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FEMA FINALLY RELEASES THE REVISED SFHDF

On September 30, 2021, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) released the revised Standard Flood Hazard Determination Form (SFHDF). The previous version of the form expired on October 31, 2018. The revised form is difficult to open. It requires the most current version of Adobe or similar software.

STERN REMINDER OF THE END OF LIBOR

On October 5, 2021, Federal Reserve Board Vice Chair for Supervision Randal K. Quarles spoke at The Structured Finance Association Conference in Las Vegas on “Goodbye to All That: The End of LIBOR.” Quarles reminded his audience that while LIBOR will no longer be a functional index after June 30, 2023, it will not be available for use in any new contracts after the end of 2021 — just 85 days from today. The Federal Reserve and […]

FLOOD INSURANCE FUNDING CONTINUED

On September 30, 2021, Congress passed a last-minute, short-term funding measure, averting a government shutdown that would have curtained most Federal operations, including the National Flood Insurance Program. The house approved the measure that continues funding until December 3, 2021 in the morning, the senate took action in the afternoon, and President Biden signed the bill that evening.