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Federal Reserve System Publications

Posted December 31, 2018

The latest issue of the Consumer Compliance Outlook newsletter is now available. This issue includes articles on preparing for a consumer compliance examination, compliance with the escrow accounting rules, and information on recent regulatory updates and notable federal court opinions.

Federal Reserve System Publications

Posted December 20, 2018

This bulletin addresses the importance of sound risk management practices when credit risk is heightened by concentrations in commercial real estate (CRE) credits. It notes that the key to a successful CRE lending operation is the development of a robust risk management framework that includes strong underwriting standards and credit administration practices.

First Glance 12L

Posted November 30, 2018

The 3Q18 issue of First Glance 12L notes continued strong economic conditions and improved bank earnings and capital positions. However, deposit competition intensified, and on-balance sheet liquidity tightened. Surveys by various government and industry groups noted broad but cooling optimism about current conditions and some concern about forward trends.

Banks at a Glance – Bank Profiles by State

Posted November 7, 2018

The 2Q18 Banks at a Glance reports are now available, highlighting key indicators of economic and banking conditions within each of the nine states comprising the 12th Federal Reserve District.

Federal Reserve System Publications

Posted September 13, 2018

The lead article in this issue of Community Banking Connections discusses how culture drives a community bank’s mission. Other articles highlight revisions to the Federal Reserve’s risk management guidance and the risks of agricultural lending in challenging times. This issue also features the first CECL Corner, a new component that provides links to CECL resources and, in future issues, will discuss ways that community banks can better prepare for CECL.

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Pacific Exchange Blog

Views into Asia’s Foreign Indebtedness (Part Two)

Posted December 18, 2018

External imbalances are one factor that can compound a country’s ability to manage its foreign debts. Across Asia, current account surpluses and large stocks of foreign exchange reserves strengthen many countries’ ability to manage their external liabilities. Though several Asian economies face current account deficits or low reserve coverage, they continue to appear more resilient compared to the situations in Argentina and Turkey.

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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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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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