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Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)

Supervises insured state-chartered banks that are not members of the Federal Reserve System , as well as insured state savings associations and insured state chartered branches of foreign banks; insures the deposits of all banks and thrifts that are approved for federal deposit insurance; resolves all failed insured banks and thrifts; and may be appointed to resolve large bank holding companies and nonbank financial companies that are supervised by the Federal Reserve. Also, has backup supervisory responsibility for all federally insured depository institutions.

PART 323—APPRAISALS

Implements the requirements of title XI (which real estate appraisals used in connection with federally related transactions to be performed in writing, in accordance with uniform standards, by appraisers whose competency has been demonstrated and whose professional conduct will be subject to effective supervision) and applies to all federally related transactions entered into by the FDIC or by institutions regulated by the FDIC.

PART 324—CAPITAL ADEQUACY OF FDIC-SUPERVISED INSTITUTIONS

Establishes minimum capital requirements and overall capital adequacy standards for FDIC-supervised institutions and includes methodologies for calculating minimum capital requirements, public disclosure requirements related to the capital requirements, and transition provisions.

PART 325—CAPITAL MAINTENANCE

Establishes the criteria and standards the FDIC will use in calculating the minimum leverage capital requirement and in determining capital adequacy. In addition, appendix A to this subpart sets forth the FDIC’s risk-based capital policy statement and appendix B to this subpart includes a statement of policy on capital adequacy that provides interpretational guidance as to how this subpart will be administered and enforced.

PART 326—MINIMUM SECURITY DEVICES AND PROCEDURES AND BANK SECRECY ACT COMPLIANCE

Requires each bank to adopt appropriate security procedures to discourage robberies, burglaries, and larcenies and to assist in identifying and apprehending persons who commit such acts.  Requires that all insured nonmember banks as defined in 12 CFR 326.1 establish and maintain procedures reasonably designed to assure and monitor their compliance with the requirements of subchapter II of chapter 53 of title 31, United States Code, and the implementing regulations promulgated thereunder by the Department of Treasury at 31 CFR Chapter X.

PART 327—ASSESSMENTS

Sets forth the rules for: (i) The time and manner of filing certified statements by insured depository institutions; (ii) The time and manner of payment of assessments by such institutions; (iii) The payment of assessments by depository institutions whose insured status has terminated; (iv) The classification of depository institutions for risk; and (v) The processes for review of assessments.

PART 328—ADVERTISEMENT OF MEMBERSHIP

Describes the official sign of the FDIC and prescribes its use by insured depository institutions. It also prescribes the official advertising statement insured depository institutions must include in their advertisements. For purposes of part 328, the term “insured depository institution” includes insured branches of a foreign depository institution. Part 328 does not apply to non-insured offices or branches of insured depository institutions located in foreign countries.

PART 329—LIQUIDITY RISK MEASUREMENT STANDARDS

Establishes a minimum liquidity standard for certain FDIC-supervised institutions on a consolidated basis.

PART 332—PRIVACY OF CONSUMER FINANCIAL INFORMATION

Governs the treatment of nonpublic personal information about consumers by the financial institutions and;  (1) Requires a financial institution to provide notice to customers about its privacy policies and practices; (2) Describes the conditions under which a financial institution may disclose nonpublic personal information about consumers to nonaffiliated third parties; and (3) Provides a method for consumers to prevent a financial institution from disclosing that information to most nonaffiliated third parties by “opting out” of that disclosure.

PART 334—FAIR CREDIT REPORTING

Implements the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

PART 335—SECURITIES OF STATE NONMEMBER BANKS AND STATE SAVINGS ASSOCIATIONS

Incorporates through cross reference the regulations of the SEC as those regulations are issued, revised, or updated from time to time under sections 10A(m), 12, 13, 14(a), 14(c), 14(d), 14(f), and 16 of the Exchange Act and sections 302, 303, 304, 306, 401(b), 404, 406, and 407 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (Sarbanes-Oxley Act), except as provided at §335.801 of this part.

