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August 2021

Model Risk Management

This publication is part of:

Collection: Comptroller's Handbook

Series: Safety and Soundness

Category: Management


The booklet presents the concepts and general principles of model risk management, and aligns with the principles laid out in "Supervisory Guidance on Model Risk Management" conveyed by OCC Bulletin 2011-12. Examiners can use it as a guide in performing consistent, high-quality model risk management examinations.


This booklet applies to the OCC's supervision of national banks and federal savings associations. References to national banks in this booklet also generally apply to federal branches and agencies of foreign banking organizations. Refer to 12 USC 3102(b) and the "Federal Branches and Agencies Supervision" booklet of the Comptroller's Handbook for more information.