Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell told House lawmakers today that the U.S. financial system is “strong, and has been materially strengthened since the financial crisis.”
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Since the financial crisis, large bank holding companies have seen notable declines in key risk factors, with several risk indicators near or below pre-crisis levels, according to researchers at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
ABA on Friday submitted feedback to the federal regulatory agencies on a recent proposal to tailor prudential regulations for foreign banking organizations.
With leveraged lending-related risk on regulators’ minds — and on the agenda of the House Financial Services Committee tomorrow — the ABA Banking Journal Podcast discusses the issue with ABA Senior Economist Curtis Dubay.
Federal Reserve Vice Chairman for Supervision Randal Quarles today defended the agency’s decision to hold the countercyclical capital buffer for banking organizations using the Basel III advanced approaches at zero percent for the third year in a row, noting that financial vulnerabilities remain within their normal range.
Prominent on the Financial Stability Board’s 2019 agenda are the role of big technology firms in financial services and the growth of shadow banking, Federal Reserve Vice Chairman for Supervision Randal Quarles said in a speech in Germany today.
The Federal Reserve today issued a proposed rule that would make changes to its framework for company-run stress tests to conform with Section 401 of the S. 2155 regulatory reform law.
Exposure to rising corporate debt — including bonds and loans — was among several key risk themes identified by the OCC in its semiannual risk report released today.
The Federal Reserve today finalized a new supervisory rating scale for large bank holding companies to better harmonize the ratings system with its existing supervisory program.
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.