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Financial Institution Letters

December 15, 2017

Major Disaster Examiner Guidance

Interagency Supervisory Examiner Guidance for Institutions Affected by a Major Disaster

Printable Format:

FIL-62-2017 - PDF (PDF Help)


The federal financial institution regulatory agencies, in consultation with the Conference of State Bank Supervisors, have jointly issued the attached guidance outlining the supervisory practices to be followed in assessing the financial condition of insured depository institutions and branches and agencies of foreign banking organizations (institutions) affected by a disaster that results in the President declaring an area a major disaster with individual assistance.

Statement of Applicability to Institutions With Total Assets Under $1 Billion: This Financial Institution Letter applies to all FDIC-supervised institutions that are directly affected by a major disaster.



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