WASHINGTON — Armando Falcon Jr., director of the Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight, told industry officials last week that the agency’s imminent risk-based capital rule for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac would be consistent with recently proposed changes to international capital standards.

Speaking on Thursday at an America’s Community Bankers real-estate lending conference in Scottsdale, Ariz. Mr. Falcon detailed how his agency’s rule and supervisory practices echo the three core principles of capital requirements, supervisory review, and market discipline in the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision’s Jan. 16 proposal to update international capital regulations.

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