Title

The Capital Assistance Program and Its “Stress Test”
Client Memorandum

Created date

2/27/2009

Two weeks after the US government first announced its Financial Stability Plan, the US Treasury Department and the Federal Reserve, on February 25, 2009, released more information about the Capital Assistance Program. The new information covers, among other things, one of the most talked about features of the Financial Stability Plan – the “stress test” for systemically important financial institutions.