AFR sent a letter to the Federal Reserve and FDIC on the reported transfer of the Merrill Lynch derivatives book to Bank of America’s depository subsidiary, which could expose taxpayers to substantial additional risks.”
Read our comment letter to the OCC here.
Read a letter from the National Association of Attorneys General criticizing the OCC preemption rules here.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: February 17, 2011 CONTACT: John Carey at 202-466-1854 John@ourfinancialsecurity.org AFR Statement on OCC’s Obstruction of Foreclosure Solutions Washington, DC – Americans for Financial Reform, a coalition of more than 250 national and state organizations working together for strong financial reform, issued
Real Reform Won’t Allow National Banks to Ignore State Laws Targeting New Abuses Not Yet Addressed in Federal Law Urgent Recommendation to Joint Conference Committee on Financial Reform: Keep the House language that requires a “substantive federal standard” before allowing national banks to ignore state
From AFR Coalition Member The Center for Responsible Lending A key federal regulator for years has let national banks engage in lending practices that the regulator itself admits harm consumers and lenders, according to two new reports from the Center for Responsible Lending. For the