OCC Updates Four Booklets

On 9/30/19, the OCC issued updates to the "Bank Supervision Process," "Community Bank Supervision," "Federal Branches and Agencies Supervision," and "Large Bank Supervision" booklets of the Comptroller’s Handbook. Updates to Comptroller’s Handbook booklets are summarized in the "Table of Updates Since Publication" in the back of each booklet. Refer to the "Foreword" booklet of the Comptroller’s Handbook for more information regarding the OCC’s process for updating booklets.

The updated booklets reflect the following:

  • The interim final rule for the expanded supervisory cycle. Refer to OCC Bulletin 2018-27, "Expanded Examination Cycle Eligibility: Interim Final Rule."

  • An updated OCC report of examination policy based on the revised Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council report of examination policy.

  • Information about the OCC’s authority to access banks’ books and records.

  • Revision of the OCC’s enforcement action policies. Refer to OCC Bulletin 2018-41, "OCC Enforcement Action Policies and Procedures Manuals."

  • The revised "Capital and Dividends" booklet of the Comptroller’s Handbook.

  • Updates to the OCC’s credit underwriting assessment.

  • Changes to references to include new issuances and to reflect rescissions of OCC issuances since June 28, 2018.

The full OCC announcement can be found here.

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