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Basel III Resource Center

 

Basel III capital standards take effect in 2015 for community banks. Learn about how your bank will be impacted.

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Important Documents:

Key Changes to Final Rule:

  • Community banks will have the option to exclude AOCI from inclusion in bank capital
  • Risk weights will continue at their current levels for residential mortgages
  • TruPS will continue to be grandfathered in bank capital in accordance with the Collins Amendment

NewsWatch Articles:

Date Title  
04/07/2015 Regulators Issue Basel III FAQs on Community Bank Questions  
03/03/2015 Regulatory Capital: Basel III and the Standardized Approach  
03/02/2015 Agencies Hold Firm on Basel III Mortgage-Servicing Provisions  
12/13/2014 ICBA Supports FCA Basel III Capital Proposal  
11/19/2014 FDIC Revises Capital Ratios for Assessment System  
11/12/2014 ICBA: Restore Pre-Basel III Rules on Mortgage Servicing  
05/23/2014 ICBA Backs Exemption, Delay of Basel III Mortgage-Servicing Rules  
05/22/2014 ICBA Backs Bill Requiring Delay, Study of Basel III Mortgage-Servicing Rules  
05/21/2014 ICBA: Don’t Drive Community Banks Out of Mortgage Servicing  

Press Releases:

Date Title  
06/09/2015 ICBA Statement on Basel Committee Proposal on Interest Rate Risk  
07/22/2014 ICBA Responds to FDIC Guidance on Basel III Capital Conservation Buffer for S-Corps  
10/22/2013 ICBA Supports Proposed Supplementary Leverage Ratio Capital Standards for Largest Megabanks  
07/09/2013 ICBA Strongly Supports Proposed Supplementary Leverage Ratio Capital Standards for Largest Megabanks  
07/02/2013 ICBA: Tiered Regulatory Capital Approach Essential for Community Banks to Support Main Street  
11/29/2012 ICBA Testifies: Exempt Community Banks from Basel III  
11/14/2012 ICBA Repeats Call for Community Bank Exemption from Basel III  
10/29/2012 Nearly 15,000 Sign Petition to Exempt Community Banks from Basel III Rules  
10/22/2012 ICBA: Exempt Community Banks from Basel III Proposal  
10/03/2012 ICBA Backs State Regulators’ Opposition to Basel III Proposal  
09/14/2012 ICBA Supports FDIC Director’s Call for Regulators To Modify Basel III  
07/13/2012 ICBA Raises Basel III Concerns in Meeting with Fed Officials  
06/12/2012 ICBA Raises Concerns with Proposed Capital Standards  

Letters to Regulators:

Date Title  
11/12/2014 Industry Letter on Market and Consumer Impact of the Treatment of Mortgage Servicing Assets under Basel III  
05/20/2014 Treatment of Mortgage Servicing Assets in Regulatory Capital  
02/19/2014 Implementation of the Capital Conservation Buffer  
10/22/2012 Joint Proposals for the Implementation of Basel III  
08/01/2012 Basel III OCI Unsolicited Comments  
07/24/2012 Proposed Rulemaking on Minimum Regulatory Capital and the Standardized Approach for Risk-weighted Assets  

 

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