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Supervisory Spotlight

Posted November 30, 2015

This issue of Supervisory Spotlight focuses on some of the risks Federal Reserve Bank analysts and examiners are seeing in institutions in the 12th District. The three highest concerns—BSA/AML, cybersecurity, and interest rate risk—are unchanged since April, but our recent Risk Assessment Session noted that CRE concentration and loan growth concerns are rising.

Federal Reserve System Publications

Posted November 24, 2015

This issue of Community Banking Connections highlights the tradeoffs associated with asset concentrations, best practices in business resumption planning, and the impact of the new flood insurance requirements on small lenders. It also includes the third and final part of a series on the development and maintenance of an effective loan policy.

Banks at a Glance

Posted September 10, 2015

The 2Q15 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.

Asia Focus

Posted September 3, 2015

This Asia Focus examines similarities in the process of banking reform in China and Vietnam, analyzes how both countries have dealt with financial crises, and draws lessons from their shared experiences that may be useful for other countries undertaking financial reforms.

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The ABCs of ASEAN’s Economic and Banking Integration

Posted November 16, 2015

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In 2007, the ten member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) adopted the goal to achieve economic integration by creating an ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) by year end 2015. The AEC aims to shift ASEAN from ten fragmented economies to a single market of goods, services, and investment together with freer movement of skilled labor and capital.

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Our foreign bank team supervises a group of primarily Asian foreign banking organizations operating in the District.



Discount Window

Our primary credit lending program extends credit to depository institutions, helping to alleviate temporary liquidity strains. To borrow, an institution must have on file the necessary authorizing resolutions and adequate pre-approved eligible collateral.

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Home of the Pacific Exchange blog, Asia Program focuses on issues important to banking in Asia and the Pacific Rim.

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