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Corporate Governance and Transparency

The Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland’s sound corporate governance framework, policies, and practices are essential to maintaining the trust and respect of our stakeholders.

Code of Conduct

The Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland expects its employees to perform their duties with honesty, integrity, and impartiality and without improper preferential treatment of any person.

Ethics

Presidents and first vice presidents of Federal Reserve Banks are to adhere to the rules of ethical conduct for senior officials.

Transparency

In order to promote transparency, the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland makes available financial disclosure forms and related documents filed by its president with the Bank’s ethics officer. The President’s Financial Disclosure is made available to the public annually.

The duties and responsibilities of the directors are set forth in the Federal Reserve Act, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland bylaws, Board of Governors’ policies, and charters for the directors’ committees.

Bylaws

The bylaws guide the board of directors in their work to oversee the Bank’s organization, operations, and activities.

Policies

Directors follow a strict code of conduct, as set by the Board of Governors. The full guide to conduct, as well as additional policies to which directors must adhere, can be found on the Board of Governor’s website.

Board of Directors Committee Charters

Main office directors serve on various committees. The Cleveland board of directors has three standing committees:

Upcoming EventsSEE ALL

  • 09.30.22

    Inflation: Drivers and Dynamics 2022

    Inflation: Drivers and Dynamics 2022, co-sponsored by the Center for Inflation Research and the European Central Bank will take place on September 29-30, 2022 in Cleveland, OH.

  • 10.06.22

    Conference on Real-Time Data Analysis, Methods, and Applications

    The Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland is sponsoring the Annual Conference on Real-Time Data Analysis, Methods, and Applications in Macroeconomics and Finance to be held in Cleveland, Ohio, at the Cleveland Reserve Bank on Thursday and Friday, October 6–7, 2022.

  • 11.04.22

    2022 Northeast Ohio Economics Workshop Program

    The goal of the workshop is to provide economists in Northeast Ohio with an opportunity to present their research and to foster ties between area researchers who may have similar interests.

  • 11.07.22

    Women in Economics Symposium

    Join the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland at the Women in Economics Symposium, which aims to encourage women to pursue a career in economics by discussing the successful career paths of diverse economics professionals and raising awareness of diversity and inclusion in the profession.

  • 11.17.22

    2022 Financial Stability Conference: Frontier Risks, a New Normal, and Policy Challenges

    The Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland and the Office of Financial Research will host their 10th annual financial stability conference on November 17–18, 2022. This year’s conference is titled Financial Stability: Frontier Risks, a New Normal, and Policy Challenges.