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De Novo Banks​

Removing Obstacles to the Formation of New Banks

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ABA is working to encourage de novo activity by identifying and addressing obstacles to new bank formation. Such obstacles include a slow and lengthy regulatory approval process, capital hurdles, funding restraints and the resources needed to meet regulatory compliance expectations.

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