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Leveraged loans take center stage in upcoming stress tests

02/11/20

Regulators are alarmed about banks' rising exposure to high-risk corporate credits and want more data on how they would perform in a recession.

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House lawmakers press Powell on CRA, climate change, stress tests

02/11/20

Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell reaffirmed his agency’s skepticism of a Community Reinvestment Act plan proposed by other regulators, and said the Fed has an important role to ensure banks “are resilient against the longer-term risks from climate change.”

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Fed releases scenarios for 2020 stress testing cycle

02/06/20

The Federal Reserve on Thursday released the 2020 stress testing scenarios that it will use to evaluate the safety and soundness of 34 banks with more than $100 billion of total assets.

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Wells paying up to recruit brokers; Will JPM’s stock buybacks slow?

02/03/20

The bank is offering big bonuses to hire new financial advisors; recent share repurchases have raised the cost of future rebuys.

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Will climate change spur crisis?; OCC, FDIC go it alone on CRA overhaul

01/23/20

Bank for International Settlements report says central banks don't have tools to handle climate change; banks could face different CRA rules.

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Warren presses big-bank CEOs on climate change policies

01/22/20

The Massachusetts senator and presidential contender sent a letter to eight of the biggest U.S. banks asking about how they assess climate-related risks to assets and how they plan to mitigate social and economic fallout.

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Fed's Quarles details his ideal approach to bank supervision

01/17/20

The central bank’s top regulatory official laid out a comprehensive set of proposals to update how the agency supervises banks — particularly large institutions — with an eye toward improving transparency.

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Will Fed's simpler capital regime be ready before next stress tests?

01/16/20

The central bank is aiming to finish a rule creating a streamlined capital buffer ahead of the upcoming round of stress testing, but industry experts say that timeline may be too ambitious.

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Fed could write a new chapter on bank supervision in 2020

12/25/19

With adjustments to the post-crisis regulatory framework now complete, the Federal Reserve may begin the decade year with a focus on supervisory and examination processes.

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U.K. banks to undergo stress tests for climate change

12/18/19

The Bank of England will examine banks' and insurers' exposure to global warming and risks associated with any transition to a lower-carbon economy.

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