Federal Reserve Vice Chair for Supervision Michael Barr previewed potential changes that could come out of a “holistic review” of bank capital standards that the agencies are currently undertaking.
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The current environment of swiftly rising interest rates, combined with tighter financial conditions, greater market volatility and slowing global growth “could test many of the long-standing and growing vulnerabilities in the global financial system,” the Financial Stability Board said.
Regulatory capital, together with other risk metrics, is a better assessment than tangible-based capital measures when assessing bank conditions.
After spending more than a quarter century in de novo commercial banks, Dave Hanrahan made a career move to a mutual savings bank, and he hasn’t looked back.
The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision today issued its second consultation on the regulatory treatment of digital assets, including cryptocurrencies.
Large banks continued to maintain strong capital levels under a hypothetical severe global recession and substantial stress in commercial real estate and corporate debt markets, according to the results of Dodd-Frank Act-mandated stress tests, the Federal Reserve said yesterday.
Testifying before the Senate Banking Committee, Michael Barr—President Biden’s nominee to serve as Federal Reserve vice chairman for supervision—said that the “Fed’s authorities are quite limited [and] narrow” with regard to accelerating the transition to a lower carbon economy.
The American Bankers Association and several trade groups sent a joint letter to Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen, once again urging the agency to revise its regulatory treatment of Emergency Capital Investment Program investments.
The American Bankers Association and the Bank Policy Institute filed a comment letter on two proposals issued recently by the Securities and Exchange Commission concerning insider trading and share repurchase disclosure modernization.
A bipartisan, ABA-advocated bill to address “tough legacy” Libor contracts is included in the omnibus spending bill that Congress is expected to pass in the coming days, Sen. Jon Tester (D-Mont.) said at the ABA Washington Summit today.