FHFA 2012 Performance and Accountability Report

On November 15, the FHFA released its 2012 Performance and Accountability Report which details its performance as regulator and conservator of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and as regulator of the 12 Federal Home Loan Banks. FHFA Release. FHFA Report.    

Economic Stress Test Scenarios

On November 15, the FDIC and the Fed each released the economic scenarios that will be used by certain large financial institutions for the upcoming round of stress tests required under the Dodd-Frank Act. The scenarios include baseline, adverse, and severely adverse scenarios. FDIC Release. Fed Release.  

Treasury Report on Single Point of Contact

On November 14, Treasury released a report which details the steps that Treasury and other federal agencies took to get the mortgage industry to improve customer service in the Making Home Affordable Program, including through single point of contact requirements. Treasury Release. Treasury Report.  

SEC Report of NRSRO Examinations

On November 15, the SEC issued its second annual staff report on the findings of examinations of NRSROs. The staff found that except for one smaller NRSRO, all NRSROs appropriately addressed the recommendations from the 2011 report. SEC Release. SEC Report.