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As part of their efforts to mitigate financial stability risks associated with connections among the largest banks, the federal banking agencies today proposed a rule that would discourage the largest banks from purchasing large amounts of total loss-absorbing capacity debt issued by other large banks.

Policy

While noting that it appreciates the bank regulators’ intent in their recent proposal to raise the thresholds at which bank directors or other management officials are prohibited from serving at more than one depository institution or holding company—and expressing support for an inflation-indexed increase in the thresholds—ABA today cautioned against an arbitrary asset threshold for defining a community bank.

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