Supervisory Insights is published by the FDIC's Division of Risk Management Supervision to promote sound principles and practices for bank supervision.
Articles in the Summer 2014 issue include:
- Alternatives to Consultants: Meeting Regulatory Expectations with Internal Resources
This article highlights the resources available from the FDIC that may assist community banks in understanding and meeting regulatory expectations, and identifies ways banks may be able to conduct required independent reviews of key bank functions using internal resources. By making use of the available resources and maintaining open communication with the FDIC to clarify regulatory expectations, banks may be able to avoid potentially unnecessary consultant expenses.
- Supervisory Trends: “Matters Requiring Board Attention” Highlight Evolving Risks in Banking
The Matters Requiring Board Attention (MRBA) page within the Risk Management Report of Examination is used to focus the attention of management and the directorate on material issues and recommendations requiring immediate consideration. This article describes the MRBA categories cited most often at satisfactorily rated institutions and highlights trends in these categories since 2010.