Tag Archives: OCC

Agencies Find Improved Credit Quality, Lingering Risk in SNC Program

The federal banking agencies have found improved credit quality in the Shared National Credit portfolio, a bundle of large syndicated bank loans that includes 8,571 credit facilities and 5,314 borrowers — and totals $4.4 trillion, according to the SNC Review released today. Despite the improvement, however, risk remains elevated compared to prior economic cycles, they noted. The report, released by ...

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OCC Encourages Banks to Promote EITC Awareness

To increase use of the Earned Income Tax Credit by qualified working families, the OCC promoted EITC Awareness Day on January 25. With only 80 percent of eligible taxpayers claiming the EITC, the OCC encouraged banks to educate their local communities about the credit. In addition, the OCC suggested that banks provide low-cost products and services to enable tax refund ...

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OCC Revises Guidelines for Recovery Planning

The OCC yesterday announced revisions to its guidelines on recovery planning for the large financial institutions it regulates. Specifically, the agency has increased the threshold at which banks are covered by the guidance from $50 billion to $250 billion, and it has decreased the time within which a bank should comply with the guidelines from 18 to 12 months. The ...

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OCC: Mortgage Performance Unchanged Year-on-Year

The share of current and performing first-lien mortgages in the second quarter of 2018 remained largely unchanged from a year prior at 95.6 percent — compared to 95.4 percent a year ago, according to the Mortgage Metrics Report released today by the OCC. The report is generated from data from seven large national banks representing 33 percent of all outstanding residential ...

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