Crapo Bill Helps Smaller Banks, Highlights Problems With Bank Holding Companies
March 13, 2018
The Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act (S. 2155) is heading toward Senate passage, possibly as early as this week. The bill will surely make many small bankers happy, but it’s a stretch to say it would undo Dodd-Frank.
That’s what makes headlines like these so ludicrous:
The Senate bill does not deregulate a single bank. For the most part, it provides targeted exemptions from a few regulations for smaller banks, all of which will remain (heavily) regulated.