Royal Bank of Scotland
The Royal Bank of Scotland plc (Scottish Gaelic: Banca Rìoghail na h-Alba ) is one of the retail banking subsidiaries of the Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc, and together with NatWest and Ulster Bank, provides branch banking facilities throughout the British Isles. Royal Bank of Scotland has around 700 branches, mainly in Scotland though there are branches in many larger towns and cities throughout England and Wales. The Royal Bank of Scotland and its parent, the Royal Bank of Scotland Group, are completely separate from the fellow Edinburgh based bank, the Bank of Scotland, which pre-dates the Royal Bank of Scotland by 32 years. The Bank of Scotland was effective in raising funds for the Jacobite Rebellion and as a result, The Royal Bank of Scotland was established to provide a bank with strong Hanoverian and Whig ties.
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Latest FEC Datacovers through committee's December 31, 2012 filing.
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Standardized Donation Informationcovers roughly through Q4 2012. may lag behind FEC section above, as donors and industries are identified by hand.
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Lobbying on Behalf of Royal Bank of Scotland
Names of Lobbyists
Firm Hired Amount Citizens Financial Group $800,000 RBS Securities $610,000
Most Frequently Disclosed Lobbying Issues
Most Frequently Disclosed Bills
Bill No. Title H.R.3644 Private Mortgage Market Investment Act H.R.940 United States Covered Bond Act of 2011 H.R.1081 Consumers Payment System Protection Act H.R.3283 Swap Jurisdiction Certainty Act S.575 Debit Interchange Fee Study Act of 2011 H.R.1182 GSE Bailout Elimination and Taxpayer Protection Act H.R.2586 Swap Execution Facility Clarification Act S.3085 Responsible Homeowners Refinancing Act of 2012 H.R.4348 Transportation Research and Innovative Technology Act of 2012
RegulationsMentioned in 29 dockets; Submitted to 1 docket
All data is based on documents downloaded from Regulations.gov. The first table shows mentions: all documents that include the name of the company anywhere in the document or document metadata. The second table shows submissions: all documents where the submitter metadata included the company name. Each table shows the top 10 dockets, ranked by number of occurrences.
Matches are based on a search for the company name. Variations in the company name, such as acronyms, nicknames or alternate names may cause documents to be missed. The mention of a company name in a document may be incidental and does not necessarily indicate that the company has any relevance to the document. Company names that are common English words may erroneously match with text that is not referring to the company.
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Regulations and public comments can be downloaded in bulk here.
The tables show occurrences of "Royal Bank of Scotland" in public comments on proposed federal regulations.
Documents Submitted by the Organization
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Mentions in Document Text
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- Toggle 3 OCC Regulatory Capital Rules (Part III): Advanced Approaches Risk-based Capital Rules; Market Risk Capital Rule 2012
- Toggle 3 DOE This docket contains Federal Register Notices from the DOE FDMS Sandbox. 2011
- Toggle 3 OCC Regulatory Capital Rules (Part II): Standardized Approach for Risk-weighted Assets; Market Discipline and Disclosure Requirements 2012
- Toggle 3 OCC Regulatory Capital Rules (Part I): Regulatory Capital, Minimum Regulatory Capital Ratios, Capital Adequacy, Transition Provisions 2012
- Toggle 2 OCC Volcker Rule - Prohibition on Proprietary Trading and Certain Relationships with Hedge Funds and Private Equity Funds 2011
- Toggle 1 CFTC Swap Data Recordkeeping and Reporting Requirements: Pre-Enactment and Transition Swaps 2011
- Toggle 1 CFTC Procedures to Establish Appropriate Minimum Block Sizes for Large Notional Off-Facility Swaps and Block Trades 2012
- Toggle 1 BOEM Notice of Preparation of an Environmental Assessment (EA) for Cape Wind Associates, LLC (CWA) Construction and Operations Plan (COP) 2011
- Toggle 1 SEC Self-Regulatory Organizations; Proposed Rule Changes: NYSE Amex LLC 2011
- Toggle 1 CFPB Request for Information Regarding Credit Card Market 2012
Advisory Committees1 person on 1 committee
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Table shows employees of "Royal Bank of Scotland" that sat on federal advisory committees.
- Toggle Department of Homeland Security 1 person on 1 committee