Tag Archives: regulatory capital

Study: Community Banks Persist in Mortgage Servicing

Community financial institutions have expanded their share of the mortgage servicing market since 2008, even as new servicing rules and the Basel III capital treatment of mortgage service rights have made servicing home loans more expensive, according to a study released yesterday by the Government Accountability Office.

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Fed Approves U.S. Banks’ Capital Plans

The Federal Reserve today approved the capital plans of 30 out of 33 large banks participating in the Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review. Only two banks -- both foreign -- saw their plans rejected, while one U.S. bank won a conditional “non-objection.”

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Large Banks Improve Dodd-Frank Stress Test Results

The largest U.S. banks collectively showed that they can withstand a severe economic downturn and continued to improve their capital positions, according to the results of Dodd-Frank Act-mandated stress tests the Federal Reserve released today.

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ABA Calls for Simplified Capital, Liquidity Standards

Testifying before the Senate Banking Committee today, ABA EVP Wayne Abernathy made the case for reducing the complexity of capital and liquidity rules, which he said would not only enhance bank supervision and management, but benefit bank customers.

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