In a letter to Federal Reserve Vice Chairman for Supervision Randal Quarles in late December, the American Bankers Association urged the Fed to issue an interim final rule providing relief from the 2019 stress testing cycle for smaller regional institutions (“Category IV banks”).
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In a bid to prevent what it calls “window-dressing,” a form of regulatory arbitrage around disclosure deadlines, the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision has proposed revisions to its disclosure framework for the Basel III leverage ratio.
The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision today issued updated Pillar 3 disclosure requirements reflecting the “Basel IV” capital framework released in December 2017.
With a powerful personal story and real-world banking experience, Jelena McWilliams is shaking up the FDIC.
The nation’s largest banks are strongly capitalized and are holding more liquid assets than they were in the leadup to the financial crisis, the Federal Reserve noted today in its inaugural report on financial stability.
In a long-awaited rulemaking, the FDIC today voted to propose that community banks with a leverage capital ratio of at least 9 percent may be automatically considered in compliance with Basel III capital requirements and exempt from the complex Basel calculations.
An estimated 80 percent of community banks will be exempt from complex risk-based capital under the yet-to-be-announced community bank leverage ratio, FDIC Chairman Jelena McWilliams said at a community banking symposium hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago today.
Testifying before the House Financial Services Committee today, Federal Reserve Vice Chairman for Supervision Randal Quarles noted that “the banking sector remains in strong condition… with lending growth, fewer nonperforming loans and strong overall profitability.”
The Federal Reserve on Friday released a report on its regulatory and supervisory activities for banking companies demonstrating the health and safety of the banking industry.
As the Federal Reserve works on finalizing its “stress capital buffer” proposal and makes continued refinements to the overall stress testing and capital planning regime, Vice Chairman for Supervision Randal Quarles today outlined several areas where the Fed governors are working to refine the process — many of which align with recommendations made by ABA.