PART 338—FAIR HOUSING

Prohibits insured state nonmember banks from engaging in discriminatory advertising with regard to residential real estate-related transactions. Also requires insured state nonmember banks to publicly display either the Equal Housing Lender poster or the Equal Housing Opportunity poster.  Enforces section 805 of title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968, as amended by the Fair Housing Amendments Act of 1988.  Notifies all insured state nonmember banks of their duty to collect and retain certain information about a home loan applicant’s personal characteristics in accordance with Regulation B in order to monitor an institution’s compliance with the Equal Credit Opportunity Act of 1974 (15 U.S.C. 1691 et seq.) and notifies certain insured state nonmember banks of their duty to maintain, update and report a register of home loan applications in accordance with Regulation C of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.

PART 339—LOANS IN AREAS HAVING SPECIAL FLOOD HAZARDS

Implements the requirements of the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968 and the Flood Disaster Protection Act of 1973, as amended.

PART 340—RESTRICTIONS ON SALE OF ASSETS OF A FAILED INSTITUTION BY THE FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION

Prohibits individuals or entities that improperly profited or engaged in wrongdoing at the expense of a failed institution or covered financial company, or seriously mismanaged a failed institution, from buying assets of a failed institution from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.

PART 343—CONSUMER PROTECTION IN SALES OF INSURANCE

Establishes consumer protections in connection with retail sales practices, solicitations, advertising, or offers of any insurance product or annuity to a consumer by: any bank; or any other person that is engaged in such activities at an office of the bank or on behalf of the bank.

PART 344—RECORDKEEPING AND CONFIRMATION REQUIREMENTS FOR SECURITIES TRANSACTIONS

Requires that purchasers of securities in transactions effected by FDIC-supervised institutions are provided adequate information regarding transactions. This part is also designed to ensure that FDIC-supervised institutions subject to this part maintain adequate records and controls with respect to the securities transactions they effect.

PART 345—COMMUNITY REINVESTMENT

Establishes the framework and criteria by which the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) assesses a bank’s record of helping to meet the credit needs of its entire community, including low- and moderate-income neighborhoods, consistent with the safe and sound operation of the bank; and provides that the FDIC takes that record into account in considering certain applications.

PART 346—DISCLOSURE AND REPORTING OF CRA-RELATED AGREEMENTS

Requires any nongovernmental entity or person, insured depository institution, or affiliate of an insured depository institution that enters into a CRA-related agreement to make the agreement available to the public and the appropriate Federal banking agency; and file an annual report with the appropriate Federal banking agency concerning the agreement.

PART 347—INTERNATIONAL BANKING

Establishes FDIC’s requirements for insured state nonmember bank investments in foreign organizations, permissible foreign financial activities, loans or extensions of credit to or for the account of foreign organizations, and the FDIC’s recordkeeping, supervision, and approval requirements. The rules also address the permissible activities for foreign branches of insured state nonmember banks, as well as the FDIC’s requirements for establishing, operating, relocating and closing of branches in foreign countries.  Implements the insured branch asset pledge and examination commitment requirement for foreign banks in the FDI Act. It also implements the deposit insurance, permissible activity, and cross-border cooperation provisions of the International Banking Act of 1978 (IBA) regarding the FDIC. Sections 347.203-347.211 apply to state and federal branches whose deposits are insured. Sections 347.204 and 347.207 are applicable to depository institution subsidiaries of a foreign bank. Section 347.212 applies to insured state branches and §§347.213-347.216 apply to state branches whose deposits are not insured by the FDIC.  Lastly, prescribes the regulations relating to international lending activities of banks.

PART 348—MANAGEMENT OFFICIAL INTERLOCKS

Fosters competition by generally prohibiting a management official from serving two nonaffiliated depository organizations in situations where the management interlock likely would have an anticompetitive effect.

PART 349—DERIVATIVES

Implements section 4s of the Commodity Exchange Act and section 15F of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 by defining terms used in the statutes and related terms, establishes capital and margin requirements for any FDIC-insured state-chartered bank that is not a member of the Federal Reserve System or FDIC-insured state-chartered savings association that is registered as a swap dealer, major swap participant, security-based swap dealer, or major security-based swap participant with respect to all non-cleared swaps and non-cleared security-based swaps.

PART 352—NONDISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF DISABILITY

Requires that to the extent practicable, persons with disabilities are provided with equal access to FDIC programs and activities and requires each federal agency or department to ensure that the electronic and information technology they procure allows individuals with disabilities access to that technology comparable to the access of those who are not disabled, unless the agency would incur an undue burden.

