The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) was established in 1933 by
Congress as an independent agency of the Federal Government to maintain public
confidence in the nation's banking system.
In its unique role as deposit insurer of banks and savings associations, and in
cooperation with the other federal and state regulatory agencies, the FDIC
promotes the safety and soundness of insured depository institutions and the
U.S. financial system by identifying, monitoring, and addressing risks to the
deposit insurance funds.
The Division of Compliance and Consumer Affairs Examination Manual is designed
as a job performance aid for field examiners conducting Compliance and CRA
examinations and for Regional Office and Washington Office employees processing
examination reports and related documents. The information contained in the
manual is presented by task. This format comprehensively displays information
to assist examiners in performing examinations.
The manual outlines detailed procedures to be performed during each examination.
In addition to examination procedures, each section includes, where applicable:
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