Supervision in Brief

This publication offers observations by the Head of Supervision of Financial Institution Supervision and Credit (FISC) on current banking and regulatory issues facing 12th District institutions. See Supervisory Spotlight for Head of Supervision communications prior to 2017.


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Hard Policy Challenges Exist Amid Positive Banking Conditions

Posted August 2, 2019

This issue of Supervision in Brief discusses three topics that arose during a recent Western Bankers Association roundtable at our Los Angeles branch. While banking conditions remain very positive overall, our conversations at the roundtable revealed that banking and financial services still face a number of challenging and complex policy issues.


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Fed Leadership Changes and Regulatory Reform Will Shape Our Supervisory Agenda

Posted June 6, 2018

This issue of Supervision in Brief commends John Williams, outgoing San Francisco Fed president and chief executive officer, for his leadership and legacy as he prepares to assume the presidency of the New York Fed. We also provide details on the San Francisco Fed’s presidential search process and offer an online resource to follow the progress.


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August 2017: Introducing Tracy Basinger

Posted August 29, 2017

Tracy Basinger was appointed executive vice president and director of the Financial Institution Supervision and Credit Division at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco on July 1, 2017. In this special first issue of Supervision in Brief, her quarterly newsletter to bankers in the 12th District, she provides highlights on her background and offers views of some of the important issues facing financial institutions.