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IBFed: Basel Must Not Rush to Revise Capital Standards

As the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision continues work on a new round of capital standards -- an effort often described as “Basel IV” -- the International Banking Federation today cautioned Basel and the Group of 20 advanced economies to keep focused on economic growth and avoid major regulatory changes that could dampen it.

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GAO Report Finds Flaws in Fed’s Stress Test Frameworks

Inadequate transparency, flaws in scenario design and model risk management issues surrounding the Federal Reserve’s Dodd-Frank Act Stress Test and Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review programs could be limiting their overall effectiveness, according to a report released today by the Government Accountability Office.

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Yellen: Agencies Exploring Ways to Reduce Capital, Appraisal Burdens

As part of its response to the recently concluded Economic Growth and Regulatory Paperwork Reduction Act review process, the federal banking agencies are looking to reduce burdens of appraisal requirements and to simplify regulatory capital rules for community banks, Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen told the House Financial Services Committee today.

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