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As the Basel, Switzerland-based Financial Stability Board begins the process of evaluating whether post-financial crisis regulatory efforts are reducing the systemic and moral hazard risks associated with systemically important banks, ABA said “that the prospect of TBTF with regard to banking organizations has been addressed in the United States by these regulatory actions and the banking industry’s concomitant efforts.”


As part of their efforts to mitigate financial stability risks associated with connections among the largest banks, the federal banking agencies today proposed a rule that would discourage the largest banks from purchasing large amounts of total loss-absorbing capacity debt issued by other large banks.


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.

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