FDIC

Agencies Issue Proposal on Incentive-Based Compensation

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), and the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), have adopted a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPR) to address incentive-based compensation arrangements, as required under section 956 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (section 956).  The National Credit…

FDIC: List of Banks Examined for CRA Compliance Issued

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) today issued its list of state nonmember banks recently evaluated for compliance with the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA).  The list covers evaluation ratings that the FDIC assigned to institutions in February 2024. The CRA is a 1977 law intended to encourage insured banks and thrifts to meet local credit…

Agencies Issue Guide to Assist Community Banks to Develop and Implement Third-Party Risk Management Practices

Federal bank regulatory agencies today released a guide to support community banks in managing risks presented by third-party relationships. Community banks engage with third parties to help compete in and respond to an evolving financial services landscape. Third-party relationships present varied risks that community banks are expected to appropriately identify, assess, monitor, and control to…

FDIC: Fulton Bank, NA of Lancaster, PA Assumes Substantially All Deposits of Republic First Bank, Philadelphia

Philadelphia-based Republic First Bank (doing business as Republic Bank) was closed today by the Pennsylvania Department of Banking and Securities, which appointed the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) as receiver. To protect depositors, the FDIC entered into an agreement with Fulton Bank, National Association of Lancaster, Pennsylvania to assume substantially all of the deposits and…

FDIC: Five New Members Named to Advisory Committee on Community Banking

May 2nd meeting to address a wide range of community banking issues The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) today announced five new members of the agency’s Advisory Committee on Community Banking: Composed of a cross-section of community bankers from around the country, the FDIC’s Advisory Committee shares input on a broad range of community bank…

FDIC: Four Banker Named to Minority Depository Institutions Subcommittee

May 1st meeting to address key challenges and opportunities for minority banks The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) today announced four new members of the agency’s Minority Depository Institutions (MDI) Subcommittee to the Advisory Committee on Community Banking: On May 1, 2024, the MDI Subcommittee will meet to share insights into key challenges and opportunities…

FDIC: List of Banks Examined for CRA Compliance Issued

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) today issued its list of state nonmember banks recently evaluated for compliance with the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA).  The list covers evaluation ratings that the FDIC assigned to institutions in January 2024. The CRA is a 1977 law intended to encourage insured banks and thrifts to meet local credit…

FDIC: Public Comment Sought on Proposed Revisions to FDIC Statement of Policy on Bank Merger Transactions

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) Board of Directors today approved a Federal Register notice seeking public comment on proposed revisions to the agency’s Statement of Policy (revised SOP) on Bank Merger Transactions. “This proposed Statement of Policy would update, strengthen, and clarify the FDIC’s approach to evaluating mergers under the Bank Merger Act,” said Chairman Martin…

Agencies Extend Applicability Date of Certain Provision of the CRA Final Rule

Federal bank regulatory agencies today jointly issued an interim final rule that extends the applicability date of certain provisions in their Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) final rule issued in October 2023. The agencies also requested comment on the extension. To promote clarity and consistency, the agencies extended the applicability date of the facility-based assessment areas…

Agencies Take Temporary Action on Appraisal Requirements in Area Affected by Hawaii Wildfires

To help facilitate recovery efforts from wildfires in Hawaii last year, four federal financial institution regulatory agencies today temporarily paused certain appraisal requirements for real estate-related transactions in Maui County. This temporary action is expected to allow banks and credit unions to work with families and businesses without obtaining an appraisal. Banks and credit unions…