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Key Features of 2014 EU Bank Stress Tests

The European Banking Authority (EBA) has announced key components of the forthcoming 2014 EU stress test that will be conducted on a sample of 124 EU banks covering at least 50% of the national banking sector in each EU Member State.  According to the EBA, the EU stress test aims at ensuring consistency and comparability of the outcomes across all sample banks based on common methodologies, scenarios and disclosures.

Key Features of the 2014 EU Bank Stress Test:  According to the EBA, the 2014 EU stress test will include the following key features:

Capital Thresholds:  A Common Equity Tier 1 (CET1) risk-based capital ratio of 8% will be the capital hurdle rate for the baseline scenario and a CET1 risk-based capital ratio of 5.5% will be the capital hurdle rate for the adverse scenario.  …  Read More

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Davis Polk Hosts Webcast Series on U.S. Basel III Final Rule

On July 24, 2013, Davis Polk lawyers Luigi L. De Ghenghi and Andrew S. Fei hosted a series of interactive webcasts on the U.S. Basel III final rule. In three separate sessions, the webcasts discussed key aspects of U.S. Basel III for community banks, regional banks, and foreign banking organizations with significant U.S. operations.
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