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Type: FCA Regulation
PART 615 - FUNDING AND FISCAL AFFAIRS, LOAN POLICIES AND OPERATIONS, AND FUNDING OPERATIONS
Subpart K - Surplus and Collateral Requirements


615.5330 Minimum surplus ratios.
(a) Total surplus.
(1) Each institution shall achieve and at all times maintain a ratio of at least 7 percent of total surplus to the risk-adjusted asset base.
(2) The risk-adjusted asset base is the total dollar amount of the institution’s assets adjusted in accordance with 615.5301(i)(7) and weighted on the basis of risk in accordance with 615.5210.
(b) Core surplus.
(1) Each institution shall achieve and at all times maintain a ratio of core surplus to the risk-adjusted asset base of at least 3.5 percent, of which no more than 2 percentage points may consist of allocated equities otherwise includible pursuant to 615.5301(b).
(2) Each association shall compute its core surplus ratio by deducting an amount equal to the net investment in the bank from its core surplus.
(3) The risk-adjusted asset base is the total dollar amount of the institution’s assets adjusted in accordance with 615.5301(b)(3) and 615.5330(b)(2), and weighted on the basis of risk in accordance with 615.5210.
(c) An institution shall compute its risk-adjusted asset base, total surplus, and core surplus ratios using average daily balances for the most recent 3 months.

[63 FR 39228, July 22, 1998, as amended at 70 FR 35356, June 17, 2005; 75 FR 18744, Apr. 12, 2010]

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