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Insurance Corporation

Each depositor insured to at least $250,000 per insured bank

Office of International Affairs

Mission Statement

The Office of International Affairs coordinates the FDIC's subject matter expertise to address global financial issues of importance to the deposit insurance system and the banking public and to provide the highest quality technical assistance, training and consulting services to foreign deposit insurers, bank supervisors and resolution authorities. The Office serves as a central point for all international related activities, including guidance for traveling internationally on behalf of the FDIC.

The International Program Consists of the Following Major Areas:

If you have questions about any of the areas described above, please contact InternationalAffairs@fdic.gov.

International Outreach:

FDIC subject-matter experts participate as keynote speakers, panel members and facilitators for numerous conferences, symposia and seminars sponsored by international organizations in the global financial industry. FDIC Chairman Martin Gruenberg served as President of the IADI and Chair of its Executive Council from November 2007 to October 2012. Thomas M. Hoenig, Vice Chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, was elected for a two-year term as the IADI President and Chair of the Executive Council in October 2015.

As an IADI Member, FDIC provides research to numerous policy and guidance papers, serves as Chairperson of the Training and Conference Committee, and a member of the Governance Committee, Membership and Communications Committee, Finance and Planning Committee, and the Data and Survey Committee. In addition, the FDIC serves as a member of the Research and Guidance Committee Guidance Group, as Chair of the Committee’s Subcommittee on the Recoveries from Assets of Failed Banks, and a member of the Committee’s Subcommittees on Dealing with Parties at Fault in a Bank Failure and Fraud, Integrated Deposit Insurance, and Bail-in Implications for Deposit Insurance and Funding.

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