Archives for Basel III

Hill Letter to Members of the Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs on “Regulatory Relief for Community Banks and Credit Unions”

Date: February 9, 2015

Issue: Regulatory Reform

To: Members of the Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs

Filing Type: Hill

Description: Small- and mid-size banks and credit unions are important liquidity and capital providers for Main Street businesses and entrepreneurs. The Chamber is increasingly concerned that these institutions, through threshold requirements of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act and the broad application of Basel III implementing regulations, are subject to rules designed for larger, more globally active institutions.

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Letter to Fed, FDIC, and OCC on Liquidity Coverage Ratio (1/31/14)

Date: January 31, 2014

Issue: Regulatory Reform

To: Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency

Filing Type: Regulatory

Description: CCMC submitted a comment letter to banking regulators addressing corporate treasurers' concerns with respect to the liquidity coverage ratio proposal issued by the regulators late last year. Applying a 100% outflow amount to undrawn credit commitments under bank customer securitization credit facilities could result in increased pricing of these facilities or reduce the availability of these facilities.

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H.R. 1221, the “Basel III Capital Impact Study Act” Shelby Letter

Date: April 19, 2013

Issue: Basel III Capital Impact Study

To: The Honorable Richard C. Shelby

Filing type: Congressional

Description: The Chamber has strongly supported requiring Federal banking agencies to study the cumulative effect of certain Dodd-Frank provisions and Basel III capital standards before issuing the final rules implementing Basel III and we commend Rep. Shelby for taking the necessary steps to ensure such a study. 

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