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Compliance Examination Manual

Consolidated Compliance Manual - PDF (14.5 MB)

Bank of Anytown files - Zip of Word Documents

The FDIC's Compliance Examination Manual (Manual) is revised on an on-going basis as rules, regulations, policies and procedures change. The most recent revision date for each section is indicated here on the website as well as in the footer of each page.

Please note that several sections have been recently updated.

All files are PDF format unless otherwise indicated.

  Last Updated
I Manual Introduction 09/2015
  I-1.1 Manual Introduction 09/2015
  I-2.1 Abbreviations 09/2015
II Compliance Examinations
  II-1.1 Overview of Compliance Examinations 12/2015
  II-2.1 Evaluating Consumer Harm 11/2015
  II-3.1 Compliance Management System 09/2015
  II-4.1 Pre-Exam Planning 11/2015
  II-5.1 Review and Analysis 12/2015
  II-6.1 Communicating Findings 11/2015
  II-7.1 Documenting the Examination 12/2015
  II-8.1 Investigations and Visitations 09/2015
  II-9.1 Enforcement Actions 03/2016
  II-10.1 Truth in Lending (TIL) Restitution Verification 09/2015
  II-11.1 Appeals 09/2015
  II-12.1 Examination and Visitation Frequency 04/2016
  II-13.1 Consumer Compliance Rating System 06/2006
  II-14.1 SOURCE Violation Codes 10/2015
III Examination Templates
  III-1.1 Pre-Examination Information Packet 11/2015
  III-2.1 Bank of Anytown (ZIP of Word documents) 03/2016
  III-3-1 Assessment of Risk of Consumer Harm (Word) 12/2015
IV Fair Lending Laws and Regulations
  IV-1.1 Fair Lending Laws and Regulations 09/2015
  IV-2.1 Appendices 12/2012
  IV-3.1 Fair Lending Scope and Conclusions Memorandum (Word) 02/2015
  IV-4.1 References 09/2015
V Compliance Lending Issues
  V-1.1 Truth in Lending Act 11/2015
  V-2.1 Determining Whether TIL Restitution is Required 09/2015
  V-3.1 Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA) 09/2015
  V-4.1 Homeownership Counseling Act 09/2015
  V-5.1 Homeowners Protection Act 09/2015
  V-6.1 Flood Insurance 04/2016
  V-7.1 Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA) Regulation 09/2015
  V-8.1 Fair Housing Act (FHAct) 09/2015
  V-9.1 Home Mortgage Disclosure Act 12/2015
  V-10.1 Consumer Leasing 09/2015
  V-11.1 Servicemembers Civil Relief Act 04/2016
  V-12.1 Talent Amendment 09/2015
  V-13.1 Overdraft Payment Programs 09/2015
  V-14.1 Secure and Fair Enforcement for Mortgage Licensing Act 09/2015
VI Compliance Depository Issues
  VI-1.1 Expedited Funds Availability Act 09/2015
  VI-2.1 Electronic Fund Transfer Act 02/2014
  VI-3.1 Truth in Savings Act 09/2015
  VI-4.1 Garnishment of Accounts Containing Federal Benefits 09/2015
VII Unfair and Deceptive Practices
  VII-1.1 Federal Trade Commission Act, Section 5 Unfair or Deceptive Acts or Practices 11/2015
  VII-2.1 FTC Rule - Preservation of Claims and Defenses 09/2015
  VII-3.1 Fair Debt Collection Practices 01/2014
  VII-4.1 Third Party Risk 09/2015
VIII Privacy and Consumer Information
  VIII-1.1 Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (Privacy of Consumer Financial Information) 12/2015
  VIII-2.1 Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) 01/2014
  VIII-3.1 Right to Financial Privacy Act 06/2006
  VIII-4.1 Controlling the Assault of Non-Solicited Pornography and Marketing Act of 2003 01/2014
  VIII-5.1 Telephone Consumer Protection Act 03/2016
  VIII-6.1 Fair Credit Reporting Act 09/2015
IX Retail Sales
  IX-1.1 Retail Investment Sales 11/2015
  IX-2.1 Retail Insurance Sales 09/2015
X Other Compliance Issues
  X-1.1 Advertisement of Membership-Part 328 of FDIC Rules and Regulations 09/2015
  X-2.1 Section 42 of the Federal Deposit Insurance (FDI) Act-Branch Closings 06/2013
  X-3.1 The Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act (E-Sign Act) 01/2014
  X-4.1 Prohibition Against Use of Interstate Branches Primarily for Deposit Production 09/2015
  X-5.1 Bank Subsidiaries and Affiliates 01/2014
XI Community Reinvestment Act
  XI-1.1 Community Reinvestment Act 01/2016
  XI-2.1 Small Bank 09/2015
  XI-3.1 Intermediate Small Bank 09/2015
  XI-4.1 Large Bank 09/2015
  XI-5.1 Wholesale/Limited Purpose Institution 09/2015
  XI-6.1 Institutions with Strategic Plans 09/2015
  XI-7.1 CRA Ratings System 06/2006
  XI-8.1 CRA Sunshine - Disclosure and Reporting of CRA-Related Agreements 01/2014
  XI-9.1 Community Contacts 06/2015
  XI-10.1 Sampling Guidelines CRA 09/2015
  XI-11.1 Interagency Questions and Answers Regarding Community Reinvestment 01/2014
  XI-12.1 Supplemental Interagency Questions and Answers Regarding Community Reinvestment    05/2013
  XI-13.1 CRA References 09/2015
XII Community Reinvestment Act Performance Evaluation Templates
  XII-1.1 Small Institution 03/2016
  XII-2.1 Intermediate Small Institution 03/2016
  XII-3.1 Large Institution 03/2016
  XII-4.1 Strategic Plan 03/2016
  XII-5.1 Wholesale and Limited Purpose 03/2016

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