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Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
Office of Thrift Supervision
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 20, 2005
Federal Banking Agencies Request Comment on Suggested Domestic Risk-Based Capital Modifications
The four federal banking agencies--the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, and the Office of Thrift Supervision--today published an interagency advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPR) regarding potential revisions to the existing risk-based capital framework. These changes would apply to banks, bank holding companies, and savings associations.
The ANPR document discusses various modifications to the U.S. risk-based capital standards including:
Comments must be received on or before January 18, 2006. The Federal Register notice is attached.
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