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Banker Resource Center

Third-Party Relationships

Third parties can help financial institutions attain strategic objectives, access expertise, or improve efficiency for a particular activity. The use of third parties does not diminish the responsibility to ensure that the activity is conducted in a safe-and-sound manner.

Laws and Regulations

Key laws and regulations that pertain to FDIC-supervised institutions; note that other laws and regulations also may apply depending on the nature of the third-party relationship.

Supervisory Resources

Frequently asked questions, advisories, statements of policy, and other information issued by the FDIC alone, or on an interagency basis, provided to promote safe-and-sound operations.

Other Resources

Supplemental information related to safe-and-sound banking operations.