FDIC: Emergency Capital Investment Program Available for CDFIs and Minority Depository Institutions

Summary: The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) is advising certified Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) and minority depository institutions (MDIs) of the Emergency Capital Investment Program (ECIP) established by the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021.  Under the ECIP, certified CDFIs and MDIs may be eligible for capital investments from the U.S. […]

Federal Bank Regulators Issue Rule Supporting Treasury’s Investments in Minority Depository Institutions and CDFIs

Federal bank regulatory agencies today announced an interim final rule that supports the Treasury Department’s implementation of a program established by Congress to make capital investments in minority depository institutions and community development financial institutions. The Treasury Department’s Emergency Capital Investment Program (ECIP) will support the efforts of these financial institutions to […]

Interagency CRA Frequently Asked Questions Related to COVID-19 Pandemic Issued

Summary The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (collectively, the agencies) today published a new version of frequently asked questions (FAQ) to assist financial institutions and examiners with determining Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) consideration […]

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 December 2020. The CRA is a 1977 law intended to encourage insured banks and […]

FDIC: Strategic Plan to Reinforce Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Within the Agency and Among the Financial Institutions It Supervises Released

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) today released the agency’s latest strategic plan to incorporate and promote diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in every aspect of its mission and operations. Read the FDIC’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Strategic Plan. “My goal is to build and maintain an FDIC workforce that is […]

FDIC: CRA Examination Schedules for Second and Third Quarters 2021 Issued

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) today issued the lists of institutions scheduled for a Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) examination during the second quarter 2021 and third quarter 2021. CRA regulations require each federal bank and thrift regulator to publish its quarterly CRA examination schedule at least 30 days before […]

FDIC: First FDIC Chief Innovation Officer Appointed

Sultan Meghji to spearhead agency’s tech lab and financial innovation efforts The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) today named Sultan Meghji as the agency’s first Chief Innovation Officer, charged with leading the FDIC’s efforts to promote the adoption of innovative technologies across the financial services sector.  “As a recognized expert […]

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 November 2020.   The CRA is a 1977 law intended to encourage insured banks and […]

FDIC: Rule on the Role of Supervisory Guidance Approved

 The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) approved a final rule outlining and confirming the agency’s use of supervisory guidance for regulated institutions. The final rule codifies the interagency statement on the role of supervisory guidance, as amended, issued in September 2018 to clarify the differences between regulations and guidance, and […]

FDIC: Eleven Companies Selected to Compete in Final Phase of Tech Sprint

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) today announced the selection of 11 companies to compete in the third and final phase of the agency’s Rapid Phased Prototyping Competition, a tech sprint designed to develop an innovative new approach to financial reporting, particularly for community banks. The FDIC selected the following […]