UNREALIZED GAINS. Proposal by the banking and thrift agencies to let banks count 45% of unrealized equity investment gains as Tier 2 risk-based capital. Expected to be published soon. Comments due 60 days later.
FDIC APPLICATIONS: Proposal by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. to speed approvals of mergers, branching locations, deposit insurance coverage, and other activities for healthy financial institutions. Published today. Comments due Jan. 8.