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Bank Examination

A regular inspection performed by a regulator on a bank. An examination evaluates the number and quality of loans a bank makes, the quality of the bank's other assets and its compliance with regulation. An examination helps determine the stability and solvency of the bank in question. It often involves personal visits by examiners to the bank.
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Supervisory Information and the Frequency of Bank Examinations.
The courts recognize that the report of a bank examiners (80) is protected by a qualified privilege, known as a bank examination privilege.
Dahl, "Scheduling Bank Examinations," working paper (1999), Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.
Suppose that a single government entity provides deposit insurance and performs bank examinations.
The results of bank examinations are intended for bank directors and management only.
Comparison of Traditional Bank Examinations with Risk-Focused Supervision for LCBOs Traditional Bank Examinations Risk-Focused Supervision for LCBOs Supervisory process is focused on Supervisory process is continuous a single point in time and is and is more tuned to market rarely continuous unless there developments.
When bank examiners were directed to increase the stringency of bank examinations, they eagerly complied.
Bank examinations enable supervisors to confirm the accuracy of information in regulatory reports.
To listen to them whine about bank examinations, one would think they were being subjected to physical torture.
This legislation reduces the discretion that federal bank supervisors once had in scheduling bank examinations.
Toward this end, bank examinations must be more frequent and more thorough than has been generally the case in recent years.
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