Living wills

FDIC board backs reg relief proposals for foreign banks, living wills


Following the Federal Reserve Board, the FDIC signed off on proposed measures to ease resolution planning requirements and tailor supervisory standards for foreign banking companies operating in the U.S.


Will reg relief plan bring back failure-related risks?


Despite consensus that regulators should ease so-called “living will” requirements by some degree, critics charge that a proposal by the Fed and FDIC could undo gains in making large banks easier to resolve.


SEC chief warns on leveraged loans; Wells’ woes continue


Clayton is the latest to raise concerns about bank loans to highly indebted companies; Wells Fargo’s performance took a hit with its reputation.


Fed opens reg relief tent to foreign banks


The Federal Reserve Board unveiled a host of proposed changes to tailor U.S. supervision of foreign firms, as well as a proposal easing “living will” requirements for both domestic and overseas banks.


Fed to weigh changes to resolution plans, foreign bank requirements


The central bank will hold an open meeting April 8 to consider revisions to "living will" standards and the tailoring of rules for overseas banks.


Outlook 2019: Can regulators finish what they started?


From stress tests to tailoring the Dodd-Frank Act to the Volcker Rule, the banking agencies have a number of important proposals to finalize in the coming year. But there are several potential obstacles that could throw those plans off track.


Regulators find shortcomings in foreign banks' living wills


The Fed and FDIC found fault with resolution plans filed by four of the largest foreign lenders, though none of the shortcomings were severe enough to warrant rejecting the "living wills."


Living wills approved for four foreign banks; Wells looks overseas


Regulators give OK, but find “shortcomings” that need to be addressed; Labor Department says the bank is laying off U.S. workers while hiring overseas.


Former FDIC analyst found guilty of stealing living will data


A former senior staffer at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. was found guilty of embezzling confidential information about banks from the agency before she left her post, and could face up to 20 years in prison.


The border wall fight is killing chances of year-end banking reforms


As Congress moves closer to its Dec. 21 deadline to keep the government funded, the outlook for more financial services regulatory relief continues to worsen.