FFIEC: Agencies Release List of Distressed or Underserved Nonmetropolitan Middle-Income Geographies

The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency today announced the availability of the 2019 list of distressed or underserved nonmetropolitan middle-income geographies, where revitalization or stabilization activities are eligible to receive Community Reinvestment Act […]

Interagency Release: List of Distressed and Underserved Nonmetropolitan Middle-Income Geographies for 2019 Released

The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency today announced the availability of the 2019 list of distressed or underserved nonmetropolitan middle-income geographies, where revitalization or stabilization activities are eligible to receive Community Reinvestment Act […]

Federal Reserve: Report on the Economic Well-Being of U.S. Households Issued

The Federal Reserve Board’s latest Report on the Economic Well-Being of U.S. Households found that most measures of economic well-being and financial resilience in 2018 were similar to, or slightly better than, those in 2017. Overall, the financial experiences reported by the 11,000 adults surveyed in 2018 were largely positive, and many […]

Federal Reserve: Final Rule Approved to Repeal Regulations for SAFE Act

The Federal Reserve Board on Thursday approved final amendments to its regulations to reflect the transfer of the Board’s rulemaking authority for the Secure and Fair Enforcement for Mortgage Licensing Act (S.A.F.E. Act) to the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (Bureau). Entities that were subject to the Board’s rules are […]

Interagency: Proposed Rule to Limit Impact of Large Bank Failures

The federal banking agencies on Tuesday proposed a rule to limit the interconnectedness of large banking organizations and reduce the impact from failure of the largest banking organizations. The proposal would complement other measures that the banking agencies have taken to limit interconnectedness among large banking organizations. Global systemically important […]

Federal Reserve: “A Guide to HMDA Reporting: Getting It Right!” Revised

The Task Force on Consumer Compliance of the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council recently developed a revised version of “A Guide to HMDA Reporting: Getting It Right!” (Guide). The updated Guide is for use in connection with Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA)1 data collected beginning on January 1, 2019 pursuant to […]

Interagency: Agencies Announce Two Public Meetings on Merger of BB&T and SunTrust; Public Comment Period Extended

The Federal Reserve Board and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) on Thursday announced that they will jointly hold two public meetings on the proposed merger of BB&T Corporation, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, with SunTrust Banks, Inc., Atlanta, Georgia. As part of the proposal, BB&T would merge SunTrust Bank with and […]

Federal Reserve: Consumer Affairs Letter Issued Regarding NMTCs and Public Welfare Investments

CA 19-1: New Markets Tax Credits and Public Welfare Investments BOARD OF GOVERNORS OF THE FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM WASHINGTON, D.C. 20551   DIVISION OF CONSUMER AND COMMUNITY AFFAIRS CA 19-1 February 26, 2019   TO THE OFFICERS AND MANAGERS IN CHARGE OF CONSUMER AFFAIRS SECTIONS AND FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS SUPERVISED BY THE […]