Direct claims on and claims unconditionally guaranteed by the FDIC may be assigned a zero percent risk weight.
Exposures that are covered by a conditional guarantee, such as FDIC loss-sharing agreements, which include contractual conditions that acquirers must meet, may be assigned a 20 percent risk weight.
FDIC-Supervised Banks (Commercial and Savings)
Chief Executive Officer
Chief Financial Officer
Chief Accounting Officer
Risk-Based Capital Rules
12 CFR Part 325
Joint Agency Statement
Nancy Hunt, Acting Associate Director, Division of Supervision and Consumer Protection, at
Nhunt@fdic.gov or (202) 898-6643
FIL-7-2010 - PDF (PDF Help)
FDIC financial institution letters (FILs) may be accessed from the FDIC's Web site at www.fdic.gov/news/news/financial/2010/index.html.
To receive FILs electronically, please visit http://www.fdic.gov/about/subscriptions/fil.html.
Paper copies of FDIC financial institution letters may be obtained through the FDIC's Public Information Center, 3501 Fairfax Drive, E-1002, Arlington, VA 22226 (1-877-275-3342 or 703-562-2200).