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October 19, 2011
The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) today announced that beginning in 2012 it will calculate the annual Median Family Income (MFI) data that are published each June.

October 19, 2011
The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) today announced that it will incorporate the 2010 American Community Survey (ACS) data into the FFIEC-published census data file.

September 28, 2011
The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) announced the appointment of Judith E. Dupre as executive secretary of the Council.

September 22, 2011
The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) today announced the availability of data on mortgage lending transactions at 7,923 U.S. financial institutions covered by the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA).

August 18, 2011
The three federal banking agency members of the FFIEC the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency announced today the availability of data on small business, small farm, and community development lending reported by certain commercial banks and savings associations, pursuant to the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA).

June 28, 2011
The FFIEC issued a Press Release announcing the issuing of a supplement to the Authentication in an Internet Banking Environment guidance, issued in October 2005.

May 2, 2011
The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council announced today the reappointment of Charles A. Vice, Commissioner, Kentucky Department of Financial Institutions, to the Council's State Liaison Committee (SLC).

May 2, 2011
The State Liaison Committee (SLC) of the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council announced today the re-election of John Munn as its Chairman for the period of May 1, 2011 through April 30, 2012.

April 18, 2011
The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council announced today the reappointment of three of the Council's State Liaison Committee (SLC) members. The two-year terms for these SLC Members run from April 1, 2011 through March 31, 2013.

April 4, 2011
The National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) has taken the helm at the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) for the first time in more than 20 years. Debbie Matz, Chairman of the NCUA Board, is now the Chairman of FFIEC for a two-year term. Matz succeeds Sheila C. Bair, Chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC). FFIEC also named acting Comptroller of the Currency John Walsh as its new Vice Chairman.

February 16, 2011
The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) today announced the launch of its redesigned IT Examination Handbook InfoBase. The IT InfoBase is the primary distribution method for the IT Examination Handbook. The new IT InfoBase is expected to have a beneficial impact on the user experience and will enable more timely updates to the IT Handbook in the future. This update does not implement any changes to the content of the IT Handbook, or related guidance.