Office of the Comptroller of the Currency

Third Party Service Providers Remain in the SpotlightYesterday, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) released its Semiannual Risk Perspective (the “Semiannual Risk Perspective”). The Semiannual Risk Perspective covers “key issues facing banks, focusing on those that pose threats to the safety and soundness of banks and their compliance with applicable laws and regulations.” While the OCC identifies four main

Flood Insurance Regulation Update: Joint Final Rule IssuedThe often challenging area of flood insurance requirements, including lender-placed insurance, has become a bit clearer for lenders and loan servicers. Five of the federal banking regulatory agencies (Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Federal Reserve Board, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Farm Credit Administration, and National Credit Union Administration) recently issued a joint final