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Inactive Financial Institution Letters

April 29, 2016

Mobile Financial Services

Update to FFIEC IT Examination Handbook Series



The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) has issued a new appendix, Mobile Financial Services, to the Retail Payment Systems booklet of the FFIEC Information Technology Handbook. The appendix provides guidance to assist examiners in evaluating the risks associated with mobile financial services.

Statement of Applicability to Institutions with Total Assets under $1 billion: This Financial Institution Letter applies to all FDIC-supervised institutions.


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