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Failed Thrift: Lengthy Government Control of Sunbelt Savings Bank
GGD-92-82: Published: Apr 28, 1992. Publicly Released: Apr 28, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed: (1) why a federal savings bank has remained under government control since August 1988; and (2) the costs and benefits of this control.GAO found that: (1) the Federal Savings and Loan Insurance Corporation (FSLIC) did not resolve the eight thrifts subsequently consolidated as the bank because no eligible acquirer came forward and FSLIC did not hav...
Transition Series: Financial Services Industry Issues
OCG-89-4TR: Published: Nov 1, 1988. Publicly Released: Nov 1, 1988.
GAO summarized information on issues the federal government should consider relating to the financial services industry, including the: (1) handling of troubled financial institutions; (2) regulation of mergers between banking and nonbanking institutions; (3) regulation of linked securities and futures markets; and (4) regulation of global capital markets.GAO noted that: (1) almost a third of the...
High Yield Bonds: Nature of the Market and Effect on Federally Insured Institutions
GGD-88-75: Published: May 1, 1988. Publicly Released: May 1, 1988.
In compliance with a legislative requirement, GAO held a joint public hearing with the Security and Exchange Commission, Federal Home Loan Bank Board, Comptroller of the Currency, Federal Reserve System, Federal Savings and Loan Insurance Corporation, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Department of the Treasury, and Department of Labor concerning the nature of the high yield bond market and i...
Thrift Industry: The Treasury/Federal Home Loan Bank Board Plan for FSLIC Recapitalization
GGD-87-46BR: Published: Mar 3, 1987. Publicly Released: Mar 3, 1987.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed the need for a recapitalization of the Federal Savings and Loan Insurance Corporation (FSLIC) and analyzed a recapitalization plan that the Department of the Treasury and the Federal Home Loan Bank Board (FHLBB) proposed.GAO found that FSLIC is in dire need of recapitalization because: (1) its primary reserves have fallen below $2 billion; (2) it...
Bank Regulation: Information on Independent Public Accountant Audits of Financial Institutions
GGD-86-44FS: Published: Apr 21, 1986. Publicly Released: Apr 21, 1986.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reported on its study of six failed and open financial institutions that had undergone independent audits to determine if a workable methodology could be devised for analyzing the audit work done at a statistically valid sample of financial institutions.In order for financial information about a bank or any other economic entity to be useful, the informa...
Federal Examinations of Financial Institutions: Issues That Need To Be Resolved
GGD-81-12: Published: Jan 6, 1981. Publicly Released: Jan 6, 1981.
Key issues were identified which the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (Council) must address if it is to be successful in developing uniform examination principles and standards. Examination philosophies and practices followed by five Federal regulatory agencies in examining financial institutions were described and the effects and differences of the practices noted. The five age...