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Bank capital provides a strong foundation for supporting loans and an important buffer for economic challenges. ABA seeks to help banks access the capital they need to support their communities, while also advocating for improvements to excessive or complex capital requirements that can hinder lending and growth.

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Given the body of materials, the U.S. banking agencies need to review existing rules and issue a moratorium for adopting new Basel standards. The U.S. banking agencies should review existing standards to reduce redundancies and improve tailoring to an institutions size and business model.

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Treasury Capital Markets Report

ABA staff analysis of key points and recommendations in the Capital Markets report issued by the Treasury Department in October 2017.

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