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Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding Companies
Document Number: 2014-01177
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-01-23
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions
Federal Open Market Committee; Domestic Policy Directive of December 17-18, 2013
Document Number: 2014-00846
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-01-22
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions
Financial Market Utilities
Document Number: 2014-00682
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-01-22
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions
Under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (``Dodd-Frank Act'' or ``Act''), the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Board) is required to prescribe risk- management standards governing the operations related to the payment, clearing, and settlement activities of certain financial market utilities that are designated as systemically important (designated FMUs) by the Financial Stability Oversight Council (Council). The Board is proposing to amend the risk-management standards currently in the Board's Regulation HH by replacing the current risk-management standards with a common set of risk-management standards applicable to all types of designated FMUs. These new risk-management standards are based on the Principles for Financial Market Infrastructures (PFMI), which were developed by the Committee on Payment and Settlement Systems (CPSS) and the Technical Committee of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) and published in April 2012.
Change in Bank Control Notices; Acquisitions of Shares of a Bank or Bank Holding Company
Document Number: 2014-01007
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-01-21
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions
Complementary Activities, Merchant Banking Activities, and Other Activities of Financial Holding Companies Related to Physical Commodities
Document Number: 2014-00996
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-01-21
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions
The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Board) is issuing this advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPR) inviting public comment on various issues related to physical commodity activities conducted by financial holding companies and the restrictions imposed on these activities to ensure they are conducted in a safe and sound manner and consistent with applicable law. The activities under review include physical commodities activities that have been found to be ``complementary to a financial activity'' under section 4(k)(1)(B) of the Bank Holding Company Act (BHC Act), investment activity under section 4(k)(4)(H) of the BHC Act, and physical commodity activities grandfathered under section 4(o) of the BHC Act. The Board is inviting public comment as part of a review of these activities for the reasons explained in the ANPR, including the unique and significant risks that physical commodities activities may pose to financial holding companies, their insured depository institution affiliates, and U.S. financial stability.
Notice of Proposals To Engage in or To Acquire Companies Engaged in Permissible Nonbanking Activities
Document Number: 2014-00844
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-01-17
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions
Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding Companies
Document Number: 2014-00843
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-01-17
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions
Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding Companies
Document Number: 2014-00734
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-01-16
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions
Policy on Payment System Risk
Document Number: 2014-00681
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-01-16
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions
The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Board) is proposing to revise part I of its Federal Reserve Policy on Payment System Risk (PSR policy), which sets forth the Board's views, and related principles and minimum standards, regarding the management of risk in payment, clearing, and settlement systems. These revisions are proposed in light of the Principles for Financial Market Infrastructures (PFMI), the international risk-management standards for financial market infrastructures (FMIs) published in 2012.\1\ These revisions are also proposed in light of the enhanced supervisory framework for designated financial market utilities as set forth in Title VIII of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 (``Dodd-Frank Act'' or ``Act''). In particular, certain revisions are intended to clarify that designated financial market utilities for which the Board is the Supervisory Agency under Title VIII of the Act are required to comply with Regulation HH and not the risk-management or transparency expectations set out in the policy.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Announcement of Board Approval Under Delegated Authority and Submission to OMB
Document Number: 2014-00490
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-01-15
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given of the final approval of a proposed information collection by the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Board) under OMB delegated authority, as per 5 CFR 1320.16 (OMB Regulations on Controlling Paperwork Burdens on the Public). Board- approved collections of information are incorporated into the official OMB inventory of currently approved collections of information. Copies of the Paperwork Reduction Act Submission, supporting statement and approved collection of information instrument are placed into OMB's public docket files. The Federal Reserve may not conduct or sponsor, and the respondent is not required to respond to, an information collection that has been extended, revised, or implemented on or after October 1, 1995, unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Announcement of Board Approval Under Delegated Authority and Submission to OMB
Document Number: 2014-00489
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-01-15
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given of the final approval of a proposed information collection by the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Board) under OMB delegated authority, pursuant to 5 CFR 1320.16 (OMB Regulations on Controlling Paperwork Burdens on the Public). Board-approved collections of information are incorporated into the official OMB inventory of currently approved collections of information. Copies of the Paperwork Reduction Act Submission, supporting statement and approved collection of information instrument(s) are placed into OMB's public docket files. The Federal Reserve may not conduct or sponsor, and the respondent is not required to respond to, an information collection that has been extended, revised, or implemented on or after October 1, 1995, unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Joint Comment Request
Document Number: 2014-00481
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-01-14
Agency: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Agencies and Commissions, Federal Reserve System, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
