The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), the Federal Reserve and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) recently issued final stress test guidance for medium-sized firms with total consolidated assets between $10 billion and $50 billion. A provision in the Dodd-Frank Act requires these companies to conduct annual, company-run stress tests under rules issued by the agencies in October 2012. The first stress tests must be performed by March 31, 2014. For more, read the full news release.