Circular Letters - Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta - FRB Atlanta Announcements of news, policy, and guidance from the Federal Reserve Board of Governors. en-us Atlanta Fed Logo Federal Reserve Issues FOMC Statement E1A94F52-4882-4BFC-9DF7-5A819D30E188 Wed, 29 Jul 2020 15:00:00 EST The Federal Open Market Committee announced its decision to maintain the target range for the federal funds rate at 0 to 1/4 percent. Fed Extends Dollar Liquidity Swap Lines CE4E8DC0-1685-4C20-8448-A7102EB2F899 Wed, 29 Jul 2020 14:55:00 EST The Federal Reserve has announced the extensions of its temporary U.S. dollar liquidity swap lines and the temporary repurchase agreement facility for foreign and international monetary authorities. Fed Extends Certain Lending Facilities’ Expiration Dates 51D13E49-0B80-4FBD-8B8B-FCCD567ACC28 Tue, 28 Jul 2020 10:41:00 EST The Federal Reserve has announced an extension through December 31 of its lending facilities that were set to expire on or around September 30, in part to ensure that the facilities will be available to help the economy recover from the pandemic. Fed Finalizes Rule Updating Information Act 6347BA4F-6C0E-4871-8B71-B90C1CDD1094 Fri, 24 Jul 2020 15:14:00 EST The Federal Reserve Board has finalized a rule that implements technical, clarifying updates to Freedom of Information Act procedures and changes to rules for disclosing confidential supervisory information. Fed Expands Eligible Counterparties in Three Lending Facilities C58E04CA-583A-4513-A8FB-C9B12DD0EEE4 Thu, 23 Jul 2020 15:00:00 EST The Federal Reserve Board has broadened the set of firms eligible to transact with and provide services in three emergency lending facilities, a move that will increase the Federal Reserve's operational capacity and insight into the respective markets. Fed to Maintain Price Schedule for Services in 2021 20BBBE4B-2ABC-40BA-BB47-3071CB479D2D Tue, 21 Jul 2020 14:46:00 EST Recognizing the uncertainties created by the pandemic, the Fed announced its intent to maintain in 2021 the current schedule of prices for most payment services that the Federal Reserve Banks provide to depository institutions. Federal Reserve Modifies Lending Program 42C2A01A-11A7-44BD-901D-17E712C35E65 Mon, 20 Jul 2020 10:20:00 EST The Federal Reserve Board has modified the Main Street Lending Program to provide greater access to credit for nonprofit organizations such as educational institutions, hospitals, and social service organizations. Rule Change Announced to Paycheck Protection Program 086C6455-579A-4567-A7D1-6308ED1B51D1 Thu, 16 Jul 2020 12:06:00 EST The Federal Reserve Board has announced an extension of a rule change to bolster the effectiveness of the Small Business Administration's Paycheck Protection Program. Largest Firms Receive Resolution Plan Information EECC455D-9AE4-46BF-862B-CB632A21BF03 Thu, 02 Jul 2020 12:06:00 EST Regulators have provided information to the eight largest and most complex domestic banking organizations that will guide their next resolution plans, which are due by July 1, 2021. Federal Open Market Committee Minutes Released 2795601F-25F4-414C-BCAA-20EF498CC1E3 Wed, 01 Jul 2020 15:38:00 EST The Federal Reserve Board and the Federal Open Market Committee have released the minutes of last month’s Committee meeting. The minutes include a summary of economic projections made by Federal Reserve Board members and Reserve Bank presidents for the meeting.