Federal regulators expect banks and thrifts to move certain mortgage securitizations onto their balance sheets due to new accounting rules and are seeking comment on the impact it will have on capital ratios.

The new Financial Accounting Standard Board (FASB) rules go into effect in January. Request for comment was published in Tuesday's Federal Register and is a short 30 days. Institutions have until Oct. 15 to respond and convince regulators that they need capital relief.

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