Independent Review of Executive Compensation: Yellow Corporation
The objective of this audit is to determine whether Yellow, and its affiliates, complied with executive compensation limits under Section 12.05 of its Loan and Guarantee Agreement with the U.S. Department of the Treasury.
Compilation of Lessons Learned Report
The objective of the report is to compile SIGPR's audit products as well as lessons learned related to SIGPR's budget, jurisdiction, and hiring authority.
Audit of Risk Factor Mitigation in MSLP Loans
The objective of this review is to develop other MSLP audit ideas derived from our data analytics platform and risk assessment.
Independent Review of Direct Loan Recipient: Map Large Inc.
The objective of the audit is to determine if Map Large follows the terms and conditions of its direct loan agreement.
Audit of the Effects the MSLP’s Loan Losses Have on Treasury’s Investment
The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston manages the Main Street Lending Program (MSLP) through a Special Purpose Vehicle, which is backed by a $16.6 billion equity investment by Treasury. SIGPR will issue cyclical interim reports to Treasury on the information gathered from the various banks that participate in the MSLP.
Audit of the Utilization of ARPA Information Technology Modernization Funds at the Railroad Retirement Board
Audit of the Coronavirus Relief Benefit Payments and Internal Controls
The preliminary objectives of this audit cover the extended unemployment and sickness benefits that were appropriated through the CARES Act, CARWA, and ARPA to determine if (1) they were accurately expended, recorded, and reported and (2) internal controls were effective, including fraud controls.
Audit of the Main Street Lending Program
The Office of the Special Inspector General for Pandemic Recovery is evaluating funds that were allocated to the Federal Reserve System’s Main Street Lending Program (MSLP), which had 319 lenders and 1,830 borrowers participating in loans totaling more than $17 billion. The objectives of the audit are to 1) assess the process used by banks to issue loans under the MSLP program; 2) evaluate the process used by the Federal Reserve’s Special Purpose Vehicle to purchase the loans; 3) determine vulnerabilities based on a risk-based analysis; and 4) identify specific areas that warrant further audit work.
Audit of the Direct Loan Program
The Office of the Special Inspector General for Pandemic Recovery is assessing the Department of the Treasury's Direct Loan Program, which provided approximately $2.7 billion through 35 loans to passenger air carriers and related businesses, cargo air carriers, and businesses critical to maintaining national security. The objectives of the audit are to 1) determine if the processes to approve loans followed requirements under Section 4003(b) of the CARES Act and other appropriate regulations and guidance and 2) evaluate Treasury’s Direct Loan Program loan portfolio management process and determine whether it follows best practices established by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency or other appropriate authority. As part of this effort, SIGPR is partnering with the Department of Defense OIG in reviewing the loans that were issued in the interest of national security.
Research for Future Audits and Evaluations Regarding Effects of Coronavirus Pandemic (SARS-CoV-2 Virus and COVID-19 Disease) on EPA Programs and Operations
The OIG plans to initiate a project to research and identify topics for potential audits and evaluations related to the EPA's response to the COVID-19 pandemic.