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Agencies Propose Simplification Of Capital Rules For Community Banks
On November 21, 2018, the federal banking agencies issued a proposal to simplify the regulatory capital requirements for qualifying community banking organizations, generally those with less than $10 billion in assets.
United States
6 Dec 2018
Agencies Propose A More Tiered Approach To Large Bank Supervision
On October 31, 2018, the federal banking agencies released two separate proposals that, if adopted, would create a more consistent tiered approach to large bank supervision ...
United States
26 Nov 2018
Federal Reserve Board Issues Final Rules Imposing Restrictions On Qualified Financial Contracts Of Global Systemically Important Banking Organizations
On September 12, 2017, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (the "Board") published in the Federal Register final rules (the "Final Rules") intended to reduce the potential risks...
United States
9 Oct 2017
Federal Banking Agencies Propose New Approach To Capital Treatment For Acquisition, Development, And Construction Loans
Of keen interest to many banks will be the proposal to modify the approach to the capital treatment of acquisition, development, and construction ("ADC") loans characterized under....
United States
5 Oct 2017
Faster Payments Task Force Sets Goals And Recommendations For Faster Payments By 2020
On July 21, 2017 the Federal Reserve's Faster Payments Task Force released the Faster Payments Task Force Final Report Part Two.
United States
10 Aug 2017
A Closer Look At The Final TLAC Rule's Requirements For IHCs
On December 15, 2016, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (the "Federal Reserve") issued final rules requiring global systemically important banks ("G-SIBs") in the United States...
United States
4 Jan 2017
TLAC's Back! Sifting Through The Federal Reserve's Final TLAC Rule
The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System issued its final rules regarding total loss absorbing capacity requirements for global systemically important banks in the United States.
United States
23 Dec 2016
Federal Reserve Board Announces Procedures To Request An Extended Transition Period To Conform Illiquid Funds To The Volcker Rule
On December 9, 2016, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System issued SR 16-18, "Procedures for a Banking Entity to Request an Extended Transition Period for Illiquid Funds" ("SR 16-18").
United States
21 Dec 2016
Shaping MREL For European (And Non-European) Banks
The European Commission ("Commission"), on 23 November 2016, released its legislative proposals to amend the EU's Bank Recovery and Resolution Directive ("BRRD")...
European Union
19 Dec 2016
New EU Banking Legislation Reforms
On 23rd November 2016, the European Commission released a package of banking legislation reforms.
European Union
28 Nov 2016
SEC Approves New Liquidity Risk Management Rules; Swing Pricing Rules
The SEC today unanimously approved "transformational" new rules requiring liquidity risk management programs.
United States
20 Oct 2016
H.R. 5983—Act As Introduced—Title I
U.S. Congressman Jeb Hensarling, Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, has set the stage for the consideration of regulatory reform and burden reduction with the introduction of H.R. 5983.
United States
14 Sep 2016
FDIC Releases Proposed Third-Party Lending Guidance
On July 29, 2016, the board of directors of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) released a proposal regarding third-party lending guidance...
United States
16 Aug 2016
Structured Thoughts: News For The Financial Services Community, Volume 7, Issue 7
As readers of this publication know, in order to address the expected new U.S. regulatory capital requirements, a number of U.S. bank holding companies have been creating new finance company subsidiaries.
United States
12 Jul 2016
Is The End In Sight? FDIC Proposes The Net Stable Funding Ratio ("NSFR"): Liquidity Risk Measurement Standards And Disclosure Requirements
The Proposed Rule aims to promote the stability of banking organizations covered by the Proposed Rule and across the U.S. financial sector...
United States
29 Apr 2016
Federal Reserve Proposes Revisions To Form FR Y-7Q To Incorporate Capital Adequacy Standard Reporting Requirements For Foreign Banking Organizations With More Than $50 Billion In Total Consolidated Assets
The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System proposed a revision to Form FR Y-7Q to incorporate the capital adequacy standard reporting requirements for foreign banking organizations in Subparts N and O of Regulation YY.
United States
18 Apr 2016
Half-Hearted Relief For Munis: The Fed Adopts A Final Rule To Include Certain Municipal Securities As HQLAs Under The LCR Rule
On March 31, 2016, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System adopted a final rule to amend the Federal Reserve's Liquidity Coverage...
United States
14 Apr 2016
BRRD - The UK's Approach To MREL
The Bank of England ("BoE") recently published a consultation paper ("Consultation"), detailing its approach to setting a minimum requirement for own funds and eligible liabilities ("MREL") to be maintained by UK banks...
11 Jan 2016
Bubble, Bubble Toil And Trouble: The Fed Breathes Life Into The Countercyclical Capital Buffer
Widespread problems in the banking system are often associated with sharp declines in asset prices, or the economy more broadly.
United States
5 Jan 2016
Resolution Of GSIBs – FSB Final TLAC Principles
For each bank labelled by the FSB as a G-SIB, the FSB principles establish minimum levels of loss-absorbing capital that must be held as a percentage of its risk-weighted assets (RWA).
16 Nov 2015
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