Ferguson: Savings Dip May Harm Productivity
- Report: CRA Rules Need Tightening. Blackwell, Rob // American Banker;3/4/2003, Vol. 168 Issue 42, p19
Cites a report by National Training and Information Center suggesting changes to community reinvestment rules in the U.S. Issues to be addressed in Home Mortgage Disclosure Act; Need to provide additional information regarding the nonbank predatory lenders' affiliation with banks.
- `Decade of punishment' for thrifts near end, veteran lobbyist feels. // American Banker;11/2/93, Vol. 158 Issue 210, p8
Reports on the improvement in lawmakers' attitude towards the thrift industry. Lawmakers' reluctance in being identified with the industry; Reagan administration's proposal for a $15 billion industry-financed cash infusion; President George Bush's rescue plan for the industry calling for $50...
- N.C. thrift regulators and depositors lobby House panel on conversion bill. Meredith, Robyn // American Banker;1/21/1994, Vol. 159 Issue 14, p3
Reports on the protest of the North Carolina thrift regulators over the proposed Mutual Bank Conversion Act that would regulate the first-time sale of stock by mutual thrifts. Depositors' lobby for a more stringent bill; Provisions of the bill; Merger conversions in the state of North Carolina.
- Presumptive Merit–A New Era for Arizona Securities Laws. Kant, Robert S.; Harris, Jean E. // Business Lawyer;May90, Vol. 45 Issue 3, p1347
Reports the enactment of the legislation designed to reduce the impact of merit review offerings in Arizona. Identification of the legislation as the Capital Formation Bill; Objective of the legislation to foster capital formation and business growth; Protection against fraudulent activities in...
- U.S. Senate Confirms Ferguson As New Vice Chairman of Federal Reserve. // Jet;10/18/99, Vol. 96 Issue 20, p6
Reports the United States Senate's confirmation of Roger W. Ferguson Jr. as vice chairman of the Federal Reserve.
- Lawyers aggressively soliciting conversion business. Meredith, Robyn // American Banker;8/24/1993, Vol. 158 Issue 162, p17
Discusses lawyers' aggressive solicitation of banks to change charters. Loose regulations in certain states on initial public stock offerings; Regulation differences between savings banks and the Office of Thrift Supervision; Insider advantage; Illinois proposal; Survival concerns.
- Greenspan urges Congress to support tax policy that encourages savings. Seiberg, Jaret // American Banker;1/27/1995, Vol. 160 Issue 18, p2
Reports on US Federal Reserve Board chairman Alan Greenspan's lobbying efforts for Congress to adjust the tax code to favor savings and discourage consumption. Reason for Greenspan's advocacy for changes in the tax code; Greenspan's opposition to suggestions to increase taxes to reduce deficit.
- Hearings Likely on Fee Cap As SEC Assessments Soar. Hoffman, William // Traders Magazine;Jul99, Vol. 12 Issue 154, p10
Presents information on the Savings and Investment Relief Act of 1999, a legislation to cap Section 31 (a) transaction fees in the United States. Cap fees for fiscal 2000 and 2006; Expected increase in the uncapped 31 (a) fee in 1999; Sponsors of the bill; Significance of the bill.
- FirstFed: Protect bailout law. // Crain's Detroit Business;7/31/95, Vol. 11 Issue 31, p27
Reports plans of FirstFed Michigan Corp. to sue the federal government along with other thrift organizations for changes in thrift regulation by 1989 thrift-bailout law.