technology audits -
As a former bank examiner
with over 40 years IT audit experience, I will bring an examiner's
perspective to the FFIEC information technology audit for bankers in
Texas, New Mexico, Colorado, and Oklahoma.
October 19, 2018 - OCC Enforcement Actions and Terminations for
October 2018 - The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
(OCC) today released new enforcement actions taken against
national banks, federal savings associations, and individuals
currently and formerly affiliated with national banks and
federal savings associations.
October 18, 2018 - Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City to host
third annual Code-A-Thon this weekend - The Code-A-Thon is an
annual event to encourage and inspire computer science and
engineering, collegiate students.
October 18, 2018 - St. Louis Fed's Bullard Suggests Modernizing
Monetary Policy Rules - Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
President James Bullard gave remarks titled “Modernizing
Monetary Policy Rules” to the Economic Club of Memphis on
October 18, 2018 - Speech by Vice Chairman for Supervision
Quarles on an optimistic assessment of the economic outlook and
monetary policy At the Economic Club of New York Luncheon, New
York, New York.
October 18, 2018 - ncua - Risk-Based Capital Rule to Become
Effective in 2020; Asset Threshold Raised.
October 17, 2018 - Chicago Fed Makes Working Mother Top 100 List
- The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago earned a spot on Working
Mother magazine’s 2018 100 Best Companies list for its benefits
and policies that support working families.
October 17, 2018 - Preventing the Next State Budget Crisis: A
Conference Summary By Rick Mattoon - On September 17, 2018, over
100 researchers, academics, policymakers, and business people
gathered at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago to explore
strategies and methods for improving state fiscal stability and
performance while promoting budgetary transparency.
October 17, 2018 - U.S. Economy in High Gear, but Ag Stuck in
Neutral By Nathan Kauffman Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City.
October 17, 2018 - The KC Fed LMCI suggest the level of activity
declined and momentum remained high in September - The level of
activity indicator decreased in September from 1.05 to 0.89,
while the momentum indicator was little changed at 1.43.
October 17, 2018 - Revised Interagency Examination Procedures
for Regulation CC - These revised examination procedures
supersede the examination procedures transmitted with CA Letter
October 17, 2018 - Speech by Governor Brainard on fintech and
the search for full stack financial inclusion At the FinTech,
Financial Inclusion -- and the Potential to Transform Financial
Services Hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and the
Aspen Institute Financial Security Program, Boston,
October 17, 2018 - Minutes of the Federal Open Market Committee,
September 25-26, 2018 - A summary of economic projections made
by Federal Reserve Board members and Reserve Bank presidents for
the meeting is also included as an addendum to these minutes.
October 17, 2018 - Federal Reserve Board announces approval of
application by Old National Bancorp.
October 16, 2018 - Teachers Tour St. Louis Fed’s Economy Museum
- Teachers from the greater St. Louis area stopped by the
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis recently for the first-ever
Museum Econ Ed Teacher Open House.
October 16, 2018 - The Federal Reserve, the Federal Deposit
Insurance Corporation, and the Office of the Comptroller of the
Currency are issuing the attached Frequently Asked Questions on
the Appraisal Regulations and the Interagency Appraisal and
Evaluation Guidelines to clarify certain aspects of the
agencies' appraisal regulations and to consolidate some of the
interagency frequently asked questions from a previous release
issued in 2005.
October 16, 2018 - Statistical Release - Industrial Production
and Capacity Utilization - G.17 - Industrial production
increased 0.3 percent in September, about the same rate of
change as in the previous two months. Output growth in September
was held down slightly by Hurricane Florence, with an estimated
effect of less than 0.1 percentage point.
October 16, 2018 - Federal Reserve Payments Study finds U.S.
payments fraud a small but growing fraction of overall payments
- The value of fraudulent noncash payments in the United States
rose significantly between 2012 and 2015--outpacing growth in
noncash payments overall, according to a new report based on
Federal Reserve Payments Study data.
October 16, 2018 - Federal Reserve Board announces termination
of enforcement action with The Royal Bank of Scotland Group,
PLC, Edinburgh, Scotland and The Royal Bank of cotland PLC.
October 15, 2018 - Comptroller’s Handbook: Updated Booklets and
Rescissions - The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
today issued updates to the “Agricultural Lending,” “Oil and Gas
Exploration and Production Lending,” and “Trade Finance and
Services” booklets of the Comptroller’s Handbook, which are used
by examiners in their examination and supervision of these
October 15, 2018 - Consolidated Reports of Condition and Income
- The Consolidated Reports of Condition and Income for the
September 30, 2018, report date must be submitted to the
agencies' Central Data Repository by Tuesday, October 30, 2018.
Certain institutions with foreign offices have an additional
five calendar days to file their reports.
October 15, 2018 - FDIC Enhances Tool to Prevent Elder Financial
Exploitation - The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation today
announced the release of a Spanish-language version of Money
Smart for Older Adults. The curriculum, now offered in English
and Spanish, has been updated to provide new information and
resources to help older adults and their caregivers recognize
and prevent fraud, scams, and other types of financial
October 15, 2018 - Chairman Powell to host town hall meeting
with educators - Federal Reserve Board Chairman Jerome H. Powell
will host a town hall meeting with educators from across the
country on February 6, 2019.
October 12, 2018 - NCUA - Radio, Television and Communication
Federal Credit Union Closes - Palisades Federal Credit Union of
Pearl River, New York, immediately assumed most of Radio,
Television and Communication Federal Credit Union’s assets and
all members, shares, and loans.
October 12, 2018 - NCUA Chairman McWatters’ Statement
Congratulating Sarah Vega - National Credit Union Administration
Chairman J. Mark McWatters today congratulated Chief of Staff
Sarah Vega on her selection as President and Chief Executive
Officer of the Cooperative Credit Union Association and thanked
her for her long and valuable service to the NCUA:
October 12, 2018 - Consolidated Reports of Condition and Income
for Third Quarter 2018 - The attached materials pertain to the
Consolidated Reports of Condition and Income for the September
30, 2018, report date. Please plan to complete as early as
possible the preparation, editing, and review of your
institution’s Call Report data and the submission of these data
to the agencies’ Central Data Repository.
October 12, 2018 - The Relationship between Macroeconomic
Overheating and Financial Vulnerability: A Quantitative
Exploration - Elena Afanasyeva, Seung Jung Lee, Michele Modugno,
Francisco Palomino - With the national unemployment rate running
below 4 percent, the possibility that an overheated economy
could lead to financial imbalances, which in turn could generate
or amplify economic distress, has become more salient.
October 12, 2018 - The Relationship between Macroeconomic
Overheating and Financial Vulnerability: A Narrative
Investigation - Elena Afanasyeva, Seung Lee, Michele Modugno,
Francisco Palomino - An overheated economy has the potential to
lead to financial imbalances, which in turn could generate or
amplify economic distress.
October 12, 2018 - Credit and Liquidity Programs and the Balance
Sheet - Recent balance sheet trends, weekly chart update.
October 12, 2018 - Accounting for Reinsurance Transactions in
the Financial Accounts of the United States - Michael Batty -
Reinsurance is often described as insurance for insurance
companies. Beginning with the 2018:Q2 release, we now document
reinsurance transactions in the Financial Accounts of the United
October 12, 2018 - Federal Reserve Board announces approval of
applications by Security Trust & Savings Bank.