On June 6th, the FDIC published its Summer 2013 issue of Supervisory Insights. The issue discusses the new standards of creditworthiness banks must apply to investment portfolios. These standards reinforce the importance of effective credit risk due diligence by financial institutions. The article also addresses supervisory expectations for credit risk due diligence of the investment portfolio, provides examples of how to conduct due diligence, and lists questions examiners may consider when assessing an institution's credit risk management practices. FDIC Press Release.