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What GAO Found In April 2019, GAO identified 2 priority recommendations for the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC). Since then, FDIC has implemented none of those recommendations. In April 2020, GAO identified 1 additional priority recommendation for FDIC, bringing the total number to 3.
What GAO Found In April 2019, GAO identified 10 priority recommendations for the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Federal Reserve). Since then, the Federal Reserve has implemented 3 of those recommendations.
What GAO Found Of the 37 recommendations made to the agencies under this mandate, the agencies have taken actions to implement 32, and some agencies have not taken actions to fully implement five recommendations, as of October 15, 2019.
What GAO Found Federal financial regulators reported conducting the required regulatory analyses for rules issued pursuant to the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Dodd-Frank Act) as part of the rulemaking process.
What GAO FoundFederal agencies conducted the regulatory analyses required by various federal statutes for all 54 regulations issued pursuant to the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Dodd-Frank Act) that GAO reviewed.
This publication supersedes GAO-07-731G, Government Auditing Standards: July 2007 Revision. This is the Government Auditing Standards 2011 version. This document outlines standards that contain requirements for auditor reporting on internal control. This revision supersedes the 2007 revision.
The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Dodd-Frank Act) requires or authorizes various federal financial regulators to issue hundreds of rules to implement reforms intended to strengthen the financial services industry.
The Legal Services Corporation (LSC) was federally created as a private nonprofit corporation to support legal assistance for low-income people to resolve their civil matters and relies heavily on federal appropriations.
The Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation's (PBGC) single-employer insurance program insures the pension benefits of over 34 million participants in almost 29,000 private sector defined benefit pension plans.