12/17/2014 NR 2014-170, OCC Highlights Key Risks Facing National Banks and Federal Savings Associations
The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) reports credit risk increased among national banks and federal savings associations during the first six months of 2014, according to its semiannual report on risks facing the federal banking system.
12/16/2014 NR 2014-169, Agencies Announce Rules to Reflect the ISDA Resolution Stay Protocol in Regulatory Capital and Liquidity Coverage Ratio Rules
The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and Office of the Comptroller of the Currency today issued an interim final rule to ensure that the treatment of over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives, eligible margin loans, and repo-style transactions under the two agencies’ regulatory capital and liquidity coverage ratio rules would be unaffected by the implementation of certain foreign special resolution regimes for financial companies or by a banking organization’s adherence to the International Swaps and Derivatives Association’s Resolution Stay Protocol.
12/16/2014 NR 2014-168, Underwriting Standards Continue to Ease, OCC Survey Shows
The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency's 20th Annual Survey of Credit Underwriting, released today, shows a third consecutive year of underwriting standards easing within both commercial and retail products.