Browsing: Basel III


The Federal Reserve today finalized a rule offering examples of how the Basel III requirements for common equity tier 1 capital would be satisfied by bank holding companies not organized as stock corporations, such as limited liability companies and partnerships.

Community Banking

In remarks at yesterday’s Economic Growth and Regulatory Paperwork Reduction Act outreach meeting in Arlington, Va., Federal Reserve Governor Daniel Tarullo pointed to the possibility of changing the Basel III capital calculations and reporting to minimize the burden on highly-capitalized community banks — as ABA has long advocated.

Community Banking

Federal Reserve Governor Lael Brainard at an EGRPRA outreach meeting today listed several areas that she believes “hold the greatest promise to reduce undue regulatory burden.” Many areas mentioned correspond to items on ABA’s Agenda for America’s Hometown Banks. For example, Brainard noted that the Fed is exploring options for allowing smaller banks to achieve


Frank Keating discusses top banking issues—from regulatory relief and cybersecurity to de novos and the future of the mutual charter—with Comptroller of the Currency Thomas Curry.

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