Book Capital Law and Legal Definition

According to 12 CFR 303.2 [Title 12 -- Banks and Banking; Chapter III -- Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation; Subchapter A -- Procedure and Rules of Practice; Part 303 -- Filing Procedures; Subpart A -- Rules of General Applicability], book capital means “total equity capital which is comprised of perpetual preferred stock, common stock, surplus, undivided profits and capital reserves, as those items are defined in the instructions of the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) for the preparation of Consolidated Reports of Condition and Income for insured banks.”