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.
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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.
In remarks at ABA’s Summer Leadership Meeting in Salt Lake City today, Federal Reserve Vice Chairman for Supervision Randal Quarles signaled that the Fed would act sooner than required by S. 2155 to tailor prudential standards for banks between $100 billion and $250 billion in assets.
The Federal Reserve Board today approved a final rule limiting the amount of credit exposure that the nation’s largest banks can have to each other and to other counterparties.
In a comment letter today, ABA expressed support for a proposal by the Federal Reserve and the OCC that would tailor the enhanced supplementary leverage ratio that applies to the eight global systemically important banks.
In a comment letter to the Federal Reserve today, the American Bankers Association raised concerns about the Federal Reserve’s proposed supervisory rating scale for large bank holding companies with more than $50 billion in assets.