Commercial underwriting involves gathering and analyzing information to make an informed decision to approve or reject a commercial credit or loan request.
A compliance committee plays a key role at a bank. Composed generally of the financial institution’s compliance officers, including those in charge of personal banking and commercial banking, as well as a Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) officer and Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) officer, the team is responsible for ensuring the bank adheres to all existing compliance regulations.
Core banking systems serve as the central repository of account and general ledger information for financial institutions.
In general, credit documents are those documents that pertain specifically to the borrower (not the loan). Financial institutions rely on credit documents to provide information about the customer and establish the customer’s creditworthiness.
In banking, the term “customer financials” is commonly used to encompass a variety of documents that are utilized to determine the creditworthiness of a borrower. Banks utilize data from the customer financial statements to make prudent decisions and avoid unnecessary risk during the lending process.