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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Financial regulators will issue by year-end their proposal exempting highly capitalized community banks from the Basel III capital calculations, as directed by S. 2155, FDIC Chairman Jelena McWilliams told members of the Senate Banking Committee today.
In an American Banker op-ed today, ABA EVP Wayne Abernathy and VP Hugh Carney explain why it’s time for regulators to assess and calibrate capital requirements for banks of all sizes.
In a letter to Federal Reserve Vice Chairman for Supervision Randal Quarles today, six Republican senators called on the Fed to more closely tailor regulations for banks with more than $100 billion in assets.
Thanks to a joint statement by the federal banking agencies today, the Dodd-Frank Act-mandated company-run stress tests have been ended for banks, as well as bank holding companies, with less than $100 billion in assets.
The Federal Reserve today approved the capital plans of 34 large banks participating in the Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review.
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.
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.
In a landmark moment for post-crisis banking policy, the House today passed S. 2155, the Senate’s bipartisan regulatory reform bill.
The Federal Reserve today issued a proposal that would seek to more closely align the Fed’s forward-looking stress testing results with its non-stress capital requirements for banks with $50 billion or more in assets by basing capital requirements on stress test performance.