel

A key U.S. Senate panel has cleared a bill that could bring financial firms a significant chunk of the regulatory relief they’ve sought since the Dodd-Frank Act became law in 2010.
How Trump Can Give Wall Street What It Wants

How Trump Can Give Wall Street What It Wants

The president can’t cancel Dodd-Frank, but he can change the way it’s enforced.