Fed postpones G-Sib capital change

Industry reprieve granted on proposal that threatens $10 billion capital increase

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Capital rethink: Federal Reserve delays implementation of controversial change to way it assesses systemic risk

The Federal Reserve has delayed the implementation of a controversial change to the way it assesses systemic risk, which could increase capital requirements for the largest US banks by more than $10 billion.

On October 23, the Fed revised a proposed rule change first published on August 24, which would oblige banks to include all cleared derivatives transactions in its Banking Organization Systemic Risk Report, known as FR Y-15. The revision pushes back the proposed implementation date of the

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