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Agencies Propose Simplification Of Capital Rules For Community Banks
On November 21, 2018, the federal banking agencies issued a proposal to simplify the regulatory capital requirements for qualifying community banking organizations, generally those with less than $10 billion in assets.
United States
6 Dec 2018
Agencies Propose A More Tiered Approach To Large Bank Supervision
On October 31, 2018, the federal banking agencies released two separate proposals that, if adopted, would create a more consistent tiered approach to large bank supervision ...
United States
26 Nov 2018
Federal Banking Agencies Propose New Approach To Capital Treatment For Acquisition, Development, And Construction Loans
Of keen interest to many banks will be the proposal to modify the approach to the capital treatment of acquisition, development, and construction ("ADC") loans characterized under....
United States
5 Oct 2017
Federal Reserve Board Announces Procedures To Request An Extended Transition Period To Conform Illiquid Funds To The Volcker Rule
On December 9, 2016, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System issued SR 16-18, "Procedures for a Banking Entity to Request an Extended Transition Period for Illiquid Funds" ("SR 16-18").
United States
21 Dec 2016
Federal Reserve Proposes Revisions To Form FR Y-7Q To Incorporate Capital Adequacy Standard Reporting Requirements For Foreign Banking Organizations With More Than $50 Billion In Total Consolidated Assets
The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System proposed a revision to Form FR Y-7Q to incorporate the capital adequacy standard reporting requirements for foreign banking organizations in Subparts N and O of Regulation YY.
United States
18 Apr 2016
Federal Reserve Issues Guidance On Implementation Plans And Other Enhanced Prudential Standards For Foreign Banking Organizations
The Federal Reserve Board published responses to FAQs relating to enhanced prudential standards under Section 165 of the Dodd-Frank Act and Regulation YY.
United States
10 Jul 2014
Supervised Securities Holding Companies: Federal Reserve Finalizes Regulation OO
Today, June 4, 2012, the Federal Reserve Board (the "Board") published new Regulation OO for companies that control U.S. registered brokers or dealers to register with the Board as supervised securities holding companies ("SSHCs").
United States
8 Jun 2012
Enhanced Prudential Standards: The Federal Reserve’s Proposal
Shortly before year-end, the Federal Reserve Board ("FRB") proposed several rules to manage systemic risks presented by bank holding companies with consolidated assets of $50 billion or more and by nonbank financial institutions that are designated as systemically important by the Financial Stability Oversight Council ("FSOC").
United States
25 Jan 2012
Thrift Institutions After Dodd-Frank: The New Regulatory Framework
On July 21, 2011, thrift institutions entered a new regulatory structure, with the transfer of regulatory responsibility for these institutions from the Office of Thrift Supervision ("OTS") to the other federal banking agencies and with other changes under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act ("Dodd-Frank" or the "Act").
United States
13 Dec 2011
Americanwest Bancorporation: How A Section 363 Sale In Bankruptcy Provides A Viable Recapitalization Option For Troubled Banks
Representing Morrison & Foerster LLP’s Bankruptcy & Restructuring, Bank Regulatory, and M&A groups, Henry M. Fields, G. Larry Engel, Kenneth E. Kohler, Alexandra Steinberg Barrage, and associates Vincent J. Novak, Jonathan Keen, Kristin A. Hiensch, and Dina Kushner pioneered the use of section 363 of the Bankruptcy Code to effectuate the recapitalization of a bank and its sale to a private equity-backed buyer.
United States
3 Feb 2011
Financial Stability Oversight Council Seeks Public Comments and Input for Volcker Rule Study and Recommendations
On Friday, October 1, 2010, the Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC) held its inaugural meeting at the U.S. Treasury Department in Washington, D.C.
United States
7 Oct 2010
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