Severe storms and flooding caused significant property damage in areas of Tennessee during the period of August 17 to 21, 2010.
A federal disaster was declared on September 15, 2010, for selected counties in Tennessee.
The FDIC is encouraging banks to work constructively with borrowers experiencing difficulties beyond their control because of damage caused by the severe weather.
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 also will consider regulatory relief from certain filing and publishing requirements.
FDIC-Supervised Banks (Commercial and Savings)
Chief Executive Officer
Chief Lending Officer
Supervisory Practices Regarding Depository Institutions and Borrowers Affected by Severe Weather in Areas of Tennessee - PDF (PDF Help)
Assistant Regional Director Wayne A. Nichols at (901) 821-5203 or WNichols@fdic.gov
FDIC financial institution letters (FILs) may be accessed from the FDIC's Web site at www.fdic.gov/news/news/financial/2010/index.html.
To receive FILs electronically, please visit http://www.fdic.gov/about/subscriptions/fil.html.
Paper copies of FDIC financial institution letters 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).