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Rescission of FDIC Statements of Policy

December 31, 2019 / Source: FDIC

Financial Institution Letters

FIL-86-2019
December 31, 2019

Rescission of FDIC Statements of Policy

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Summary:

As part of a continuing effort to reduce regulatory burden, the FDIC is rescinding four FDIC Statements of Policy that are outdated.

Statement of Applicability to Institutions with Total Assets under $1 Billion: This Financial Institution Letter applies to all FDIC-insured depository institutions.

Highlights:

 

The FDIC, as part of a continuing effort to reduce regulatory burden and consistent with commitments made in its 2017 Economic Growth and Regulatory Paperwork Reduction Act of 1996 Report to Congress, initiated a review of all Statements of Policy. The FDIC identified the following four that are outdated and will be rescinded, effective December 31, 2019:

  • Applicability of the Glass-Steagall Act to Securities Activities of Subsidiaries of Insured Nonmember Banks
  • Treatment of Collateralized Letters of Credit After Appointment of FDIC as Conservator or Receiver
  • Treatment of Collateralized Put Obligations After Appointment of FDIC as Conservator or Receiver
  • Contracting with Firms That Have Unresolved Audit Issues with FDIC.

This FIL will become inactive six months after issuance.

Suggested Distribution:

  • FDIC-Insured Institutions

Suggested Routing:

  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Chief Risk Officer

Related Topics:

  • Securities
  • Receivership Policy
  • Contracting

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