Large non-systemic US banks call for tailored liquidity rules

Two banks urge lawmakers to provide LCR relief because they do not fall into G-Sib category

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Capital One: dubbed one of the “unhappy three”, along with PNC and US Bancorp
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Two US banks caught in limbo by the size thresholds used in local regulation have called for the authorities to change their approach.

New US legislation passed in May – known as the Crapo Act after Republican Senator Mike Crapo who drafted it – would set assets of $250 billion as the threshold for banks to face tougher requirements, such as the full Basel liquidity coverage ratio (LCR). This mostly affects global systemically important banks (G-Sibs), as classified using an internationally

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