PART 353—SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY REPORTS

Requires that an insured state nonmember bank files a Suspicious Activity Report when it detects a known or suspected criminal violation of federal law or a suspicious transaction related to a money laundering activity or a violation of the Bank Secrecy Act. This part applies to all insured state nonmember banks as well as any insured, state-licensed branches of foreign banks.

PART 357—DETERMINATION OF ECONOMICALLY DEPRESSED REGIONS

Establishes criteria for eligibility that an institution’s offices are located in an economically depressed region as determined by the FDIC for purposes of determining financial assistance for eligible insured savings associations before grounds exist for appointment of a conservator or receiver for such member.

PART 359—GOLDEN PARACHUTE AND INDEMNIFICATION PAYMENTS

Limits and/or prohibits, in certain circumstances, the ability of insured depository institutions, their subsidiaries and affiliated depository institution holding companies to enter into contracts to pay and to make golden parachute and indemnification payments to institution-affiliated parties.

PART 361—MINORITY AND WOMEN OUTREACH PROGRAM CONTRACTING

Ensures that minority- and women-owned businesses are given the opportunity to participate fully in all contracts entered into by the FDIC.

PART 362—ACTIVITIES OF INSURED STATE BANKS AND INSURED SAVINGS ASSOCIATIONS

Implements the provisions of section 24 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act (12 U.S.C. 1831a) that restrict and prohibit insured State banks and their subsidiaries from engaging in activities and investments that are not permissible for national banks and their subsidiaries.

PART 364—STANDARDS FOR SAFETY AND SOUNDNESS

Requires the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation to establish safety and soundness standards. Pursuant to section 39, this part establishes safety and soundness standards by guideline.

PART 365—REAL ESTATE LENDING STANDARDS

Prescribes standards for real estate lending to be used by insured state nonmember banks (including state-licensed insured branches of foreign banks) in adopting internal real estate lending policies.

PART 366—MINIMUM STANDARDS OF INTEGRITY AND FITNESS FOR AN FDIC CONTRACTOR

Establishes the minimum standards of integrity and fitness that contractors, subcontractors, and employees of contractors and subcontractors must meet if they perform any service or function on behalf of the FDIC.

PART 367—SUSPENSION AND EXCLUSION OF CONTRACTOR AND TERMINATION OF CONTRACTS

Informs contractors and subcontractors (including their affiliated business entities, key employees and management officials) regarding their rights to notice and an opportunity to be heard on FDIC actions involving suspension and exclusion from contracting and rescission of existing contracts.

PART 369—PROHIBITION AGAINST USE OF INTERSTATE BRANCHES PRIMARILY FOR DEPOSIT PRODUCTION

Implements section 109 (12 U.S.C. 1835a) of the Riegle-Neal Interstate Banking and Branching Efficiency Act of 1994 (Interstate Act).  Describes the requirements imposed under 12 U.S.C. 1835a, which requires the appropriate Federal banking agencies (the FDIC, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, and the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System) to prescribe uniform rules that prohibit a bank from using any authority to engage in interstate branching pursuant to the Interstate Act, or any amendment made by the Interstate Act to any other provision of law, primarily for the purpose of deposit production.

PART 371—RECORDKEEPING REQUIREMENTS FOR QUALIFIED FINANCIAL CONTRACTS

Establishes recordkeeping requirements with respect to qualified financial contracts for insured depository institutions that are in a troubled condition.

PART 373—CREDIT RISK RETENTION

Requires securitizers to retain an economic interest in a portion of the credit risk for any asset that the securitizer, through the issuance of an asset-backed security, transfers, sells, or conveys to a third party in a transaction within the scope of section 15G of the Exchange Act. Specifies the permissible types, forms, and amounts of credit risk retention, and it establishes certain exemptions for securitizations collateralized by assets that meet specified underwriting standards or that otherwise qualify for an exemption.

PART 390—REGULATIONS TRANSFERRED FROM THE OFFICE OF THRIFT SUPERVISION

Explains the FDIC’s procedures for processing applications, notices, or filings (applications) under parts 390 and 391 for State savings associations. Except as provided in paragraph (b) of this section, §§390.103 through 390.110 and §§390.126 through 390.135 apply whenever an FDIC regulation requires any person (you) to file an application with the FDIC. Sections 390.111 through 390.125, however, only apply when a FDIC regulation incorporates the procedures in those sections or where otherwise required by the FDIC.