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Regulatory News

bank column

Feb. 3, 2015

Small Bank Holding Company Policy Statement; Regulatory Capital

A new proposed rule, published today in the Federal Register, would expand the Policy Statement’s applicability. A new interim final rule would exclude smaller savings and loan holding companies from Regulation Q’s capital requirements if they meet certain standards described in the Policy Statement. Public comments on either rule are due March 5, 2015.

bank column

Jan. 29, 2015

Student Loans

New interagency guidance provides principles financial institutions should consider when originating private student loans with graduated repayment terms.

Fraud Awareness


March 25, 2014

Counterfeit Cashier's Check

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.

Additional Resources

News Flash

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.


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