Midsize Banks May Get Some Relief From Dodd-Frank

Law360, New York (May 12, 2014, 7:24 PM EDT) -- A recent speech by the Federal Reserve's regulations point man suggesting that banks with less than $100 billion in assets should be exempt from some stringent post-financial crisis regulations, may herald regulatory relief for midsize financial institutions and a dialing back of some post-financial crisis mandates on smaller institutions.

The speech by Fed Gov. Daniel Tarullo created a stir in the banking world, as it highlighted the need to create a sort of middle class for banks within $50 billion and $100 billion in assets that...
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