MARKET RISK: Proposal to allow banks to set their own capital standards for trading activities. Expected to be published shortly. Comments due 120 days later.

INTEREST RATE RISK: Proposal to require certain banks to report data on interest rate risk exposure. Expected to be published shortly in the Federal Register by the Federal Reserve Board and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. Comments due 60 days later.

REAL ESTATE LENDING: Proposal to ease application and notice requirements for real estate lending. Published July 7 by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency. Comments due Sept. 5.

FOREIGN BANKS: Proposal to limit retail deposits at uninsured U.S. branches of foreign banks. Published July 5 by the FDIC and the OCC. Comments due Sept 3.

MARKET RISK II: Proposal to let banks use internal models to measure the risk associated with foreign exchange and other trading activities. Expected to be published shortly by the Federal Reserve Board. Comments due Sept. 1.

CRIMINAL REFERRALS: Proposal to streamline rules requiring banks to report to regulators suspected criminal activity involving at least $5,000. Expected to be published soon by the Fed and the OCC. Comments due Sept. 1.

TRUST ASSETS: Proposal to require banks to report trust income and expense data. Published June 30 by the Federal Financial Institutions Examinations Council. Comments due Aug. 29.

BROKER DEALERS: Proposal to revamp Regulation T to reduce the rules and margin restrictions on certain securities transactions. Published by the Fed June 29. Comments due Aug. 28.

CREDIT UNION FEES: Proposal to exempt small credit unions from annual operating fees. Published June 26 by the National Credit Union Administration. Comments due Aug. 25.

SAFETY & SOUNDNESS: Proposal to include asset quality and earnings standards in new safety and soundness guidelines. Published Monday by the banking agencies. Comments due Aug. 24.

CREDIT ADVERTISING: Proposal to modify Regulation Z credit advertising rules to help consumers and cut costs. Published by the Fed June 27. Comments due Aug. 11

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