On February 17, 2016, the US Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation issued a proposal that would require certain insured depository institutions to maintain certain books and records in order to facilitate the payment of insured deposits to customers in the event such institutions were to fail. The proposed rule applies to insured depositary institutions with a large number of deposit accounts (more than 2 million). Based on current data, 36 insured depository institutions would be covered by the rule. The recordkeeping requirements would require the institutions covered by the rule to maintain complete and accurate data on each depositor and would require such institutions to ensure that their information technology systems have the ability to calculate the amount of insured money for each depositor within 24 hours of a failure. Comments on the proposed rule must be received within 90 days after the date of publication in the Federal Register.

The full text of the FDIC proposed rule is available at: https://www.fdic.gov/news/board/2016/2016-02- 17_notice_dis_b_fr.pdf?source=govdelivery&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery