News Release 2012-76 | May 14, 2012

Agencies Clarify Supervisory Expectations for Stress Testing by Community Banks

Joint Release

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Office of the Comptroller of the Currency

Three federal banking agencies Monday issued a joint statement to clarify expectations for stress testing by community banks—banks, savings associations, and bank and savings and loan holding companies with $10 billion or less in total assets. The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, and the Office of the Comptroller of Currency clarified that community banks are not required or expected to conduct the types of stress testing required of larger organizations.

Media Contacts

Federal Reserve Barbara Hagenbaugh (202) 452-2955
FDIC David Barr (202) 898-6992
OCC Bryan Hubbard (202) 874-5770

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