Consumer Financial Protection
The central mission of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)
is to make markets for consumer financial products and services work for
Americans — whether they are applying for a mortgage, choosing among
credit cards, or using any number of other consumer financial products.
Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC)
The FFIEC is an interagency body that promotes uniformity in the examination and
supervision of financial institutions by the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve
System, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), the National Credit Union
Administration (NCUA), the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), and the Office
of Thrift Supervision (OTS).
Federal Reserve Board
The Federal Reserve shares responsibilities with state and federal supervisors, including
overseeing both the operations of foreign banking organizations in the U.S. and the
establishment, examination, and termination of branches, agencies, commercial lending
subsidiaries, and representative offices of foreign banks in the U.S.
National Technical Information Service (NTIS)
NTIS provides government banking and financial data files on magnetic tape, cartridge,
CD-ROM and hardcopy. FDIC products provided by NTIS include Call Reports, Survey of
Deposits (SOD), and Trust data.
Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC)
The OCC charters, regulates, and supervises all national banks. (The word
"National" appears in the name of a national bank, or the initials
"N.A." follow its name.) The OCC also supervises the federal branches and
agencies of foreign banks.
The SEC administers federal securities laws that
protect investors in securities markets and ensure that investors have
access to disclosure of all material information concerning publicly
traded securities. The SEC also regulates firms engaged in the purchase
or sale of securities, people who provide investment advice, and