February 04, 2019

US Agencies (FED and FDIC) are adopting final guidance for the 2019 and subsequent resolution plan submissions by the eight largest, complex U.S. banking organizations. The final guidance is meant to assist these firms in developing their resolution plans, which are required to be submitted pursuant to the Dodd-Frank Act.

The final guidance is largely based on prior guidance issued to these covered companies. The guidance describes the Agencies' expectations regarding a number of key vulnerabilities in plans for an orderly resolution under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code and covers capital, liquidity, governance mechanisms, operational, legal entity rationalization and separability, and derivatives and trading activities. The final guidance also updates certain aspects of prior guidance based on the Agencies' review of these firms' most recent resolution plan submissions. While the capital and liquidity sections of the final guidance remain largely unchanged from the proposed guidance and the 2016 Guidance, the Agencies intend to provide additional information on resolution liquidity and internal loss-absorbing capacity in the future. 

Additionally, the payment, clearing, and settlement (PCS) and the derivatives and trading activities sections of the final guidance contain several changes based on the suggestions received, while retaining the same key principles embodied in the proposed guidance. These principles include streamlining the firms' submissions; facilitating continuity of PCS services in resolution; and helping ensure that a firm's derivatives and trading activities can be stabilized and de-risked during resolution without causing significant market disruption that could cause risks to the financial stability of the United States. In addition, the final guidance consolidates all prior resolution planning guidance for the firms in one document and clarifies that any prior guidance not included in the final guidance has been superseded.

Resolution plans describe the company's strategy for rapid and orderly resolution under bankruptcy in the event of material financial distress or failure of the company. The resolution planning process helps ensure that a firm's failure would not have serious adverse effects on the financial stability of the United States.

 

Related Link: Guidance in Federal Register

Keywords: Americas, US, Banking, Dodd Frank Act, TLAC, Guidance, Resolution Planning, FED, FDIC, US Agencies

Related Articles
News

US Agencies Consult on Capital Treatment of Land Development Loans

US Agencies (FDIC, FED, and OCC) issued a proposed rule on the treatment of loans that finance the development of land for purposes of the one- to four-family residential properties exclusion in the definition of high volatility commercial real estate (HVCRE) exposure in the regulatory capital rule.

July 12, 2019 WebPage Regulatory News
News

EBA Single Rulebook Q&A: Second Update for July 2019

Under the Single Rulebook question and answer (Q&A) updates for this week, EBA published answers to five questions related to supervisory reporting.

July 12, 2019 WebPage Regulatory News
News

ESMA Updates Manual for European Single Electronic Format in EU

ESMA updated the reporting manual for European Single Electronic Format (ESEF).

July 12, 2019 WebPage Regulatory News
News

FED Updates Supplemental Instructions for Reporting Form FR Y-9C

FED updated the supplemental instructions for FR Y-9C reporting.

July 12, 2019 WebPage Regulatory News
News

EBA Publishes Report on Monitoring Implementation of LCR in EU

EBA published its first report on the monitoring of the implementation of liquidity coverage ratio (LCR) in EU.

July 12, 2019 WebPage Regulatory News
News

EIOPA Consults on Reporting and Disclosures Under Solvency II Review

EIOPA launched a consultation package on supervisory reporting and public disclosure in the context of its work linked with the 2020 Solvency II review.

July 12, 2019 WebPage Regulatory News
News

APRA Applies Additional Capital Requirements to Three Australian Banks

APRA is applying additional capital requirements to three major banks in Australia to reflect higher operational risk identified in their risk governance self-assessments.

July 11, 2019 WebPage Regulatory News
News

IMF Report on 2019 Article IV Consultation on Euro Area Policies

IMF published its staff report in context of the 2019 Article IV consultation on euro area policies with member countries.

July 11, 2019 WebPage Regulatory News
News

FSB to Survey Practices on Cyber Incident Response and Recovery

FSB launched a survey on the industry practices on cyber incident response and recovery.

July 11, 2019 WebPage Regulatory News
News

ECB Appoints New Members of Supervisory Board

The Governing Council of ECB appointed Edouard Fernandez-Bollo, Kerstin af Jochnick, and Elizabeth McCaul as representatives to the Supervisory Board of ECB Banking Supervision, for a five-year non-renewable term.

July 11, 2019 WebPage Regulatory News
RESULTS 1 - 10 OF 3441