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FDIC Extends Comment Period on Third-Party Lending Guidance

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 4, 2016
Media contact:
Barbara Hagenbaugh
(202) 898-6993
mediarequests@fdic.gov

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) is extending the comment period for proposed guidance on third-party lending.

Comments on the proposed guidance, which was published on July 29, now must be received on or before October 27. The 45-day extension was made in response to requests from interested parties who asked for additional time to consider the proposal.

The proposed third-party lending guidance outlines the risks that may be associated with third-party lending as well as the expectations for a risk-management program, supervisory considerations, and examination procedures related to third-party lending.

Comments should be sent to thirdpartylending@fdic.gov and will be posted on the FDIC's website at https://www.fdic.gov/regulations/laws/publiccomments/.

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FDIC press releases and other information are available on the Internet at www.fdic.gov, by subscription electronically (go to www.fdic.gov/about/subscriptions/index.html) and may also be obtained through the FDIC's Public Information Center (877-275-3342 or 703-562-2200). PR-67-2016

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