Hurricane Katrina Examiner Guidance Interagency Supervisory Guidance for Institutions Affected by Hurricane Katrina
FIL-12-2006 February 3, 2006
The federal banking, thrift and credit union regulatory agencies and the state supervisory authorities in Alabama, Louisiana and Mississippi have jointly issued the attached examiner guidance outlining the supervisory practices to be followed in assessing the financial condition of institutions affected by Hurricane Katrina.
Hurricane Katrina's devastating effects on the U.S. Gulf Coast region will continue to affect the business activities of the financial institutions serving that area for the foreseeable future.
The attached Interagency Supervisory Guidance for Institutions Affected By Hurricane Katrina describes examination procedures for institutions adversely affected by the hurricane.
In considering any supervisory response, examiners will give appropriate recognition to the extent to which weaknesses are caused by external problems related to the hurricane and its aftermath.
FDIC-Supervised Banks (Commercial and Savings)
For Louisiana Institutions: Assistant Regional Director Cheryl Couch at firstname.lastname@example.org or (972) 761-2070
For Mississippi Institutions: Assistant Regional Director Pat Lenfert at email@example.com or
For General Inquiries: Examination Specialist Beverlea S. Gardner at firstname.lastname@example.org or (202) 898-3640