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Letter to Regulators: AFR Urges Federal Reserve and FDIC to Take Opportunity to End Too Big to Fail

“AFR sent a letter to banking regulators today concerning their review of bank resolution plans. The Dodd-Frank Act requires regulators to review these plans to ensure that major banks are no longer ‘too big to fail’ – that they can go through a conventional (Chapter 11) private bankruptcy in an orderly manner, without creating substantial economic disruption. “

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AFR’s Comment to the FDIC and Federal Reserve on Resolution Plans

AFR submitted a comment to the FDIC and the Federal Reserve on the rules implementing the Dodd-Frank requirement that companies submit “living wills” and records of credit exposures. “Living Wills” are plans detailing how the company could be resolved through the bankruptcy process without a need for government intervention. AFR supported the rules but suggested they be strengthened by requiring planning for situations of market stress and also by establishing more thorough and continuous records of credit exposures.

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Coalition Sends Comments to FDIC on Overdraft Fees

A coalition of consumer advocates recently sent this letter to Sheila Bair about the FDIC and overdraft fees. Dear Ms. Bair: We, the undersigned civil rights, labor, consumer, housing, community,  business, and sustainable and responsible investor groups, write to thank the FDIC for bringing attention