Banking Supervision Highlights

Posted July 3, 2014

This issue of Consumer Compliance Outlook discusses our risk-focused supervision program for community banks, including responses to questions received and consumer compliance considerations for usage of social media. Recent consumer compliance-related regulatory updates are also featured.


Posted July 2, 2014

This issue of Community Banking Connections discusses Federal Reserve Board staff perspectives on community bank supervision, emerging risks related to municipal lending, the unique risks of bank-owned life insurance, the application of accounting guidance as credit trends improve, and the Federal Reserve’s plans to conduct more off-site credit reviews.


Posted June 23, 2014

The 1Q14 “Banks at a Glance” reports are now available, highlighting key indicators of banking conditions within each of the nine states comprising the 12th Federal Reserve District.


Posted June 5, 2014

The latest Supervisory Spotlight highlights BSA/AML risk and the impact weaknesses in this area can have on banks’ merger activity and expansionary plans. It also provides insight and resources on negative and zero provisions to the ALLL.


Posted May 27, 2014

The First Quarter 2014 issue of Consumer Compliance Outlook discusses new and revised Interagency Q&As regarding the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA), understanding the CRA assessment area requirements, and the transition from Small Bank to Intermediate Small Bank under CRA. Recent consumer compliance-related regulatory updates are also featured.