This article highlights the resources available from the FDIC that may assist community banks in understanding and meeting regulatory expectations, and identifies ways banks may be able to conduct required independent reviews of key bank functions using internal resources. By making use of the available resources and maintaining open communication with the FDIC to clarify regulatory expectations, banks may be able to avoid potentially unnecessary consultant expenses.
The Matters Requiring Board Attention (MRBA) page within the Risk Management Report of Examination is used to focus the attention of management and the directorate on material issues and recommendations requiring immediate consideration. This article describes the MRBA categories cited most often at satisfactorily rated institutions and highlights trends in these categories since 2010.
This feature provides an overview of recently released regulations and other items of interest.
Supervisory Insights is published by the Division of Supervision and Consumer Protection of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation to promote sound principles and best practices for bank supervision.
Martin J. Gruenberg
Doreen R. Eberley
Director, Division of Risk Management Supervision
Journal Executive Board
Division of Risk Management
George E. French, Deputy Director and Executive Editor
James C. Watkins, Senior Deputy Director
Robert L. Burns, Deputy Director
Melinda West, Deputy Director
Division of Depositor and Consumer
Sylvia H. Plunkett, Senior Deputy Director
Jonathan N. Miller, Deputy Director
Michael J. Dean, Acting Regional Director, Atlanta Region
Kristie K. Elmquist, Dallas Region
Stan R. Ivie, San Francisco Region
James D. LaPierre, Kansas City Region
M. Anthony Lowe, Chicago Region
John F. Vogel, New York Region
Kim E. Lowry
Daniel P. Bergman
Jeffrey A. Fahrmann
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