Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Stress Tests

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation is a United States federal agency created in 1933 in response to widespread bank failures in the 1920s and early 1930s.  The FDIC's mission is to maintain... more +
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation is a United States federal agency created in 1933 in response to widespread bank failures in the 1920s and early 1930s.  The FDIC's mission is to maintain stability and consumer confidence in the United States banking system by insuring deposits, monitoring the health of financial institutions and managing receiverships.  less -
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Financial Services Bulletin: Action At Federal Agencies

Federal Agencies Issue Final Stress Test Guidance for Medium-Sized Firms - On Wednesday, March 5, 2014, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (the "Board"), the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (the...more

Prudential Regulators Finalize Midsize Bank Stress Test Guidance

On March 5, the Federal Reserve Board, the OCC, and the FDIC issued final guidance for stress tests conducted by banking institutions with more than $10 billion but less than $50 billion in total consolidated assets. Under...more

Final Guidance for Medium-Sized Firms on Dodd-Frank Stress Tests

On March 5, the Fed, the FDIC, and the OCC issued final guidance which describes supervisory expectations for stress tests to be conducted by financial companies with between $10 and $50 billion in total assets. The guidance...more

OCC, FRB and FDIC Issue Joint Stress Test Guidance for Medium-Sized Banking Firms

The OCC, FRB and FDIC (collectively, the “Agencies”) issued joint final guidance (the “Final Guidance”) concerning the Agencies’ key supervisory expectations regarding how medium-sized banking organizations--those with more...more

Are mid-sized banks stressed?

On March 5, 2014, the Federal Reserve, the FDIC and the Comptroller of the Currency issued a press release regarding their final guidance to medium-sized banks and financial companies for mandatory, annual stress tests....more

Prudential Regulators Release Stress Test Scenarios

On November 12, the FDIC released the economic scenarios that will be used by certain financial institutions with total consolidated assets of more than $10 billion for stress tests required under the Dodd-Frank Act. Each...more

FDIC Releases 2014 Stress Test Scenarios

On November 12, FDIC released the economic scenarios that will be used by financial institutions with total assets of more than $10 billion for stress tests required under the Dodd-Frank Act....more

Financial Services Bulletin: Action At The Fed, FDIC, And OCC

Agencies Propose Stress Test Guidance for Medium-sized Firms - On Tuesday, July 30, 2013, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (the “Fed”), the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (the “FDIC”), and...more

Prudential Regulators Propose Stress Test Guidance For Mid-Size Institutions

On July 30, the OCC, the FDIC, and the Federal Reserve Board proposed guidance for stress tests conducted by institutions with more than $10 billion but less than $50 billion in total consolidated assets....more

Agencies Seek Comment on Dodd-Frank Act Stress Test Guidance for “Medium-sized” Banking Firms

On July 30, three federal bank regulatory agencies, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (Agencies), sought comment...more

Joint Release on Stress-Test Guidance

On July 30, the FDIC, Fed and OCC released a request for comment on proposed guidance describing supervisory expectations for stress tests required by the Dodd-Frank Act to be conducted on medium-sized financial companies...more

Financial Services Bulletin: Action At The SEC, Fed, And FDIC

The SEC Proposed Money Market Fund Reforms - On Wednesday, June 5, 2013, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) voted unanimously to propose rules that would reform the way that certain money market funds...more

Who Is Too Big To Fail? FDIC Doesn’t Answer Question

James R. Wigand, Director, Office Of Complex Financial Institutions and Richard J. Osterman, Jr., Acting General Counsel, of the FDIC testified before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations; Committee on Financial...more

U.S. Regulators Issue Final Guidance on Leveraged Lending

On March 22, 2013, U.S. regulators, consisting of the Office of the Controller of the Currency (OCC), the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Federal Reserve) and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC...more

Credit Crunch Digest -- March 2013

This issue of the Credit Crunch Digest focuses on developments in antitrust-based Libor claims against major banks; the status of European Union investigations into Libor manipulation; developments in IndyMac-related...more

Banking Agencies Issue Guidance on Leveraged Lending

On March 21, federal bank regulatory agencies released updated supervisory guidance on leveraged lending, “which has been increasing since 2009 after declining during the financial crisis.” The guidance from the Federal...more

Financial Services Report -- Winter 2012

In This Issue: Bureau Report; Operations Report; Beltway Report; Arbitration Report; Mortgage Report; Privacy Report; Preemption Report; and Plastics Report. Excerpt from the Bureau Report: World’s Most...more

Federal Reserve, FDIC and OCC Issue Stress Test Requirements

On November 15, the Federal Reserve Board, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (the Agencies) released interim guidance that describes how the Agencies will develop and...more

Financial Services Bulletin: Action at Federal Agencies

In This Alert: - Federal Agencies Provide Guidance on Regulatory Capital Rulemakings - CFTC Proposes Customer Protection Rules - CFTC Approves Appeal of Court Decision on Position Limits Rule - Federal Agencies...more

Federal Banking Regulators Launch Next Round of Stress Testing

On November 15, the Federal Reserve Board, the OCC, and the FDIC released the macroeconomic and financial market scenarios to be used in annual stress tests conducted by covered institutions pursuant to rules the regulators...more

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