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December 11, 2013
The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) today issued a Press Release concerning released final guidance on the applicability of consumer protection and compliance laws, regulations, and policies to activities conducted via social media. 

October 7, 2013
The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) today issued a Press Release concerning Microsoftís discontinuation of support for its Windows XP operating system as of April 8, 2014. 

October 2, 2013
The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) today issued a Press Release announcing its support of Cybersecurity Awareness Month. 

September 18, 2013
The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) today announced the availability of data on mortgage lending transactions at 7,400 U.S. financial institutions covered by the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA). 

August 22, 2013
The three federal banking agency members of the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) with Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) responsibilities--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 CRA. 

June 6, 2013
The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) today announced the formation of a working group to further promote coordination across the federal and state banking regulatory agencies on critical infrastructure and cybersecurity issues. 

May 1, 2013
The State Liaison Committee (SLC) of the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (Council) announced today the appointment of Karen K. Lawson to the Councilís five-member State Liaison Committee (SLC). 

April 17, 2013
The State Liaison Committee (SLC) of the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (Council) announced today the election of David J. Cotney as its Chairman. 

April 1, 2013
The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (Council) announced today the appointment of three new members of the Councilís State Liaison Committee (SLC). The two-year terms for these SLC members run from April 1, 2013 through March 31, 2015. 

April 1, 2013
The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) member agencies today announced that Thomas J. Curry, Comptroller of the Currency, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), has been named Chairman of the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (Council) for a two-year term which runs from April 1, 2013 through March 31, 2015.  

March 22, 2013
The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) member agencies today announced the addition of a new feature to the Information Technology Examination Handbook InfoBase. This feature provides bankers, agency personnel, and other interested parties with the ability to register and receive notifications of additions, changes, and deletions to the InfoBase. 

January 22, 2013
The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) today released proposed guidance on the applicability of consumer protection and compliance laws, regulations, and policies to activities conducted via social media by banks, savings associations, and credit unions, as well as nonbank entities supervised by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and state regulators.