The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Federal Reserve System and FDIC adopted final rule amendments to simplify certain aspects of the capital rule for banking organizations that do not use advanced approaches in their capital frameworks.
The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Federal Reserve Board, and the FDIC (collectively, the "agencies") adopted a final rule to provide banking organizations the option to "phase in over a three-year period the day-one" regulatory capital effects of the "Current Expected Credit Losses" ("CECL") methodology. In 2016, the Financial Accounting Standards Board released a new expected credit loss accounting standard which introduced the CECL for estimating allowances for credit losses. The final rule addressed changes to credit loss accounting under U.S. generally accepted accounting
The Federal Reserve Board, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, CFTC, FDIC and SEC adopted final rule amendments to exclude certain firms with consolidated assets equal to or less than $10 billion from the Volcker Rule.
The Federal Reserve Board, the FDIC, FinCEN, the National Credit Union Administration and the OCC clarified customer due diligence requirements for customers that may be "politically exposed persons."