Items Tagged with 'regulatory burden'

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  • WSJ: Antitrust chief to slash merger review times

    Makan Delrahim intends to limit the review process for mergers to six months or less
    The Justice Department’s antitrust chief, Assistant Attorney General Makan Delrahim, said the department is going to significantly reduce the review time of proposed mergers, according to a report by Brent Kendall from the Wall Street Journal. According to data compiled by law firm Dechert LLP, the average duration of significant U.S. merger investigations has been about 10 months in recent years.
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  • Trump talks Dodd-Frank: We’re going to cut regulations tremendously

    Trump discusses regulatory rollback in wide-ranging New York Times interview
    In an expansive, wide-ranging interview with the New York Times, President Donald Trump stated that he would not have selected Jeff Sessions to serve as attorney general if he knew that Sessions would recuse himself from the investigation into Trump's suspected ties to Russia. And while that proclamation seems to be grabbing all the headlines, Trump also discussed a number of other issues, including his administration's push to roll back Dodd-Frank and the administration's efforts to cut regulations "tremendously."
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  • Get ready: Congress fires up Dodd-Frank, CFPB overhaul

    Committee hearing date set for Financial CHOICE Act 2.0
    The Dodd-Frank doomsday clock just ticked a little closer to midnight. The Republican-crafted plan to overhaul the country’s financial regulatory system and overturn many provisions of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act is now one step closer to becoming a reality, as the House of Representatives is set to consider the Financial CHOICE Act.
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  • Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Industry trade groups tell Senate how to fix financial regulations

    MBA, CUNA weigh in on regulatory reforms
    The main front for the Republican Party’s push for regulatory reform is in the House of Representatives, where an effort is underway to replace the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform Act with the Financial CHOICE Act. But the House isn’t the only place where regulatory reform is on the table. Here's a look at what some of the mortgage industry's biggest trade groups want the Senate to do about regulatory reform. All that, and more, in your Monday Morning Cup of Coffee.
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  • Dimon: FHA, servicing rules changes could add $300B in mortgages per year

    JPMorgan Chase CEO paints rosier picture of mortgage business in 2017
    Last year, JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon painted a particularly unflattering view of the mortgage business in his yearly letter to shareholders. But this year, Dimon’s tone toward the mortgage business is much different. In the 2017 version of his letter to shareholders, Dimon suggested that with some (significant) changes, the mortgage business could grow considerably in 2017 and beyond.
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  • Your handy guide to all of Trump's promised deregulation

    Fitch Ratings report highlights potential impact
    One of the many promises that Donald Trump made as a candidate was a massive deregulation effort. Now that he is president, Trump is indeed following through and leading a massive deregulation effort. And while there are many moving parts still to be sorted out, it’s clear that deregulation in some form is likely, if not a sure thing. But what will the impact of that deregulation be?
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  • Trump unveils plan to dismantle Dodd-Frank Act

    "Bureaucratic red tape and Washington mandates are not the answer"
    Now that the dust is starting to settle from the election, a clearer picture is beginning to emerge of what types of actions President-elect Donald Trump will pursue once the “-elect” is removed from his title. Chief among those planned actions appears to a plan to “dismantle” the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform Act.
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  • Here's clear evidence of how much more complicated mortgage lending is now

    An inside look at one lender's operations
    At any gathering of housing industry professionals, it isn’t long before the conversation inevitably turns to the current regulatory environment. That was definitely the case at Wednesday’s housing summit hosted by the Urban Institute and CoreLogic. Debra Still, the president and CEO of Pulte Mortgage, surprised some in the crowd by presenting concrete evidence of how much more complicated mortgage lending is now than it was 10 years ago.
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