Media Press Room: Other Reference Materials
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Laws and Regulations
Other Financial Regulators
The FDIC’s mission is to maintain the stability of and public confidence in the nation's financial system. To achieve this goal, the FDIC has insured deposits and promoted safe and sound banking practices since 1933.
- Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC)
The FFIEC is a formal interagency body empowered to prescribe uniform principles, standards, and report forms for the federal examination of financial institutions by the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (FRB), the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA), the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), and the Office of Thrift Supervision (OTS) and to make recommendations to promote uniformity in the supervision of financial institutions.
- Federal Reserve System
The Federal Reserve, the central bank of the United States, was founded by Congress in 1913 to provide the nation with a safer, more flexible, and more stable monetary and financial system. The System consists of a seven member Board of Governors with headquarters in Washington, D.C. and twelve Reserve Banks located in major cities throughout the United States.
Federal Reserve Banks:
- Financial and Banking Information Infrastructure Committee
The Financial and Banking Information Infrastructure Committee (FBIIC), chaired by the Treasury Department, is chartered under the President's Working Group on Financial Markets, and is charged with improving coordination and communication among financial regulators, enhancing the resiliency of the financial sector, and promoting the public/private partnership.
- Financial Crimes Enforcement Network
The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network supports law enforcement investigative efforts and fosters interagency and global cooperation against domestic and international financial crimes; and provides U.S. policy makers with strategic analyses of domestic and worldwide money-laundering developments, trends and patterns.
- Federal Housing Finance Board
The Finance Board is the federal regulator of the Federal Home Loan Bank System.
- National Credit Union Administration (NCUA)
The NCUA is an independent federal agency that supervises and insures federal credit unions and insures state-chartered credit unions.
- State Banks
State banks are regulated by individual states. Individuals seeking information regarding the regulation and supervision should refer to the specific states financial regulatory agency.
- Financial Crimes Enforcement Network Publications
This site offers information on programs and issues related to U.S. counter-money laundering efforts.
- FIND (Financial Institutions Data)
The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) Call Report Agencies (FDIC, FRB and OCC) developed a new secure, shared database for collecting and managing quarterly bank financial (Call Report) data.
- The Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Asset Controls
This site offers information on economic and trade sanctions against foreign countries.
- The Treasury Bulletin
This quarterly publication offers statistics, including information about financial commitments of the U.S. Government and U.S. coin and currency in circulation and outstanding.
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