Tag Archives: Basel III

Regulators Support Basel Guidance on External Audits for Largest Banks

The FDIC, OCC and Federal Reserve today issued a joint advisory supporting the Basel Committee’s March 2014 external audit guidance for large, internationally active banks and offering recommendations for addressing the differences between U.S. standards and practices and those specified by the Basel guidance.

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Fed Finalizes Capital Criteria for Non-Stock BHCs

The Federal Reserve today finalized a rule offering examples of how the Basel III requirements for common equity tier 1 capital would be satisfied by bank holding companies not organized as stock corporations, such as limited liability companies and partnerships.

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Tarullo Hints at Basel III Relief for Smaller Banks

In remarks at yesterday’s Economic Growth and Regulatory Paperwork Reduction Act outreach meeting in Arlington, Va., Federal Reserve Governor Daniel Tarullo pointed to the possibility of changing the Basel III capital calculations and reporting to minimize the burden on highly-capitalized community banks -- as ABA has long advocated.

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