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Alphabetical Listing

Publications by Topic

Publications by Type


Comptroller's Handbook
Examiner guidance for asset management, safety and soundness, consumer compliance, and securities compliance.

Licensing Manuals
OCC's policies and procedures on key licensing topics. Get sample filing forms and sample agency response documents (where applicable).

Annual Report
Annual Reports for fiscal years 2004-2010 with insights into the nation's economic condition, legislative changes affecting the financial services industry, and continued efforts to protect the safety and soundness of the national banking system.

Economics Working Papers
Economics Working Papers are written by OCC economists and examine economic issues pertinent to national banks. The papers represent the opinions of the individual economists rather than the OCC.

Community Affairs Publications
OCC Update, Financial Literacy Update, Fact Sheets, Insights Reports, Community Development Investments, Community Development Newsletter and other community-affairs related publications.

Survey of Credit Underwriting Practices Report
Trends in credit risk within the national banking system and changes in lending standards and credit practices for the most common types of commercial and retail credit offered by national banks.

Other Publications/Reports

FFIEC IT Handbook InfoBase
This interagency handbook is a guide for conducting information technology examinations at financial institutions and technology service providers. The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) publishes it for the OCC and other financial regulatory agencies. It includes standards and guidelines for sound information technology internal control practices.

FFIEC BSA/AML Examination Manual
The FFIEC Bank Secrecy Act /Anti-Money Laundering Examination Manual provides guidance to examiners for carrying out BSA/AML and Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) examinations.

OCC Publications Available in PrintĀ 
Some OCC publications can be ordered at no cost; review this list to learn what items are available.