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Financial Institution Letters

September 2, 2016

Regulatory Relief

Meeting the Financial Needs of Customers Affected by Storms and Flooding in Louisiana

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FIL-59-2016 - PDF (PDF Help)


The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) encourages depository institutions to consider all reasonable and prudent steps to assist customers in communities affected by recent storms and flooding in Louisiana. The FDIC recognizes that efforts to work with borrowers in the affected communities can be consistent with safe-and-sound banking practices and in the public interest.

Statement of Applicability to Institutions Under $1 Billion in Total Assets: This Financial Institution Letter applies to all FDIC-supervised institutions, including community banks.



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