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FRB Releases Results of 2014 Stress Tests

The FRB released the summary results of the 2014 annual stress tests conducted by large financial institutions pursuant to the Dodd-Frank Act. 30 banking organizations participated in the 2014 stress tests. The financial...more

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

Orrick's Financial Industry Week In Review - November 12, 2013

CFTC Proposed Rule on Commodity Pools - On November 5, the CFTC issued a proposed rule that would require that all registered introducing brokers (IBs), commodity pool operators (CPOs) and commodity trading advisors...more

Fed Policy State on Stress Testing

On November 7, the Fed issued a final policy statement on the processes that it will use to develop scenarios for future capital planning and stress testing exercises. The policy statement is effective on January 1, 2014....more

Fed Announcement of Supervisory Scenarios for Capital Planning and Stress Testing

On November 1, the Fed issued supervisory scenarios to be used for the 2014 capital planning and stress testing program, which includes the Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review of 30 bank holding companies with $50...more

Federal Reserve Board Issues Rules On Incorporating Basel III Into Stress Tests

On September 24, the Federal Reserve Board issued two interim final rules that clarify how companies should incorporate the Basel III regulatory capital reforms into their capital and business projections during the next...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 Legislative and Regulatory Update -- August 5, 2013

In This Issue: Leading the Past Week; Legislative Branch; Executive Branch; and Upcoming Hearings. Except from Leading the Past Week - Congress usually tries to leave town for its month-long August...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

Dodd-Frank News - May 2013: Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform And Consumer Protection Act Update

In This Issue: - Introduction - Recent Cases ..Amendments to Preemption Standards ..TILA Statute of Limitations ..Dodd-Frank Amendments to RESPA ..Whistleblower Protection ..Say-on-Pay...more

Federal Reserve Requires 18 Largest US Bank Holding Companies to Submit Stress Test Results

On May 13, the Board of Governors (Board) of the Federal Reserve System announced that stress test results from the largest 18 US bank holding companies must be submitted to the Federal Reserve no later than July 5...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

Federal Reserve Board Releases Stress Test Results

On March 7, the Federal Reserve Board (FRB) released summary results of stress tests conducted for the 18 largest banks. This is the third round of stress tests conducted by the FRB, but the first conducted under new...more

Federal Reserve Announces Dates for Release of Stress Test and CCAR Results

The Federal Reserve Board on January 28 announced that results from the supervisory stress tests conducted as part of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act will be released on Thursday, March 7, and...more

Orrick's Financial Industry Week in Review - February 4, 2013

In This Issue: *Financial Industry Developments - SEC Extends Exemptions for Security-Based Swaps - Fed Announces Release Dates for Results of Supervisory Stress Tests and CCAR - Rating Agency Developments...more

A Proposed Fundamental Shift in US Foreign Bank Supervision

The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (“Board”) has devoted some time to considering how to address the potential threat to the financial stability of the United States posed by a foreign bank with banking...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

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