TeachMeFinance.com - explain Credit Standards Advisory Committee (CSAC)
Credit Standards Advisory Committee (CSAC) -- an independent committee established by Congress in the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery and Enforcement Act of 1989. The committee consists of representatives of the five federal bank/thrift regulatory agencies plus six members of the public who are knowledgeable with the credit standards and lending practices of insured depository institutions. The committee's mission is to monitor and review the credit standards and lending practices of federally insured depository institutions and recommend any needed changes in federal regulation and supervision.
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