- Severe storms and flooding have caused significant damage to areas of Ohio and Wisconsin.
- In Ohio, eight counties have now been declared federal disaster areas, with the addition of Hardin and Seneca counties.
- In Wisconsin, 14 counties have been declared federal disaster areas, with the addition of Columbia, Dane, Grant, Green, Iowa, Jefferson, Kenosha, Racine, and Rock counties.
- The FDIC is encouraging banks to work constructively with borrowers who are experiencing difficulties beyond their control because of damage caused by the storms and floods.
- Extending repayment terms, restructuring existing loans or easing terms for new loans, if done in a manner consistent with sound banking practices, can contribute to the health of the community and serve the long-term interests of the lending institution.
- The FDIC will also consider regulatory relief from certain filing and publishing requirements for banks in the affected areas.
FDIC-Supervised Banks (Commercial and Savings)
in Ohio and Wisconsin
Chief Executive Officer
Chief Lending Officer
Supervisory Practices Regarding Depository Institutions and Borrowers in Areas Affected by Severe Storms and Flooding in Ohio and Wisconsin
For Ohio, Assistant Regional Director Kirk L. Holt at
(312) 382-7592 or KHolt@fdic.gov.
For Wisconsin, Assistant Regional Director Javier
S. Serna at (312) 382-7520 or JSerna@fdic.gov.
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