Transparency & Accountability - Legal Matters
The FDIC supports compliance with applicable laws and regulations, safe and sound operation of FDIC-insured depository institutions, resolution of financially troubled and insolvent institutions, the insurance of depository institutions, and FDIC-related litigation. This webpage provides information for certain legal activities undertaken by the FDIC.
For further information regarding any legal activities, please contact Legal@fdic.gov.
For more information: Federal Register Citations.
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Statutory mandate: 20 days to process a FOIA request.
FDIC average processing time for all simple requests was 8.93 days.
For more information: Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Service Center.
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These are the most frequently issued types of formal enforcement actions. Every order issued or notice of charges filed can be found here: Enforcement Decisions and Orders
Additional information on prior years’ enforcement actions may be found in the FDIC's Annual Reports.
Comment or view comments on pending, completed, or final rules proposed by the FDIC via Federal Register Citations.
Appeals process for insured depository institutions supervised by the FDIC to review material supervisory determinations and for FDIC depository institutions to review assessment determinations.
Information on meetings held by the FDIC Board of Directors, including results of all open meetings.
A compilation of banking-related material, including information from other agencies. Updated bimonthly.
The formal actions against financial institutions that are regulated by the FDIC or against their affiliated parties, including final orders and notices of changes.
In its receivership capacity, the FDIC may sue professionals who caused losses to a failed financial institution.