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Compliance Examination Handbook
Revised Handbook Now Available
FIL-10-2007
January 30, 2007


Summary: The FDIC has revised its Compliance Examination Handbook. The new handbook contains the FDIC's compliance examination policies and procedures in effect as of June 2006. It also includes revised Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) examination procedures and performance evaluations. The handbook will be available in electronic format only and can be accessed on the FDIC's Web site at http://www.fdic.gov/regulations/compliance/handbook/index.html.

Highlights:

  • The FDIC's Compliance Examination Handbook has been revised. The new handbook covers the FDIC's risk-focused policies and procedures in effect as of June 2006 for compliance examinations. It also includes revised CRA examination procedures and performance evaluations.
  • A description of the handbook's organization and content is attached.
  • The revised handbook will be available in electronic format only. The handbook can be accessed on the FDIC's Web site, free of charge, at http://www.fdic.gov/regulations/compliance/handbook/index.html. A CD-ROM will be sent to all handbook subscribers.
  • Originally released in 1996, the handbook was last revised in 1999.

Continuation of FIL-10-2007

Distribution:
FDIC-Supervised Banks (Commercial and Savings)

Suggested Routing:
Chief Executive Officer
Compliance Officer

Related Topics:
None

Attachment:
Description of handbook's organization and significant changes
Description of handbook's organization and significant changes - PDF 20k (PDF Help)

Contact:
Senior Policy Analyst Patricia I. Cashman at pcashman@fdic.gov or 202.898.6534

Printable Format:
FIL-10-2007 - PDF 32k (PDF Help)

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Financial Institution Letters
FIL-10-2007
January 30, 2007

Compliance Examination Handbook
Revised Handbook Now Available

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation's Division of Supervision and Consumer Protection has revised its Compliance Examination Handbook. The new handbook covers policies and procedures in effect as of June 2006 for compliance and Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) examinations.

Since the handbook's last revision in 1999, a significant volume of examination procedures and guidance has been issued. The latest edition of the handbook includes this new information and presents it in a manner that reflects the risk-focused compliance examination process. Revised CRA examination procedures and performance evaluations are also included. A description of the handbook's organization and contents is attached.

As indicated when the previous edition of the handbook was released, the handbook will be available to all interested parties in electronic format only. It can be accessed on the FDIC's Web site, free of charge, at http://www.fdic.gov/regulations/compliance/handbook/index.html. Those who subscribe to the handbook will receive it on CD-ROM. Updates to the handbook will also be available in electronic format only and will automatically be sent to subscribers. For more information about ordering or subscribing, please contact the FDIC's Public Information Center at 1-877-ASK-FDIC (1-877-275-3342).

Sandra Thompson
Director
Division of Supervision and Consumer Protection




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