Fed will start FRTB model approvals for US banks in 2021

Senior official says banks should now be deciding desk structure and readying backtests

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A senior Federal Reserve official has told US banks intending to use the internal models approach to calculate their new market risk capital requirements, that they should begin readying their models now for review and approval over the next two years.

Norah Barger, a senior adviser for supervision and regulation at the Fed, told an online conference on November 18 that the US central bank intends to meet the January 2023 deadline set by the global Basel Committee on Banking Supervision to

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