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Financial Institution Letters

October 23, 2019

Request for Information on the Use of the Uniform Financial Institutions Rating System

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FIL-64-2019 - PDF (PDF Help)


The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and the Federal Reserve Board are seeking information and comments from interested parties regarding the consistency of ratings assigned by the agencies under the Uniform Financial Institutions Rating System (more commonly known as CAMELS ratings). The agencies also are interested in receiving feedback concerning the current use of CAMELS ratings by the agencies in their bank application and enforcement action processes. The agencies will be accepting comments for 60 days.

Statement of Applicability to Institutions with Total Assets under $1 Billion: This Financial Institution Letter announces a request for information from any FDIC-supervised institution and the public.


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