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Supervisory Policy and Guidance Topics

Examiner Credentials, Commissions, and Conflicts of Interest

Only an employee holding a credential approved and issued by the Board may examine or inspect a financial institution. An examiner may not participate in the examination or inspection of an institution if the examiner has a relationship that might result in a conflict of interest or the appearance of a conflict of interest.
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Policy Letters

Examiner Credentials

SR 01-25 (GEN)
Guidelines for Using External Experts on Examinations, Inspections, and Other Bank Supervision Matters

Conflicts of Interest Rules

SR 05-2
Amended Examiner Borrowing Rules
SR 95-6 (GEN)
Revised Policies Concerning Conflicts of Interest and Issuance of Examiner Credentials
SR 94-16 (FIS)
Meals and Other Gifts Offered to Examiners and Assistant Examiners
SR 93-12 (FIS)
Elements of a Sound Conflict of Interest Program

Post-Employment Restrictions

SR 05-26
Special Post-Employment Restriction Set Forth in the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004

U.S. Citizenship Requirements

SR 94-40 (FIS)
Citizenship Policy and Requirements For Federal Reserve Examiners

Access to Confidential Supervisory Information (CSI)

SR 06-14 (Revised)
Revised Policy Governing Access to Confidential Supervisory Information
Last update: April 14, 2014