Bank Capital Plans and Stress Tests: Federal Reserve Issues Instructions and Guidance for the 2015 Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review Program

Sullivan & Cromwell LLP - October 29, 2014

On October 16, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (the “Federal Reserve”) issued its summary instructions and guidance (the “CCAR 2015 Instructions”) for its supervisory Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review program for 2015 (“CCAR 2015”) applicable to bank holding companies with $50 billion or more of total consolidated assets (“Covered BHCs”).  Thirty-one institutions will participate in CCAR 2015, including the 30 Covered BHCs that participated in CCAR in 2014, as well as one institution that is new to the program.