Due to the lapse in appropriations, Department of Justice websites will not be regularly updated. The Department’s essential law enforcement and national security functions will continue. Please refer to the Department of Justice’s contingency plan for more information.

432. Bank Supervisory Agency Exception

Agencies listed in 12 U.S.C. § 3401(6) which exercise supervisory or regulatory functions with respect to financial institutions have free access to financial records to perform audits, develop regulations, monitor monetary policies and similar activities without providing customer notice or certification of compliance. Such supervisory agencies are also permitted to exchange examination reports and "other information" with other supervisory agencies without restriction under 12 U.S.C. § 3412(d).

Updated September 19, 2018