Tag Archives: regulatory capital

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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Crapo, Tester Call for Simplified Capital, Reporting Requirements

In a letter to Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen yesterday, Sens. Mike Crapo (R- Idaho) and Jon Tester (D-Mont.) called for regulators to provide simpler capital rules and reporting requirements for community banks through the Economic Growth and Regulatory Paperwork Reductions Act process, a decennial review now winding down.

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ABA Suggests Improvements for Basel Operational Risk Capital Calculation

In its response to the Basel committee’s consultative document on a standardized measurement approach for calculating operational risk capital, ABA today supported the replacement of the existing internal models-based advanced measurement approach with a simpler, standardized calculation of operational risk capital that does not appreciably increase overall capital requirements.

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