ABA today responded to the Federal Housing Finance Agency’s request for comments on the credit risk transfer mechanisms being developed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
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The OCC today released its bank supervision operating plan for fiscal year 2017, identifying what each of the agency’s supervisory operating units will focus on for the new federal fiscal year starting on Oct. 1.
In a comment letter today to the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, ABA expressed concerns about the committee’s proposals to revise its methodology for the standardized approach to credit risk and to impose constraints on risk-weighted asset calculations in the internal ratings-based approaches to credit risk based on the risk weights of the standardized approach.
Credit risk in large, syndicated loans of more than $20 million remains high for this phase of an economic expansion, according to the interagency Shared National Credits Review released today.
Threats to U.S. financial stability remained within a medium range but edged higher with the United Kingdom’s referendum calling for an exit from the European Union, the Treasury Department’s Office of Financial Research reported today.
The OCC is focusing on credit risk and strategic risk as the top risk priorities in its supervision of community and midsize banks, according to the agency’s Semiannual Risk Perspective report released today.
Alternative approaches to the use of credit ratingS, as mandated by Dodd-Frank, pose challenges for regulators and could give rise to new types of services that are similar to rating agencies but subject to less stringent regulation, the Office of Financial Research reported on Thursday.
Top experts identify what risk managers should focus on this year.
In a comment letter to the federal regulatory agencies last week, ABA expressed concerns over the wholesale adoption of the Basel Committee’s revised standardized approach to credit risk, which would apply to large, internationally active banking organizations.