Supervision News Flash

The Supervision News Flash is an occasional publication of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond that provides information on topics and trends affecting financial institutions as well as Supervision, Regulation and Credit throughout the Fifth Federal Reserve District.

November 2017

Supervision News Flash - November 2017

In this issue we cover Troubled Debt Restructurings, look at changes to the Consumer Compliance Rating System, and discuss preparing for implementation of the current expected credit loss (CECL) standards. We also highlight an upcoming webinar and recap recent Supervision and Regulation Letters.

September 2017

Supervision News Flash - September 2017

In this issue we cover cyber-insurance policies as well as the requirement to report cyber-attacks to your primary federal regulator; we focus on the importance of internal audit risk assessments; we highlight upcoming events and we recap recent Supervision and Regulation Letters.

July 2017

Supervision News Flash - July 2017

In this issue we discuss the need for sound policies and procedures for construction lending; we highlight how third-party relationships that advertise deposit rates and generate funding for your institution may meet the FDIC’s definition for a brokered deposit; we highlight upcoming events and we recap recent Supervision and Regulation Letters.

June 2017

Supervision News Flash - June 2017

In this issue we discuss the need to align your policy limits with your risk tolerance; we highlight analyses you can do now with your most recent HMDA and CRA data; we share how to avoid common BHC issues; we talk about restrictions on sharing confidential supervisory information; we highlight upcoming events and we recap recent Supervision and Regulation Letters.

January 2017

Supervision News Flash - January 2017

In this issue we spotlight additional IT issues we’re seeing, this time focusing on IT change management as well as IT security breaches; we share things to consider when stressing and analyzing scenarios at commercial real estate concentrated banks; and we recap recent Supervision and Regulation Letters.

December 2016

Supervision News Flash - December 2016

In this issue we spotlight more IT issues we’re seeing, this time focusing on IT project management; we share highlights of the new risk management supervision guidance SR 16-11; we recap recent Supervision and Regulation Letters; we update you on our recent Community Banking Technology Forum; and let you know that holding company annual reports can now be easily searched online.

November 2016

Supervision News Flash - November 2016

In this issue we highlight the need to focus on how bank holding company subordinated debt may affect subsidiary banks; we share highlights of the BSA Coalition Anti-Money Laundering Conference; we recap recent Supervision and Regulation Letters; and we talk about our Community Bankers Forum that’s slated for November 14-15.

October 2016

Supervision News Flash - October 2016

In this issue we highlight the need to report a change in bank control before it happens; we share another update on internal audit expectations; we recap recent Supervision and Regulation Letters; we talk about our Community Bankers Forum that’s slated for November 14-15; and we share quick updates on recent speeches.

August 2016

Supervision News Flash - August 2016

In this issue we highlight SR 09-4 and capital distributions; we discuss the need to periodically review CRA assessment areas; we share another update on CECL; we recap recent Supervision and Regulation Letters; we talk about our Community Banking Technology Forum that’s slated for September 12; and we share quick updates on monetary policy and our regional economy.

April 2016

Supervision News Flash - April 2016

In this issue we discuss the third in a series of IT hot topics for exams that covers Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Planning; we share an update on InTREx — the inter-agency Information Technology Risk Examination Program; we highlight a few upcoming banking events at the Richmond Fed; we share a recent economic-outlook speech from Richmond Fed President Jeffrey Lacker; and we recap recent Supervision and Regulation Letters.

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The Supervision News Flash helps you stay abreast of topics and trends affecting financial institutions in the Fifth Federal Reserve District. On a periodic basis we’ll share insights on what our examiners, analysts and economists are seeing both within the Richmond Fed’s portfolio as well as trends from across the entire System.