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OCC Proposes Limits on Qualified Financial Contracts

The OCC today proposed a rule that would establish restrictions on qualified financial contracts -- such as derivative transactions, repurchase agreements, reverse repurchase agreements, and securities lending and borrowing agreements -- of national banks and federal thrifts that are subsidiaries of U.S. and foreign-based global systemically important banks.

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Farmer Mac Hits the Road in 2016

Don’t let today’s changing ag economy, competitive pressure, interest rate risk and lending limits hold you back from growing profits and gaining market share. Attend one of Farmer Mac’s free credit-focused road shows.

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OCC Flags Supervision Priorities for 2017

The OCC today released its bank supervision operating plan for fiscal year 2017, identifying what each of the agency’s supervisory operating units will focus on for the new federal fiscal year starting on Oct. 1.

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Under Criticism, FDIC Amends Exam Appeals Process

The FDIC board today voted to propose amendments to its supervisory guidelines that would expand banks’ rights to appeal exam decisions and improve consistency with other agencies’ appeals processes and issue examination guidance for third-party lending.

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Study: Banks Making Strides in Managing Third Party Risk

Banks continue to make significant strides in the area of third party risk management -- though many are concerned about a lack of knowledge and not having the appropriate tools to efficiently assess and manage vendor risk -- according to a study published today by Ernst & Young.

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