Minimum capital requirements

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

04/16/19

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.

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Why are policymakers so afraid of the word 'deregulation'?

04/11/19

Regulators and lawmakers go to great lengths to avoid using the term for reforms in the Trump era, but its meaning is consistent with recent steps to revise and clarify the post-crisis regime.

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Regulators propose new steps to limit contagion of megabank failures

04/02/19

Under the plan, large banks would have to hold additional capital if they purchase another bank's "loss-absorbing" debt that is used to contain fallout from a collapse.

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GSE capital rule expected this summer: FHFA's Otting

03/28/19

The Federal Housing Finance Agency is planning on finalizing its proposed capital requirements for the government-sponsored enterprises this summer, the agency's acting director said Wednesday.

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Simpler capital rule for small banks proving hard to pull off

03/14/19

Community bankers and state regulators want the FDIC and other agencies to rethink their approach to a simplified capital ratio for smaller institutions.

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Fed votes against deploying big-bank capital buffer

03/06/19

The Federal Reserve voted Wednesday to keep the countercyclical capital buffer at its current level of zero, ending some speculation that the board could be looking at a possible increase.

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Fed curbs stress test requirement for most large banks

03/06/19

The central bank is limiting the use of its qualitative objection in this year’s stress tests, the agency announced Wednesday.

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Fed eyes interest on excess reserves changes for certain banks

03/06/19

The Federal Reserve said it wants to discourage banks from using returns on Fed account balances as a business model.

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Capital levels are just right, Powell tells House members

02/27/19

Addressing lawmakers for the second straight day, the Fed chairman defended his agency’s refinements to the post-crisis regime.

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Fed's Quarles lays out new vision for Financial Stability Board

02/11/19

The Federal Reserve’s top regulator, who assumed the chairmanship of the international board in November, said the FSB should explain the rationale behind its financial benchmarks while establishing new ones to combat emerging threats.

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