Bank watchdogs considering Volcker Rule tweak

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Bank regulators said Friday that they would consider exempting certain complex securities from the so-called Volcker Rule after community banks sued the agencies, warning of massive losses.

ABA threatens to sue regulators over Volcker Rule

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The American Bankers Association said it will file a lawsuit challenging the Volcker Rule unless regulators agree to suspend portions that restrict certain collateralized debt obligations of trust-preferred securities, American Banker reported Monday.

'Tougher' Volcker Rule takes aim at CEOs

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A "tougher" Volcker Rule -which limits how banks can trade their own money-being touted around Washington looks to take aim at executives, should the firms have lapses in oversight, according to people familiar with the matter.

How much will this decision cost firms ?

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Wall Street banks, which already shut proprietary trading units that helped fuel record profits, are girding to learn next week how much revenue the Volcker rule may cut from the $44bn they say comes from market-making.