Subordinated Debt

Title: Subordinated Debt
Subject: Subordinated debt; secondary capital
Agency: NCUA
Proposed rule

The NCUA Board is proposing to amend the Subordinated Debt rule, which the Board finalized in December 2020 with an effective date of January 1, 2022. The Board proposes to amend the definition of “Grandfathered Secondary Capital” to include any secondary capital issued to the United States Government or one of its subdivisions (U.S. Government), under an application approved before January 1, 2022, irrespective of the date of issuance. The proposed change would benefit eligible low-income credit unions (LICUs) that are either participating in the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s (Treasury) Emergency Capital Investment Program (ECIP) or other programs administered by the U.S. Government that can be used to fund secondary capital, if they do not receive the funds for such programs by December 31, 2021. The Board also proposes to extend the expiration of regulatory capital treatment for these issuances to the later of 20 years from the date of issuance or January 1, 2042.

FR Doc: 2021-21055
Date proposed: Sept. 23, 2021
Comments due date: Oct. 28, 2021
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Proposal gives some credit unions more room to participate in subordinated debt

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