Andy Peters writes about regional banks, consumer finance and debt collections for American Banker. He also co-writes the Morning Scan column. He has previously written for Bloomberg and for the Daily Report, a legal newspaper in Atlanta. He got his start in journalism as an editorial intern for The New York Times.
First the House and now the Senate have included provisions in their regulatory relief bills that bankers say would go a long way toward clearing up confusion over how to treat high-volatility commercial real estate loans.