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U.S. Frees Prudential From ‘Too Big to Fail’ Label
The Financial Stability Oversight Council's decision means there are no longer any nonbanks subject to stricter, post-crisis oversight.
GE Capital Sheds ‘Too Big To Fail’ Label
Regulators decide the finance firm is no longer "systemically important," recognizing GE's extensive divestitures of non-core assets.
Largest U.S. Banks Pass Latest Stress Tests
The banks' projected capital cushions in the event of a severe recession all exceeded the Fed's minimum requirements.
Five Top Banks Fail Tests of Bankruptcy Plans
The firms now have until Oct. 1 to show they can survive a financial collapse without a taxpayer bailout.
GE Capital Says It’s Not ‘Too Big To Fail’
The GE unit says it has completed 80% of its asset reductions and exited consumer lending.
Judge Strips MetLife of ‘Too Big to Fail’ Label
MetLife's victory in a legal battle with regulators could encourage other institutions to challenge the "systemically important" designation.
U.K. Lenders Must Issue $41B in New Debt
The additional debt will go toward the financial cushion that banks must have to comply with new EU regulations.
Canadian Banks Face $114B Compliance Bill
New global rules will require the banks to have a shock-absorbing cushion even though they avoided the 2008 crisis.
Banks Facing $1.2T Deficit Under Stability Plan
A top regulator says the new rules are a "robust standard" that allows "systemically important" banks to fail without putting taxpayer funds at risk.
S&P Puts Largest U.S. Banks On ‘Credit Watch Negative’
There is now a lower probability that the eight largest U.S. banks would be bailed out by the federal government in a crisis, says Standard & Poor's.
Big Banks Face $120B Shortfall Under Fed Rule
The Fed's proposed rule on big banks' “total loss absorbing capacity” is part of the new regime designed to avert a "too big to fail" scenario.