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NEW INTERAGENCY QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS REGARDING FLOOD INSURANCE – FINALLY

On May 11, 2022, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the Farm Credit Administration, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the National Credit Union Administration, and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (jointly, the agencies) issued revised questions and answers (Q&As) regarding federal flood insurance law and the agencies’ implementing regulations. The Q&As: Replace those originally published by the agencies in 2009 and 2011 and consolidate Q&As proposed by the agencies […]

INTERAGENCY STATEMENT ON STORM DAMAGE

On December 15, 2021, the Federal Reserve Board, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the Office of the Comptroller of the currency, the National Credit Union Administration, and the Conference of State Bank Supervisors (the Agencies) issued an interagency statement that states that the agencies recognize the serious impact of tornadoes on the customers and operations of many financial institutions and will provide appropriate regulatory assistance to affected institutions subject to their supervision. The agencies encourage […]

AS COVID RAGES ON, THE REGULATORS REENGAGE

On November 10, 2021, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the National Credit Union Administration, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, and the state financial regulators (collectively, agencies) issued a joint statement to communicate to mortgage servicers the agencies’ supervisory and enforcement approach as risks associated with the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) pandemic continue to change. On April 3, 2020, the agencies […]

PRIVATE FLOOD INSURANCE FINAL RULE ANNOUNCED

The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Farm Credit Administration, National Credit Union Administration have issued a final rule amending their regulations regarding loans in areas having special flood hazards to implement the private flood insurance provisions of the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012 (Biggert-Waters Act). Prior to implementing this final rule, the agencies issued two proposed rules addressing private flood […]

NCUA CIVIL PENALTY INFLATION ADJUSTMENTS

On January 15, 2018 the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) published a notice that sets the annual adjustments to the maximum amount of each civil penalty applicable to Credit Unions within the NCUA’s jurisdiction. The adjustments, required by the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act of 1990, serve to maintain the deterrent effect of civil penalties and to promote compliance with the law. The NCUA Civil Monetary Penalty Amount Table is available at: https://www.jackscomplianceresource.com/ncua-civil-penalty-inflation-adjustments/ A […]