Tag Archives: regulatory capital

Fed Nominee Quarles ‘Fully Supports’ Tailored Regulation

During his confirmation hearing today, Randal Quarles -- President Trump’s nominee to serve as Federal Reserve vice chairman for supervision -- endorsed the concept of tailored supervision that ABA has done much to work into the policy conversation over the past several years.

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Yellen Opens Door to Reforms of Enhanced Leverage Ratio

Testifying before the Senate Banking Committee today, Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen acknowledged that aspects of the agency’s enhanced supplementary leverage ratio “may be having unintended adverse consequences” and said the Fed is looking into changes.

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Bipartisan Group of Lawmakers Calls for Better Exam Coordination

In a letter to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin yesterday, a group of bipartisan lawmakers urged Treasury to prioritize policy changes that would increase coordination between regulatory agencies conducting bank examinations to help reduce the compliance burden on financial institutions.

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Fed Gov. Powell Highlights Focal Points for Reg Reform

Noting the progress made over the last several years to improve the strength and resiliency of the U.S. financial system, Federal Reserve Governor Jerome Powell today pointed to several key areas that the Fed is currently focusing on for regulatory reform.

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Yellen Signals Greater Transparency in Stress Tests

In a letter to Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-Mo.) last week, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said that the Fed will provide banks with more details on the stress testing process in response to calls from lawmakers and others -- including ABA -- for greater transparency.

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