A Guide To Running Stress Tests In Light Of Basel III

Law360, New York (November 6, 2013, 2:59 PM EST) -- The Federal Reserve Board recently issued two interim final rules that clarify how covered companies must incorporate the new U.S. Basel III-based final capital rules[1] into their capital plan submissions and Dodd-Frank Act stress tests for the 2013-2014 cycle.[2]

Under the Federal Reserve’s current version of the capital plan rule,[3] implementing its supervisory Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review program, a bank-holding company with $50 billion or more in total consolidated assets (a “large BHC”) is required to submit to the Federal Reserve an annual capital plan,...
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