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OCC won’t allow fintech national bank charters for commercial firms, addressing potential Walmart fintech bank concerns

Greg Omer March 17, 2017
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The primary concern of many community bankers with allowing nonbank commercial companies to own banks is the potential for the “anti-competitive effects and undesirable concentrations of economic power” referred to by the OCC, which apparently shares that concern. READ MORE

President Trump’s call to ‘rationalize’ federal financial regulation could impact U.S. dual banking system

Greg Omer February 13, 2017
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One of President Trump’s executive orders included a directive to “rationalize the Federal financial regulatory framework,” which could impact the country’s dual banking system and regulatory options for state-charted banks. READ MORE