Third and fourth quarter 2017 CRA evaluation schedule. The OCC announced the release of its schedule of Community Reinvestment Act evaluations to be conducted in the third and fourth quarters of 2017. (5/31/2017)

Extended notice for scheduled CRA evaluations. The OCC announced that it will extend the notification timeframe for upcoming Community Reinvestment Act evaluations. (5/31/2017)

Interagency Advisory on the Availability of Appraisers. The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the FDIC, the OCC, and the NCUA announced that they have issued an advisory that discusses two existing options to help insured depository institutions address shortages of state-certified and licensed appraisers, particularly in rural areas: temporary practice permits and temporary waivers. (5/31/2017) OCC press release


Cybersecurity Assessment Tool update. The FFIEC announced that it has released an update to the Cybersecurity Assessment Tool. (5/31/2017)

Federal Reserve

Schedule for results from Dodd-Frank stress tests and CCAR. The Board announced schedule for results from Dodd-Frank Act stress tests and Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review. (6/1/2017)

Final amendments to Regulation CC; requests for comment on additional proposed amendment. The Board announced final amendments to the check collection and return provisions in Regulation CC (Availability of Funds and Collection of Checks) and also requested further public comment on an additional proposed amendment to Regulation CC’s liability provisions. (5/31/2017)


Public may comment on plan for assessing ATR/QM rule. The CFPB announcedthat it has released its plan to assess the effectiveness of the Ability-to-Repay/Qualified Mortgage rule. The agency is asking the public to comment on its plan, to suggest sources of data, and generally to provide information that would help with the assessment. Comments on the plan will be due 60 days after it is published in the Federal Register. (5/25/2017)