Federal Reserve

FRB releases guidance to its examiners and banking institutions consolidating capital planning expectations for large financial institutions. The Federal Reserve Board (FRB) released guidance to its examiners and banking institutions that consolidates the capital planning expectations for all large financial institutions and explains the differences in those expectations based on firm size and complexity. (12/21/2015) FRB press release.

FRB seeks comment on a proposed policy statement that details the framework it would follow in setting the Countercyclical Capital Buffer. The FRB announced that it is seeking public comment on a proposed policy statementdetailing the framework that it would follow in setting the Countercyclical Capital Buffer. Comments on the proposed policy statement must be received by February 19, 2016. Appendix A.