federal banking agencies

Agencies Issue a Final Rule to Strengthen Resilience of Large Banks


On October 20, the federal bank regulatory agencies finalized the net stable funding ratio rule, which requires large banks to maintain a minimum level of stable funding relative to each institution’s assets, derivatives, and commitments over a one-year period. The rule aims to strengthen the resilience of large banks and their ability to lend across economic conditions. Release.

Federal Banking Agencies Issue Statement Regarding the Impact of the Act


On July 6, 2018, the Federal Reserve Board, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and the Office of the Comptroller issued a joint statement describing the rules and related reporting requirements that are affected by the enactment of the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act (the “Act“). The federal banking agencies provide their interim positions on the applicability of the Act until their respective regulations are amended to incorporate the Act’s changes. Release.

Federal Banking Agencies Finalize Extension of Certain Capital Rule Transitions


On November 21, 2017, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency “finalized a rule for certain banking organizations by extending the existing capital requirements for mortgage servicing assets and certain other items.”  These changes will be put into effect on January 1, 2018. FDIC Release. Federal Reserve Release. OCC release.

Policy Statement on Funding and Liquidity Risk

On March 17, the federal banking agencies, in conjunction with the Conference of State Bank Supervisors, released a policy statement on their expectations for sound funding and liquidity risk management practices.  The statement will be effective 60 days from the date of publication in the Federal Register.  Release.  Policy Statement.