Business Continuity Management Policy
The purpose of this Business Continuity Management Policy Template is to address the business continuity management strategies of a bank, credit union, fintech company, or other type of financial institution to ensure the availability of critical financial services. This template helps to ensure that an organization’s business operations are resilient and the effects of disruptions in service are minimized in order to maintain public trust and confidence, and to maintain and recover business processes when operations have been disrupted unexpectedly.
Table of Contents
- Purpose and Contents – Topic 1
- Introduction – Topic 2
- Policy Statement – Topic 3
- Risk Management – Topic 4
- Business Continuity Strategies – Topic 5
- Business Continuity Plan Standards – Topic 6
- Training – Topic 7
- Exercises and Tests – Topic 8
- Maintenance and Improvement – Topic 9
- Reporting to the Board of Directors – Topic 10
- Incident Response and Preparedness Policy – Topic 11
- Management Resumption Team – Topic 12
- Accounting Resumption Team – Topic 13
- Administrative Resumption Team – Topic 14
- Lending Resumption Team – Topic 15
- Operations Resumption Team – Topic 16
- Employee Injuries and First Aid – Topic 17
- Pandemic Influenza Preparedness Procedures – Topic 18
- Earthquake Safety Procedures – Topic 19
- Civil Disturbance Safety Procedures – Topic 20
- Fire Safety Procedures – Topic 21
- Explosion Safety Procedures – Topic 22
- Weather Disturbances – Topic 23
- Evacuation Procedures – Topic 24
- Key and Combination Code Lists – Topic 25
- Contact Lists – Topic 26
Includes the following form templates:
- Business Continuity Management Acknowledgment of Receipt (1 page)
- Business Continuity Management Distribution Register (1 page)
- Business Continuity Management Policy Maintenance Form (1 page)
- Business Continuity Management Team Phone List (1 page)
- Business Continuity Management Test Preparation Worksheet (1 page)
- Business Continuity Management Test Results Evaluation Form (1 page)
- Business Continuity Management Testing Checklist (1 page)
- Information Systems Incident Response Procedures Checklist (9 pages)
Recent updates to this product:
Federal and State Regulatory Agencies Issue Examiner Guidance for Assessing Safety and Soundness Considering the Effect of COVID-19 Pandemic on Financial Institutions
FFIEC Press Release – FFIEC Highlights Pandemic Preparedness Guidance
FFIEC Press Release – Financial Regulators Revise Business Continuity Plan Booklet to Stress to Examiners the Value of Resilience to Avoid Disruptions to Operations
FDIC FIL-19-2019 – Technology Service Provider Contracts
Current Expected Credit Losses (CECL) Accounting Standard
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