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Agencies Finalize Volcker Rule Exemption for Community Banks

The five federal financial regulatory agencies yesterday finalized a rule implementing a section of the S. 2155 regulatory reform law that grants an exclusion from the Volcker Rule for certain community banks.

EEOC Opens Portal for 2017-2018 Pay Data Collection

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission opened its online portal yesterday to receive EEO-1 “Component 2” survey data on employees’ pay and hours worked.

OCC Allows Banks to Close Due to Flooding along Gulf Coast

With the Gulf Coast experiencing severe weather, the OCC late Friday issued a proclamation allowing banks and federal savings associations affected by the severe storms to close.

Agencies Propose Rule on the Capital Treatment of Land Development Loans

The federal bank regulatory agencies invite public comment on a proposal to clarify the treatment of land development loans under the agencies’ capital rules.