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.