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Banking Information & Regulation


Frequently Asked Questions
Implementation of Regulation YY Enhanced Prudential Standards for Foreign Banking Organizations (Released June 26, 2014)
Stress Tests and Capital Planning
The Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review (CCAR) and Dodd-Frank Act (DFA) stress tests are regulatory tools the Federal Reserve uses to ensure that financial institutions have robust capital planning processes and adequate capital.
Frequently Asked Questions about the Volcker Rule
Section 619 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Released June 10, 2014)
Basel Coordination Committee (BCC) Bulletins
BCC Bulletins provide examination guidance relating to the implementation of the advanced approaches risk-based capital rule. View All >>

Most Recent Bulletin:
BCC 14-1
Supervisory Guidance for Data, Modeling, and Model Risk Management Under the Operational Risk Advanced Measurement Approaches (PDF)

Community Banking Connections Leaving the Board
Quarterly publication and website

Recent Supervision and Regulation and Consumer Affairs Letters

SR 14-7 Loan Coverage Requirements for Safety and Soundness Examinations of Community Banks
SR 14-6 Addendum to the Interagency Policy Statement on Income Tax Allocation in a Holding Company Structure
SR 14-5 / CA 14-4 Interagency Guidance on Home Equity Lines of Credit Nearing Their End-of-Draw Periods
CA 14-3 Interagency Statement on Increased Maximum Flood Insurance Coverage for Other Residential Buildings
SR 14-4 Examiner Loan Sampling Requirements for State Member Bank and Credit Extending Nonbank Subsidiaries of Banking Organizations with $10-$50 Billion in Total Consolidated Assets
Supervision and Regulation (SR) Letters | Consumer Affairs (CA) Letters

Recent Enforcement Actions

July 22 Federal Reserve Board issues enforcement action with State Bank and termination of enforcement actions with NASB Financial, Inc., and NexTier Incorporated
July 1 Federal Reserve Board issues enforcement action with Turkiye Cumhuriyeti Ziraat Bankasi and Turkiye Cumhuriyeti Ziraat Bankasi New York Branch
July 1 Federal Reserve Board announces civil money penalty and issues cease and desist order against Cole Taylor Bank
June 30 Federal Reserve announces civil money penalty and issues cease and desist order against BNP Paribas, S.A.
June 17 Federal Reserve Board issues enforcement action with First Southern Bank
Enforcement Actions
Last update: June 30, 2014