EC "very concerned" about capital and liquidity proposals, says chief executive of the European Banking Federation
Basel III is losing traction. Already hit by implementation delays and a loss of support from senior policy-makers, some US politicians are now calling for a national impact study – mirroring developments that saw Basel II grind to a halt. Michael Watt...
Sixty-nine per cent of respondents urge regulatory action on risk-weighted assets
Bair bids bye-bye
FDIC chairman warns of international divergences on risk-weighted assets
FDIC chairman Sheila Bair rejects argument by some bankers that a Sifi surcharge is not necessary
Regulators release risk retention rule; publish a specific loan-to-value ratio for those mortgages that will be exempted
Cave named as institutional monitoring chief
Bair says evidence supported even higher capital requirements under revised Accord
FDIC's Bair says agency ratings being inappropriately used as substitute for due diligence
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp says its plan to link banks’ compensation arrangements with premiums is “complementary” to supervisory guidance issued jointly by regulators
Deposit insurer targets affiliates of $100bn holding companies
The list of problem banks maintained by the Federal Deposit Insurance Commission (FDIC) has soared to 416, the highest level since 1994.
US regulatory authorities are to consult financial institutions over impending changes to accounting principles that could bring billions of dollars in off-balance-sheet conduits and other vehicles back onto bank balance sheets, ramping up firms' capital...
The decision by the US to retain the leverage ratio has been validated by the events of the financial crisis and spared the country from an even more severe fiscal implosion, a senior Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) official has claimed.
Treasury Secretary loses patience as US regulators continue to bicker over supervisory reform
The US Treasury's behind-schedule Public-Private Investment Program (PPIP) could face difficulty in attracting banks to participate in the scheme, while policymakers are considering whether to allow banks to buy each other's assets.
The US should back away from the "highly problematic" Basel II framework and instead turn its attention to fine-tuning the current Basel I Accord, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) chairman Sheila Bair said yesterday.
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) should have "resolution power" over non-bank financial companies as well as banks, FDIC chairman Sheila Bair told a New York audience yesterday.
There are now 171 banks on the US Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)'s 'problem list', the largest number since 1995, the FDIC revealed yesterday.
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