The Payments Law Reporter is published to coincide with meetings of the Payments Advisory Council of the Fifth Federal Reserve District, which presently meets three times per year. The Payments Law Reporter is a publication of the Legal Department of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond.
A new proposed policy statement from the Board of Governors explains the factors the Board would consider as it sets the Countercyclical Capital Buffer, which is intended to help the largest banking organizations absorb shocks that arise when credit conditions worsen. The deadline for public comment on the proposed policy statement is February 19, 2016.
New guidance from the Board of Governors explains capital planning expectations for all large financial institutions and clarifies differences in those expectations based on firm size and complexity.
The counterfeit cashier's check scheme traditionally targets people who are selling items over the Internet or through classified ads. The cashier's check given to a seller and/or potential employee may be fraudulent and eventually returned to the bank.
The Supervision News Flash helps you stay abreast of topics and trends affecting financial institutions in the Fifth Federal Reserve District. On a periodic basis we’ll share insights on what our examiners, analysts and economists are seeing both within the Richmond Fed’s portfolio as well as trends from across the entire System.
The National Federal Reserve Financial Services website presents the products and services available for institutions in the Fifth District.