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October 12, 2012

The Dodd-Frank Act requires the Federal Reserve Board to conduct annual stress tests of bank holding companies with total consolidated assets of $50 billion or more and nonbank financial companies that the Financial Stability Oversight Council (Council) designates for supervision by the Board (nonbank covered companies, and together, with bank holding companies with total consolidated assets of $50 billion or more, covered companies) and also requires the Board to issue regulations that require covered companies to conduct stress tests semi-annually. The Board is adopting this final rule to

October 12, 2012

The Dodd-Frank Act requires the Federal Reserve Board to issue regulations that require financial companies with total consolidated assets of more than $10 billion, and for which the Board is the primary federal financial regulatory agency, to conduct stress tests on an annual basis. The Board is adopting this final rule to implement the company-run stress test requirements in Section 165(i)(2) of the Dodd-Frank Act regarding company-run stress tests for bank holding companies with total consolidated assets greater than $10 billion but less than $50 billion, and state member banks and savings

November 09, 2012

The Federal Reserve Board launched the 2013 capital planning and stress testing program, issuing instructions to firms with timelines for submissions and guidelines. The goal is to ensure that large, complex banking institutions have robust, forward-looking capital planning processes that account for their unique risks, and to that end, such institutions have sufficient capital to continue operations throughout times of economic and financial stress. The program includes the Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review (CCAR) of 19 firms as well as the Capital Plan Review (CapPR) of an additional

January 28, 2013

The Federal Reserve Board announced that results from the Dodd-Frank supervisory stress tests will be released on Thursday, March 7, and the related results from the Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review ("CCAR") will be released on Thursday, March 14. The Dodd-Frank supervisory stress test results will include data such as capital ratios, revenue, and loss estimates. The tests are being performed under a severely adverse scenario and assume a common set of capital actions that are used in the analysis of all of the firms. The standardized capital actions used in the Dodd-Frank stress test

November 01, 2013

The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System issued the supervisory scenarios that will be used in the 2014 capital planning and stress testing program, as well as instructions to firms with timelines for submissions. The program includes the Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review ("CCAR") of 30 bank holding companies with $50 billion or more of total consolidated assets. Each of the companies in the CCAR in 2014 must submit its capital plans by January 6, 2014. See: 2014 Supervisory Scenarios for Annual Stress Tests Required under the Dodd-Frank Act Stress Testing Rules and the