Tag Archives: liquidity

Quarles Lays Out Opportunities for Further Regulatory Tailoring

Testifying before the House Financial Services Committee this morning, Federal Reserve Vice Chairman for Supervision Randal Quarles outlined several ways in which the Fed has already or is in the process of tailoring the post-crisis regulatory framework to promote efficiency, transparency and simplicity.

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ABA to Fed: Unnecessary to Finalize Basel NSFR

The goals of the Basel III Net Stable Funding Ratio, a long-term liquidity measurement, have already been met by the U.S. financial system, and the federal banking agencies would see no benefit by finalizing the NSFR rule, ABA President and CEO Rob Nichols wrote in a letter today to Federal Reserve Vice Chairman for Supervision Randal Quarles.

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House Passes ABA-Backed Liquidity Bill

The House today passed H.R. 1624, a bipartisan, ABA-backed bill that would expand banks’ ability to count municipal securities as high-quality liquid assets under the Liquidity Coverage Ratio.

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