Comments due on derivatives exposure proposal
The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency have published [83 FR 64660] a proposal that would implement a new approach for calculating the exposure amount of derivative contracts under the agencies' regulatory capital rule. The proposed approach, called the standardized approach for counterparty credit risk (SA-CCR), would replace the current exposure methodology (CEM) as an additional methodology for calculating advanced approaches total risk-weighted assets under the capital rule. Comments are due by February 15, 2019.
UPDATE: On 2/15/19, the agencies issued a notice extending the comment period until March 18, 2019.