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Quarles Outlines Changes to Expect in Stress Testing Framework

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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ABA Supports Fed Proposal to Reform CCAR Program

ABA today submitted a comment letter supporting the Federal Reserve’s latest -- and perhaps most significant to date -- proposed reforms to the CCAR stress test program applicable to bank holding companies above $50 billion.

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Large Banks Clear Fed Stress Tests

The largest U.S. banks collectively showed that they can withstand a severe economic downturn and continued to improve their capital positions, according to the results of Dodd-Frank Act-mandated stress tests the Federal Reserve released yesterday. 

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