Exams

NCUA names new director of examination and insurance

11/02/20

Myra Toeppe, who had been serving as acting director since January, will take on that role permanently.

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NCUA employees will have choice to continue working virtually

10/21/20

The credit union regulator has no immediate plans to bring staff and examiners back into the office, but Chairman Rodney Hood said staying remote would remain an option for all staff members during Phase 1 of any return.

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Countering OCC, states announce streamlined payments exams

09/15/20

With the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency considering a special charter for payments firms, a state regulator group said large money transmitters can opt for the “one company, one exam” program next year.

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Industry groups call on NCUA to refine virtual examination process

09/03/20

With on-site supervision off the table indefinitely, various credit union trade associations have suggested how NCUA could improve remote exams, including issues related to exam timelines and cybersecurity.

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Week ahead: Credit union events to stay digital well into 2021

08/31/20

Industry groups are also pushing the federal regulator to improve how off-site examinations are conducted.

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Supervision: Sharp focus on tech capability, customer well-being

06/23/20

The pandemic will accelerate the drive toward a supervision process in which both regulators and banks will need the digital tools that enable sophisticated remote exams. Expect a heightened focus, too, on customers' financial health.

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Is it safe for bank examiners to return to the field?

06/15/20

The acting comptroller of the currency signaled that his agency is planning to resume on-site supervision despite health risks tied to the pandemic. But some bankers and former examiners urged caution, saying remote monitoring has its advantages.

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FHFA identifies supervisory concerns at two Federal Home Loan banks

06/15/20

The agency flagged faulty risk management and other issues at the Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines and Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco in exams conducted last year.

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Fed to resume bank supervision, but exams will remain off-site

06/15/20

The central bank is bringing back examinations but said it will continue to conduct monitoring remotely "until conditions improve."

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OCC first regulator to recommit to on-site exams

06/11/20

After three months of supervising national banks remotely, examiners will soon resume visiting them in person and working in regional offices, says acting Comptroller of the Currency Brian Brooks.

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