|April 14, 2011||
As required by the Dodd-Frank Act, the Board has proposed to repeal its Regulation Q, which prohibits the payment of interest on demand deposits by Federal Reserve member institutions. Public comments on the proposal, which has just been published in the Federal Register, are due May 16.
|March 3, 2011||
Under a proposed amendment to Regulation CC, depositary banks would be entitled to expeditious return of checks only if they agree to receive returned checks electronically and paying banks would be allowed to require electronic presentment of checks presented for same-day settlement. The amendment would also shorten the safe-harbor period for an exception hold to four business days. Public comments on the proposal are due June 3.