Summary of Federal Reserve Proposed Rule on Definitions Related to Nonbank Financial Companies and Interconnectedness of Systemically Important Firms

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On February 8, 2011, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (the "Board") issued a notice of proposed rulemaking and request for comment setting forth suggested definitions of terms that appear in the systemic risk provisions of Title I of the Dodd-Frank Act—"predominantly engaged in financial activities," "significant nonbank financial company" and "significant bank holding company."