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Federal Reserve Announces Results of 2013 Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review (CCAR)

Today, the Federal Reserve announced the results of the 2013 Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review (CCAR), including summaries of the Federal Reserve’s CCAR post-stress capital analysis for each of the 18 large U.S. bank holding companies (BHCs) that participated in the 2013 CCAR.

Of the 18 BHCs that participated in the 2013 CCAR, 14 received approvals from the Federal Reserve for their capital plans, two received conditional approvals while two received objections.  The Federal Reserve may object to a capital plan on quantitative or qualitative grounds.  …  Read More

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Federal Reserve Publishes Results of Dodd-Frank Supervisory Stress Tests

Today, the Federal Reserve published summary results of Dodd-Frank supervisory stress tests for 18 large U.S. bank holding companies (BHCs).  The summary results include the Federal Reserve’s projections of revenues, expenses, losses and the post-stress capital ratios for each of the 18 BHCs under a hypothetical, severely adverse macroeconomic and financial market scenario developed by the Federal Reserve.

Hypothetical Stress Scenario:  The Federal Reserve’s severely adverse stress scenario features a deep recession in the United States, Europe and Japan, significant declines in asset prices and increases in risk premia and a marked economic slowdown in developing Asia.  …  Read More

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Federal Reserve Announces Release Dates for Results of Dodd-Frank Supervisory Stress Tests and Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review (CCAR)

Today, the Federal Reserve announced that results of the Dodd-Frank supervisory stress tests conducted by the Federal Reserve of 18 large bank holding companies (BHCs) will be released on Thursday, March 7 at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time.  The Federal Reserve also announced that results of the 2013 Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review (CCAR) will be released on Thursday, March 14 at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time.

Background on Dodd-Frank Supervisory Stress Tests:  The Dodd-Frank Act requires the Federal Reserve to conduct an annual supervisory stress test of U.S.…  Read More

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Dodd-Frank Enhanced Prudential Standards for Foreign Banking Organizations

The Federal Reserve has proposed a tiered approach for applying U.S. capital, liquidity and other Dodd-Frank enhanced prudential standards to the U.S. operations of foreign banking organizations with total global assets of $50 billion or more (“Large FBOs”). Most Large FBOs would have to create a separately capitalized top-tier U.S. intermediate holding company (“IHC”) that would hold all U.S. bank and nonbank subsidiaries. The IHC would be subject to U.S. capital, liquidity and other enhanced prudential standards on a consolidated basis.…  Read More

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Governor Tarullo Foreshadows Proposal to Ring-Fence Large U.S. Operations of Foreign Banks

In an unprecedented and provocative speech, Federal Reserve Governor Daniel K. Tarullo foreshadowed a proposal from the Federal Reserve Board that could fundamentally change the way foreign banks are regulated in the United States. As previewed, the proposal would require foreign banks with large operations in the U.S. to create a separately capitalized top-tier U.S. intermediate holding company (“IHC”) that would sit on top of all U.S. bank and nonbank subsidiaries. The IHC would be required independently to meet all U.S.…  Read More

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