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Regulations and Guidance

On this page you will find information on banking, consumer compliance and supervision and regulation guidance as well as Board of Governors Supervision Manuals and how to information for bankers on specific topics such as applications, bankers' guides and filing reports.

Featured Guidance


  • Incorporation of Federal Reserve Policies into the Savings and Loan Holding Company Supervision Program (SR 14-9)
  • Consolidated Recovery Planning for Certain Large Domestic Bank Holding Companies (SR 14-8)
  • Loan Coverage Requirements for Safety and Soundness Examinations of Community State Member Banks (SR 14-7)
  • Addendum to the Interagency Policy Statement on Income Tax Allocation in a Holding Company Structure (SR 14-6)

All Guidance Information on Board of Governors Regulations

Bank regulation entails issuing specific regulations and guidelines governing the operations, activities and acquisitions of banking organizations. Read more...

Supervision and Regulation Letters

Supervision and Regulation Letters, commonly known as SR Letters, address significant policy and procedural matters related to the Federal Reserve System's supervisory responsibilities. 

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