Federal Reserve System March 29, 2019 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding Companies
Document Number: 2019-06110
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-29
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions
Delay of Effective Date; Regulatory Capital Rule: Implementation and Transition of the Current Expected Credit Losses Methodology for Allowances and Related Adjustments to the Regulatory Capital Rule and Conforming Amendments to Other Regulations
Document Number: 2019-06011
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-03-29
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
On February 14, 2019, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Board), the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) (collectively, the agencies) published in the Federal Register a final rule to address changes to credit loss accounting under U.S. generally accepted accounting principles, including banking organizations' implementation of the current expected credit losses methodology (CECL) (final rule). The final rule had an effective date of April 1, 2019, and provides that banking organizations may early adopt the final rule prior to that date. The agencies have determined that adelay of the effective date to July 1, 2019, is appropriate.