- A federal disaster was declared on September 11, 2008, for selected parishes in Louisiana.
- A federal disaster was declared on September 7, 2008, for selected counties in Texas.
- The FDIC is encouraging banks to work constructively with borrowers who are experiencing difficulties beyond their control because of damage caused by the hurricane.
- Extending repayment terms, restructuring existing loans or easing terms for new loans, if done in a manner consistent with sound banking practices, can contribute to the health of the community and serve the long-term interests of the lending institution.
- The FDIC will also consider regulatory relief from certain filing and publishing requirements.
- Bankers and consumers who have questions related to the hurricane may call the FDIC toll- free at 1-877-ASK-FDIC, which is 1-877-275- 3342.
FDIC-Supervised Banks (Commercial and Savings)
in Louisiana and Texas
Chief Executive Officer
Chief Lending Officer
Katrina Guidance (http://www.ffiec.gov/katrina.htm
Supervisory Practices Regarding Depository
Institutions and Borrowers in Louisiana and Texas
Affected by Hurricane Ike
Assistant Regional Director Joseph Meade at (972)
761-2068 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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