Tag Archives: regulatory capital

Fed Gov. Powell Highlights Focal Points for Reg Reform

Noting the progress made over the last several years to improve the strength and resiliency of the U.S. financial system, Federal Reserve Governor Jerome Powell today pointed to several key areas that the Fed is currently focusing on for regulatory reform.

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Yellen Signals Greater Transparency in Stress Tests

In a letter to Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-Mo.) last week, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said that the Fed will provide banks with more details on the stress testing process in response to calls from lawmakers and others -- including ABA -- for greater transparency.

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ABA, OCC File Briefs in Missouri Mutual M&A Litigation

ABA and the Missouri Bankers Association have filed a friend-of-the-court brief in a Missouri case in which two mutual thrift depositors claim that they are entitled to a distribution of their thrift’s capital at the time the bank merged into another institution.

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Agencies Publish FAQs on Resolution Planning

The Federal Reserve and the FDIC today published the answers to frequently asked questions about guidance issued last year on the resolution plans that the nation’s eight largest banks are required to submit detailing how they would be wound down in the event of bankruptcy. The FAQs address capital and liquidity requirements and forecasting, governance mechanisms, management of critical third-party ...

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House Republicans Press Yellen on CCAR Transparency, Efficiency

A group of House Republicans led by Reps. Blaine Luetkemeyer (Mo.) and Keith Rothfus (Pa.) today wrote to Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen urging her to take action to increase the transparency and efficiency of the Fed’s Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review process for bank holding companies with more than $50 billion in assets, including removing the qualitative assessment process for all CCAR banks.

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