Financial Institution Letters
August 24, 2015
Supervisory Insights Journal
Summer 2015 Issue Now Available
The Summer 2015 issue of Supervisory Insights features two articles of interest to examiners, bankers, and supervisors. One article highlights the critical role of corporate governance and strategic planning in navigating a challenging operating environment. The second article discusses the new requirements related to bank investment in securitizations as a result of the enactment of the Dodd-Frank Act. The publication is available at https://www.fdic.gov/regulations/examinations/supervisory/insights/index.html.
Statement of Applicability to Institutions with Total Assets under $1 Billion: The information contained in this issue of Supervisory Insights may be of general interest to FDIC-supervised financial institutions, but it is not supervisory guidance.
- "Strategic Planning in an Evolving Earnings Environment" provides an informal perspective on the strategic planning process and its importance for successful bank operations. The article concludes with a discussion of strategic planning in the context of issues bank boards and managements are dealing with today.
- "Bank Investment in Securitizations: The New Regulatory Landscape in Brief" summarizes important new requirements related to investment in securitizations as a result of the enactment of the Dodd-Frank Act, including potential effects on capital, and explains how an investment decision process can be structured to help a bank remain compliant with these new requirements.
- "Regulatory and Supervisory Roundup" provides an overview of recently released regulations and supervisory guidance.
- Suggestions for article topics and requests for permission to reprint articles should be emailed to email@example.com. Requests for print copies should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- FDIC-supervised Institutions
- Chief Executive Officer
- Compliance Officer
- Bank investment in securitizations
- Corporate governance
- Strategic planning
- Kim E. Lowry, Managing Editor (email@example.com or 202-898-6635)
FDIC Financial Institution Letters (FILs) are available on the FDIC's Web site at https://www.fdic.gov/news/news/financial/2015/index.html.
To receive FILs electronically, visit https://www.fdic.gov/about/subscriptions/fil.html.
Paper copies may be obtained through the FDIC's Public Information Center, 3501 Fairfax Drive, E-1002, Arlington, VA 22226 (1-877-275-3342 or 703-562-2200).