In This Issue:
- Bank Regulators Release Stress Test Guidance for Larger Firms
- FDIC Unveils Plan to Prevent Economic Harm from Big Bank Failures
- Regulator May Not Call for Tighter Regulations of Wall Street
- Regulators Issue Statement on Stress Tests for Smaller Banks
- Britain, EU End Impasse, Release Capital Rules for Banks
- New Limits on Mandatory Arbitration for Consumers Possible
- Small Banks Having Hard Time Paying Back TARP Money, Report Says
- Companies Could Suffer from "Too Big to Fail" Regulations
- Small Banks Unaffected by Battle Over Swipe Fees
- Excerpt from Bank Regulators Release Stress Test Guidance for Larger Firms:
Bank regulators from multiple agencies released guidance for firms with more than $10 billion in assets for self-testing their portfolios against adverse economic scenarios, emphasizing the role of “strong internal governance.” The guidance is separate from stress-testing requirements in the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act and the annual capital planning stress tests performed by the Fed.
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