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NEW FLOOD INSURANCE Qs AND As

The Agencies are adopting two of the five questions and answers proposed in the 2009 Interagency Questions and Answers: one question and answer relating to insurable value (question and answer 9) and another question and answer relating to force placement of flood insurance (question and answer 61). The Agencies are also withdrawing one question and answer relating to insurable value and have reserved this question and answer for later use (question and answer 10). The […]

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CFPB SUPERVISION AND EXAMINATION MANUAL

On October 14, 2011 the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) published it’s Supervision and Examination Manual. The CFPB will begin it’s first examinations in the next few weeks. The publication of the manual is a big deal, but is it a big deal for your institution? Probably not. The CFPB only examines institutions with more than $10 billion in assets, that group includes a little over 100 banks nationwide. So, if you are in that […]

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Current Events

I spent the past two days as part of the panel at the BankersonLine.com annual Lending Compliance Triage Conference in Louisville, KY. We had two long days of presentations and discussions. We had many banks with us at the meeting site, and many more participating remotely. Joining me on the panel were Mary Beth Guard, Andy Zavoina and John Burnett of Bankersonline.com, Carl Pry of Key Bank, Kathleen Blanchard of Key Compliance Services, and Lucy […]

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