In accordance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 35), the OCC, the Board, and the FDIC (the ``agencies'') may not conduct or sponsor, and the respondent is not required to respond to, an information collection unless it displays a currently valid Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number. On February 21, 2013, the agencies, under the auspices of the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC), requested public comment for 60 days on a proposal to extend, with revision, the Consolidated Reports of Condition and Income (Call Report), which are currently approved collections of information. After considering the comments received on the proposal, the FFIEC and the agencies announced their final decisions regarding certain proposed revisions on May 23, 2013, which took effect June 30, 2013. The agencies also announced they were continuing to evaluate the other Call Report changes proposed in February 2013 in light of the comments received and would not implement these changes as of June 30, 2013 (and, in one case, as of December 31, 2013), as had been proposed. The FFIEC and the agencies have now completed their evaluation of these other proposed changes and plan to implement in March 2014 the proposed reporting requirements for depository institution trade names; a modified version of the reporting proposal pertaining to international remittance transfers; the proposed screening question about the reporting institution's offering of consumer deposit accounts; and, for institutions with $1 billion or more in total assets that offer such accounts, the proposed new data items on consumer deposit account balances. The FFIEC and the agencies would then implement the proposed breakdown of consumer deposit account service charges in March 2015, but only for institutions with $1 billion or more in total assets that offer consumer deposit accounts. The proposed instructions for these new items have been revised in response to comments received. In addition, the FFIEC and the agencies have decided not to proceed at this time with the proposed annual reporting by institutions with a parent holding company that is not a bank or savings and loan holding company of the amount of the parent holding company's consolidated total liabilities.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Joint Comment Request
Document Number: 2014-00478
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-01-14
Agency: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Agencies and Commissions, Federal Reserve System, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
In accordance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 35), the OCC, the Board, and the FDIC (the agencies) may not conduct or sponsor, and the respondent is not required to respond to, an information collection unless it displays a currently valid Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number. On August 12, 2013, the agencies, under the auspices of the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC), requested public comment for 60 days on proposed revisions to the regulatory capital components and ratios portion of Schedule RC-R, Regulatory Capital, in the Consolidated Reports of Condition and Income (Call Report or FFIEC 031 and FFIEC 041) and to the Regulatory Capital Reporting for Institutions Subject to the Advanced Capital Adequacy Framework (FFIEC 101). The proposed revisions to the Call Report and the FFIEC 101 are reflective of the revised regulatory capital rules issued by the agencies in July 2013 (revised regulatory capital rules). After considering the comments received on the proposed revisions, the FFIEC and the agencies will proceed with the proposed reporting revisions with some modifications as described in sections II and III of the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section below. The proposed revisions to the FFIEC 101 and, if applicable, Call Report Schedule RC-R would be effective March 31, 2014, for institutions subject to the advanced approaches risk-based capital rule (advanced approaches institutions) that are not savings and loan holding companies. Advanced approaches institutions that are savings and loan holding companies subject to the revised regulatory capital rules would begin reporting the revised FFIEC 101 effective March 31, 2015. All other institutions that are required to file the Call Report would begin reporting the revised Call Report Schedule RC-R effective March 31, 2015.
Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding Companies
Document Number: 2014-00357
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-01-13
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions
Change in Bank Control Notices; Acquisitions of Shares of a Bank or Bank Holding Company
Document Number: 2014-00356
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-01-13
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions
Notice of Proposals To Engage in or To Acquire Companies Engaged in Permissible Nonbanking Activities
Document Number: 2014-00245
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-01-10
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions
Agency Information Collection Activities: Announcement of Board Approval Under Delegated Authority and Submission to OMB
Document Number: 2014-00227
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-01-10
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions
Background. Notice is hereby given of the final approval of a proposed information collection by the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Board) under OMB delegated authority, as per 5 CFR 1320.16 (OMB Regulations on Controlling Paperwork Burdens on the Public). Board-approved collections of information are incorporated into the official OMB inventory of currently approved collections of information. Copies of the Paperwork Reduction Act Submission, supporting statements and approved collection of information instruments are placed into OMB's public docket files. The Federal Reserve may not conduct or sponsor, and the respondent is not required to respond to, an information collection that has been extended, revised, or implemented on or after October 1, 1995, unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number.
Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding Companies
Document Number: 2014-00192
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-01-10
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions
Notice of Proposals To Engage in or To Acquire Companies Engaged in Permissible Nonbanking Activities
Document Number: 2014-00191
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-01-10
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions
Change in Bank Control Notices; Acquisitions of Shares of a Bank or Bank Holding Company
Document Number: 2014-00190
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-01-10
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions
Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding Companies
Document Number: 2014-00141
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-01-09
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions
Change in Bank Control Notices; Acquisitions of Shares of a Bank or Bank Holding Company
Document Number: 2014-00140
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-01-09
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions
Extensions of Credit by Federal Reserve Banks
Document Number: 2013-31025
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-01-06
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions
The Board invites public comment on proposed amendments to Regulation A (Extensions of Credit by Federal Reserve Banks) that would implement sections 1101 and 1103 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 (the ``Dodd-Frank Act''). These provisions of the Dodd-Frank Act amend the emergency lending authority of the Federal Reserve Banks under section 13(3) of the Federal Reserve Act (the ``FRA''), and require the Board, in consultation with the Secretary of the Treasury, to establish by regulation certain policies and procedures with respect to emergency lending under that section.
Prohibition Against Federal Assistance to Swaps Entities (Regulation KK)
Document Number: 2013-31204
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-01-03
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions
The Board is adopting a final rule that treats an uninsured U.S. branch or agency of a foreign bank as an insured depository institution for purposes of section 716 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (the ``Dodd-Frank Act'') and establishes a process by which a state member bank or uninsured state branch or agency of a foreign bank may request a transition period to conform its swaps activities to the requirements of section 716 of the Dodd-Frank Act.