Federal Reserve Board: H.2 Release for Week Ending January 14, 2017; H.4.1 Release (Balance Sheet) for Week Ending January 19, 2017

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 January 14, 2017, is below.

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

Category Action Taken
Forms Forms — final Board review to extend without revision certain filings related to the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act: Declarations to Become a Financial Holding Company (FR 4010), Requests for Determinations and Interpretations Regarding Activities Financial in Nature (FR 4011), Notices of Failure to Meet Capital or Management Requirements (FR 4012), Notices by State Member Banks to Invest in Financial Subsidiaries (FR 4017), Regulatory Relief Requests Associated with Merchant Banking Activities (FR 4019), and Recordkeeping Requirements Associated with Merchant Banking Activities (FR 4023).

-Approved, January 11, 2017

Personnel Division of Reserve Bank Operations and Payment Systems — appointment of Amy Burr as acting assistant director.

-Approved, January 6, 2017


Regulations and Policies Rules of Practice for Hearings — final rule adjusting the Board’s civil money penalties to account for inflation.

-Approved, January 6, 2017


Enforcement First Personal Financial Corp., Orland Park, Illinois — written agreement dated November 1, 2010, terminated January 5, 2017.

-Announced, January 10, 2017

Federal Reserve Board: Balance Sheet (H.4.1 Release)

The Board publishes data of factors affecting reserve balances. The digest is called the H.4.1 Release, and they are published every Thursday (or the next business day if the publication date falls on a federal holiday). The release for January 19, 2017, is below.

[Note: The blog will cover the line titled “Total Factors Supplying Reserve Funds.”]

H.4.1 Release–Factors Affecting Reserve Balances

Total factors supplying reserve funds (as of January 18, 2017):  $4,506,657 (in millions of dollars). (On September 26, 2007, this amount was $900,473 (in millions of dollars)).

(See the release for further information.)