Mr. Swanson is an associate in Davis Polk’s Financial Institutions Group. [Full Bio]

The move away from a one-size-fits-all regulatory framework based on asset size continues.

On October 31, the Federal Reserve proposed a rule to implement Section 401 of the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act, tailoring enhanced prudential standards for firms with $100 billion or more in total consolidated
Continue Reading Visual Memorandum: A New Cut – Federal Reserve and U.S. Banking Agencies Propose Tailored Regulatory Framework

This blog post lays out the pros and cons that boards and senior management of regional and community banking organizations should consider in light of the Zions decision to shed its bank holding company.[1]  Some have suggested that directors of BHCs now have a fiduciary duty to consider shedding
Continue Reading Zions to Shed Its Holding Company – Will Others Follow?