Federal Reserve Board: H.2 Release for Week Ending December 5, 2015

The Federal Reserve Board (Board) publishes a weekly digest of its activities on its website. The digest is called the H.2 Release and is published every Thursday. The release for the week ending December 5, 2015, is below.

H.2 Release–Actions of the Board, Its Staff, and the Federal Reserve Banks; Applications and Reports Received

Category Action Taken
Testimony and Statements Economic Outlook — statement by Chair Yellen before the Joint Economic Committee of the U.S. Congress on the economic outlook.

-Published, December 3, 2015


Forms Forms — initial Board review (1) to extend with revision the Consolidated Financial Statements for Holding Companies (FR Y-9C) and Annual Report of Foreign Banking Organizations (FR Y-7); and (2) to extend without revision the other forms that make up the family of FR Y-9 reports (FR Y-9LP, FR Y-9SP, FR Y-9ES, and FR Y-9CS) and the other forms that make up the family of structure reports (FR Y-6, FR Y-10, and FR Y-10E), respectively.

-Proposed, November 21, 2015


Forms — final Board review to extend without revision the requirements for Disclosure and Reporting of CRA-Related Agreements (Regulation G).

-Approved, December 2, 2015


Regulations and Policies Regulation A (Extensions of Credit by Federal Reserve Banks) — final rule to implement changes made by the Dodd-Frank Act to the Federal Reserve’s emergency lending authority under the Federal Reserve Act.

-Approved, November 30, 2015


Regulatory Capital Rules (Regulation Q) — final rule amending the Board’s regulatory capital framework in relation to nontraditional capital structures.

-Approved, November 24, 2015



Reserve Bank Operations Reserve Bank Directors — designation of chairs and deputy chairs of the twelve Federal Reserve Banks for 2016.

-Announced, December 4, 2015


Enforcement Columbus Junction State Bank, Columbus Junction, Iowa — written agreement issued May 22, 2014, terminated December 1, 2015.

-Announced, December 3, 2015