Regulators Finalize Stress Test Guidance for Medium-Sized Banks (3/6/14) The FDIC, OCC and Federal Reserve finalized guidance on the stress tests for medium-sized banks that are mandated by the Dodd-Frank Act. The guidance is tailored to institutions with assets between $10 billion and $50 billion. Such institutions must conduct their first stress tests by March 31.
House Passes Flood Insurance Legislation (3/6/14) The US House of Representatives passed by a vote of 306-91, The Homeowners Flood Insurance Affordability Act, to protect the affordability of flood insurance.
OCC Releases Q2 CRA Exam Schedule (3/4/14) The OCC on March 4 released its second-quarter Community Reinvestment Act examination schedule, covering April through June.