Federal Reserve Board: H.2 Release for Week Ending July 15, 2017; H.4.1 Release (Balance Sheet) for Week Ending July 20, 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 July 15, 2017, 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 Monetary Policy — statement by Chair Yellen before the House Committee on Financial Services on July 12 and the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs on July 13, 2017, on the semiannual monetary policy report to the Congress.

-Published, July 12, 2017

Bank Branches, Domestic Regions Bank, Birmingham, Alabama — to establish a total of 19 branches in Georgia, Indiana, Missouri, Tennessee, and Texas.

-Approved, July 14, 2017

Forms Forms — initial Board review to extend with revision the Financial Statements of U.S. Nonbank Subsidiaries of U.S. Holding Companies (FR Y-11); Abbreviated Financial Statements of U.S. Nonbank Subsidiaries of U.S. Holding Companies (FR Y-11S); Financial Statements of Foreign Subsidiaries of U.S. Banking Organizations (FR 2314); and Abbreviated Financial Statements of Foreign Subsidiaries of U.S. Banking Organizations (FR 2314S).

-Proposed, July 10, 2017

 

Forms — initial Board review to extend with revision the Consolidated Financial Statements for Holding Companies (FR Y-9C), Parent Company Only Financial Statements for Large Holding Companies (FR Y-9LP), Parent Company Only Financial Statements for Small Holding Companies (FR Y-9SP), Financial Statements of U.S. Nonbank Subsidiaries Held by Foreign Banking Organizations (FR Y-7N), and Consolidated Report of Condition and Income for Edge and Agreement Corporations (FR 2886b).

-Proposed, July 10, 2017

Regulations and Policies Appraisal Requirements — publication for comment of a proposed interagency rule to increase the dollar threshold at or below which appraisals are not required for commercial real estate transactions.

-Approved, July 14, 2017

 

Regulatory Flexibility Act and Small-Entity Compliance Guides — (1) principles for a handbook on the act and the development of compliance guides and (2) related delegations to approve and publish the guides and submit required reports to Congress.

-Approved, July 14, 2017

Enforcement BNP Paribas S.A., Paris, France; BNP Paribas USA, Inc., New York, New York; and BNP Paribas Securities Corp. — issuance of a consent cease-and-desist order and assessment of a civil money penalty.

-Approved, June 26, 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 July 20, 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 July 19, 2017):  $4,523,637 (in millions of dollars). (On September 26, 2007, this amount was $900,473 (in millions of dollars)).

(See the release for further information.)

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