Tag Archives: regulatory capital

Hensarling’s Choice Act Includes Key ABA Priorities

House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-Texas) today released the latest legislative text of his Financial Choice Act, a 600-page bill aimed at rolling back and reforming parts of the Dodd-Frank Act’s extensive supervisory regime, as well as providing regulatory relief for banks of all sizes.

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ABA Urges Treasury, Regulators to Fix Capital Rule Problems

As part of the banking industry’s continuing response to President Trump’s executive order outlining “core principles” for financial regulation, ABA provided recommendations to the Treasury Department today on areas where the bank capital framework can be improved.

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Hensarling: Choice Act to ‘Remove Bureaucrats from the Boardroom’

If passed, the Financial Choice Act will serve as a “deregulatory life preserver” for community banking institutions, said the bill’s architect, House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-Texas), in remarks at the American Bankers Association’s Government Relations Summit this morning.

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Toomey: Time to Rethink CCAR

In a letter yesterday to Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, Sen. Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) called for the Fed to do away with its Comprehensive Capital Analysis Review process for banks with $10 billion or more in assets.

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NCUA Issues Alternate Capital Proposal for CUs

The National Credit Union Administration today published an advanced notice of proposed rulemaking to expand the types of investment capital that federally insured credit unions could use to meet certain regulatory requirements.

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Fed, OCC Release 2017 Stress Test Scenarios

The Federal Reserve today released the three economic and financial market scenarios that it will use in the next round of the Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review process for 34 of the nation’s largest financial institutions, including one participating in CCAR for the first time.

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