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Banking




Vol. 17, No. 1,
First Quarter 2004

FEATURES

 Directors Under
 More Scrutiny

 Fed Studies Checks
 and E-payments

 Mexican Secondary
 Mortgage Market

 Fed Emphasizes
 CIBCA Compliance

 Guynn Stresses
 Long-Term Policy

 Kohn Says U.S. Is
 Key in World
 Economy

 New Tool for
 Community
 Developers

 New Sixth
 District Directors

 Two Newsletters
 Launched

DEPARTMENTS

 Did You Know?

 Data Bank

 Circular Letters

STAFF

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Director Accountability Higher in Wake
of Recent Corporate Scandals
Recently, governance scandals have focused new scrutiny on the role of corporate directors. Today, the integrity and accountability of bank directors are more critical than ever.
FULL STORY


Two Fed Studies to Assess U.S. Check Writing,
E-payment Habits
Two studies are gathering information on the number and value of checks and electronic payments in the United States. The studies’ results should help financial institutions better understand and prepare for transitions in the payment system.
FULL STORY


Creating a Secondary Mortgage Market in Mexico
Traditionally, the market for housing securitizations in Mexico has been dominated by the government. But now some Mexican mortgage-backed securities are being denominated in dollars and aimed at U.S. investors.
FULL STORY