Joe Adler has been with the Washington Bureau of American Banker since 2006, writing on a variety of topics about the federal government's financial services policy. In addition to being Deputy Washington Bureau Chief, he edits BankThink, American Banker's opinion platform on ideas and trends shaping the banking industry. Prior to joining American Banker, he worked at newspapers in New England, beginning his career as a sportswriter in Massachusetts.
The Trump administration released an executive order Friday calling for a review of the Dodd-Frank Act, but the immediate questions about the order focused on what authority the White House has to enact real change.
Hillary Clinton's proposal for regulatory relief for smaller banks and CUs largely tracks with ideas already discussed, but her backing could keep alive the momentum for a reg relief plan should she win in November.