The Bank Policy Institute, the American Bankers Association, the Financial Services Forum, the Institute of International Bankers, the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce are writing with respect to the joint proposed rulemaking amending the capital requirements applicable to large banking organizations. The proposed regulations would significantly increase capital requirements for larger banks. Yet in support of these substantial new requirements, the proposed rule repeatedly relies on data and analyses that the agencies have not made available to the public.This reliance on non-public information violates clear requirements under the Administrative Procedure Act that agencies must publicly disclose the data and analyses on which their rulemaking is based. To remedy this violation, the agencies must make available the various types of missing material identified below—along with any and all other evidence and analyses the agenci

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