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Capital Policy

A fundamental aspect of banking is managing capital and capital requirements. In coordination with other U.S. regulators and international standard setters, the OCC identifies and develops policies to address emerging risks to bank capital. We provide a variety of resources and expert assistance to national banks, federal savings associations, advisors, and examiners on risk-based capital issues.

Laws and Regulations

Regulatory Capital Rules

  • Technical Corrections and Clarifications to the Capital Rules Applicable to Advanced Approaches Banking Organizations (Bulletin) (PDF)
  • Interim Final Revisions to the Definition of Qualifying Master Netting Agreement and Related Definitions (Bulletin) (PDF)
  • Revisions to the Supplementary Leverage Ratio (Bulletin) (PDF)
  • Revisions to the Risk-Based Capital Definition of Eligible Guarantee for Advanced Approaches Banks (Bulletin) (PDF)
  • Enhanced Supplementary Leverage Ratio Standards for Certain Bank Holding Companies and their Subsidiary Insured Depository Institutions (Bulletin) (PDF)
  • Revised Capital Rule (Bulletin) (Final Rule) (Interagency Guide) (OCC Quick Reference Guide)

References and Related Links

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