Capital Adequacy Guidelines Law and Legal Definition

According to 12 CFR 263.81 [Title 12 -- Banks and Banking; Chapter II -- Federal Reserve System; Subchapter A -- Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System; Part 263 -- Rules of Practice for Hearings; Subpart E -- Procedures for Issuance and Enforcement of Directives to Maintain Adequate Capital], Capital Adequacy Guidelines means “those guidelines for bank holding companies and state member banks contained in appendices A and D to the Board's Regulation Y (12 CFR part 225), and in Appendix A to the Board's Regulation H, or any succeeding capital guidelines promulgated by the Board.”