With What Matters Most, the Financial Institutions practice newsletter, we summarize what is relevant for community financial institutions in a digestible and plain-English format. We give you a unique perspective (otherwise, why bother, right?) on matters impacting you. Rather than daily or monthly, we issue these briefings when it matters most, based on our conversations with regulators, analysts, and financial institution leaders. We also include our commentary at the end and keep it light and entertaining.
In this issue, we highlight the recent regulatory guidance on oil and gas lending. We also discuss capital under the new Basel III rules, stress test results and audit requirements, and regulatory relief efforts for community banks. We provide a … Continued