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Letters to Regulators: AFR commented on Federal Reserve proposed changes to capital rules to implement new stress buffer requirements.
June 26, 2018 – 11:18 am

AFR commented on a Federal Reserve proposal that would integrate the capital requirements in its different capital regimes to institute new stress buffer requirements.

AFR Statement: Federal Reserve Stress Tests Stand or Fall on Regulator Assumptions
June 21, 2018 – 4:07 pm

Stress tests are forecasts based on models. They stand or fall on the approach of regulators, whose assumptions can seriously underestimate bank losses. Before the 2008 financial crisis regulatory models also showed Wall Street was safe, but that turned out to be fantasy.