FRB FAQs Open a Small, But Significant Capital Window
Bowman Turns to Specific Supervisory Reforms
In remarks today, FRB Governor Bowman expanded on her prior comments about Fed supervisory lapses, but made it clear that she also opposes a “heavy-handed” supervisory approach that relies primarily on call report data, instead calling for a new approach to CAMELS and regular engagement with financial institutions to express areas of concern or to better understand a bank’s strategic direction.
Fed OIG re Silvergate: Far More Scathing re Supervision, Need for New Guidance
The OIG report today from the Fed regarding supervisory lapses at Silvergate is considerably less expansive than the prior report on SVB because the parent company remains open despite the IDI’s voluntary liquidation and relevant data are thus deemed confidential.
Barr Presses Emergency-Window Readiness
FRB Vice Chair Barr’s comments today on monetary policy and financial stability provide a detailed rationale for addressing the linkages between these two arms of the Fed’s mandate without any specific steps for doing so.