Commercial Loan Policy
This Commercial Loan Policy Template addresses commercial loan (CML) products, underwriting, and related lending operations of a bank, credit union, fintech company, or other type of financial institution. In general, the primary purpose of an organization’s commercial lending operations is to generate income while serving the credit needs of all creditworthy businesses within its geographic area by maintaining an effective loan policy and underwriting standards, in conjunction with sound loan administration by its officers and lending personnel, in order to achieve a healthy loan portfolio.
Table of Contents
- Purpose and Contents – Topic 1
- Policy Statement – Topic 2
- Definitions – Topic 3
- Risk Management – Topic 4
- Responsibility – Topic 5
- General Credit Underwriting Guidelines – Topic 6
- Short Term Loans – Topic 7
- Revolving Lines of Credit – Topic 8
- Asset Based Loans and Formula Lines of Credit – Topic 9
- Term Loans – Topic 10
- Professional Loans – Topic 11
- Flooring Lines of Credit – Topic 12
- Indirect Dealer Loans – Topic 13
- Letters of Credit – Topic 14
- Participation and Purchased Loans – Topic 15
- Unsecured Loans – Topic 16
- Savings/TCD Secured Loans – Topic 17
- Stock and Bond Secured Loans – Topic 18
- Small Business Administration Loans – Topic 19
- Small Business Lending Fund Program Loans – Topic 20
- Title Company Loans – Topic 21
- Faith Based Organization Loans – Topic 22
- Native American Tribal Lending – Topic 23
- Agricultural Loans – Topic 24
- Leveraged Financing – Topic 25
- Business and Industry Guaranteed Loan Program – Topic 26
- Oil and Gas Industry Loans – Topic 27
- Lease Financing – Topic 28
- Marketplace Loan Program – Topic 29
- Audit Policy – Topic 30
- Staff Training – Topic 31
- Retention of Documentation – Topic 32
Includes the following form templates:
- Commercial Loan Action Plan and Status Report (2 pages)
- Loan Presentation Form – Commercial (8 pages)
Recent updates to this product:
OCC Bulletin 2023-27 – Loan Purchase Activities: Legal Lending Limit Guidance
SBA – 5000-846991 – Implementation of Removal of the Loan Authorization
SBA – 5000-846607 – Implementation of the Final Rule of Affiliation and Lending Criteria for the SBA Business Loan Programs
Eliminate references to allowance for lease and loan losses (ALLL) which was replaced by current expected credit losses (CECL).
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