Tagged: stress tests

Stress-test report cards and management reviews for banks

Federal bank regulators today say yea or nay to the capital-raising plans at nine of the nation’s largest banks.  But today also is the deadline for banks to report an in-depth review of their management for approval by the regulators.  School of Management Professor James Post, an authority on corporate governance, can discuss long-term impact […]

“Stress Tests” Done, Now What?

With the government’s “stress tests” now completed on the nation’s largest  banks, School of Management risk expert Mark T. Williams, a former Federal Reserve bank examiner, looks at the lessons learned and what happens next.  “Stronger capital requirements, better regulatory risk oversight, and banks with a stronger handle on fundamental risk-management principles should help reduce the […]

Stress tests: Eliminating a “systemic uncertainty”

Former deputy Comtroller of the Currency Robert R. Bench, now senior fellow at the School of Law’s Morin Center for Banking and Financial Law, says the Fed’s “stress tests” on the nation’s largest banks will help clarify the murky state of the industry. “The very good news with these stress-test results is that policymakers have […]

Treasury’s bank “stress tests” becoming a mess

School of Law Professor Cornelius Hurley, director of the Morin Center for Banking and Financial Law and former counsel to the Fed Board of Governors, says Treasury’s “stress tests” for top U.S. banks is a mess because it only disclosed the test methodology just before the test results will be made public. “For credibility purposes, this […]