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Banking Supervision and Regulation 

The Division of Banking Supervision and Regulation is responsible for the oversight of U.S. banking holding companies, foreign banking organizations operating in the U.S., and state-chartered member banks of the Federal Reserve System. The Division develops and implements safety and soundness and other regulations for these entities under Board direction and in collaboration with Reserve Banks and other domestic and international regulatory authorities. In addition, the Division supports the conduct of monetary policy by monitoring current conditions and prospective developments affecting the banking industry and financial markets more generally.

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Stress Testing

The Stress Testing section coordinates the system-wide efforts to implement and execute the Dodd-Frank Act supervisory stress tests. Section economists conduct research and facilitate key policy and technical decision-making on all issues related to the implementation of the supervisory stress tests, including overall framework, supervisory model development, scenario design, and data collection and infrastructure development.

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Last update: August 31, 2015