FDIC Coronavirus Information for Bankers and Consumers
Federal Reserve Resources for Coronavirus
Department Office Closure Communication
Please see attached .pdf or below instructions.
Advisory: The physical locations for the Department of Banking and Securities are currently closed. We are maintaining operations through electronic communication. Please review the below information for operational changes during this time.
Branch Operations: Notifications of temporary branch operations changes should follow the same procedures as severe weather incidents. An email indicating what locations are affected, what operations at each location are being changed/limited, the expected duration and any other relevant information should be sent to your assigned Case Manager or Exam Field Supervisor in the alternative.
Mail: Any document that will be mailed to the Bureau of Bank Supervision must also be sent electronically to the following email address: RA-BNBankSupervision@pa.gov. Any bank that sent documents via mail within the last three (3) days should re-send those documents electronically to the aforementioned email address. If you have a concern about documents mailed recently, please contact Sheila Hughes at (717) 783-8240 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Filings/Applications: All checks should continue be sent to the Bureau of Bank Supervision through regular mail with the original filing. Electronic copies of the original filing and a copy of all applicable checks must be sent electronically to the following email address: RA-NBankSupervision@pa.gov. General questions regarding filings should be addressed to Sheila Hughes at (717) 783-8240 or email at email@example.com. You may also contact your assigned Case Managers for specific questions:
Jessica Delaney, Case Manager: (717) 503-6179 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Alison Cestello, Case Manager: (412) 565-7519 or email@example.com
Donna Weller, Case Manager: (717) 783-2497 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Examinations: Questions regarding examinations should be directed to the assigned EIC or your Field Supervisor and/or Mary Rutkowski, Field Examinations Chief at (717) 503-5574 and email@example.com.
Jessica Kessock, Field Supervisor: (717) 412-8100 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Michael Goffredo, Field Supervisor: (717) 439-2194 or email@example.com
2020 Bank Holidays Information (PDF)
Secretary's Letter on LIBOR Transition (PDF)
The Department urges state-regulated banks, credit unions, and financial services companies to take action and prepare for the replacement of London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR).
Deputy Secretary’s Letter (PDF) regarding Internal Audit Programs for Financial Institutions (PDF)
Federal Government Principles on Responding to Cyber Incidents
A Presidential Policy Directive (PPD-41) released on July 26, 2016, sets forth principles governing the federal government’s response to any cyber incident, whether involving government or private sector entities. For significant cyber incidents, PPD-41 also establishes lead federal agencies and an architecture for coordinating the broader federal government response. Learn more: http://bit.ly/2aeAUtZ
The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) members have issued a revised Management booklet, which is part of the FFIEC Information Technology Examination Handbook (IT Handbook). The IT Handbook is available here.
2018 Annual Audit Reports Due
Read the Deputy Secretary's Letter on 2018 Annual Audit Report (PDF) for banks, bank & trust companies, and savings banks:
email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Trust companies should email RA-BNTrustAudit@pa.gov