The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (COC) are requesting comment on "proposed guidance describing supervisory expectations for stress tests conducted by" medium-sized financial companies with total consolidated assets between $10 billion and $50 billion. The Dodd-Frank Act made annual stress tests by such institutions mandatory, with implementation beginning this fall. The public comment period closes on September 25, 2013. For more, read the full press release.