Agencies/Regulators

Articles & Press Releases

Title Publication Date
FHFA Shrinks Multifamily Lending Caps NewsWatch Today Article 11/22/17
Community Bank Earnings Rise 9.4 Percent NewsWatch Today Article 11/22/17
Yellen Leaving Fed Once Successor Sworn In NewsWatch Today Article 11/20/17
FDIC, OCC Leaders Advocate Community Bank Relief NewsWatch Today Article 11/20/17
Otting Confirmed as Comptroller of the Currency NewsWatch Today Article 11/17/17
ICBA Statement on Confirmation of Otting as Comptroller of the Currency Press Release 11/16/17
FDIC Teleconference Features Small-Biz Resources NewsWatch Today Article 11/16/17
Fed Approves New Fee Schedule for Reserve Bank Services NewsWatch Today Article 11/14/17
OCC Revises Booklet on Director Notifications NewsWatch Today Article 11/13/17
OCC Reissues Booklet on Subordinated Debt NewsWatch Today Article 11/09/17
OCC Issues Guidance on CRA Applications NewsWatch Today Article 11/09/17
ICBA Rebuts Noreika Speech on Banking and Commerce NewsWatch Today Article 11/09/17
ICBA Statement on Noreika Speech about Banking and Commerce Press Release 11/08/17
New York Fed’s Dudley Retiring Next Year NewsWatch Today Article 11/07/17
Quarles Sworn in as Fed Governor NewsWatch Today Article 11/07/17
Banks Ease Standards on C&I, Residential Real Estate NewsWatch Today Article 11/07/17
Fed’s Powell Nominated for Fed Chairman NewsWatch Today Article 11/03/17
ICBA Statement on Nomination of Jerome Powell for Fed Chairman Press Release 11/02/17
OCC Updates Bank Enforcement Action Policies NewsWatch Today Article 11/01/17
FDIC Issues Appraisal Exceptions for Disaster Areas NewsWatch Today Article 10/27/17
In Reversal, FHFA Adds Preferred-Language Question to Loan Form NewsWatch Today Article 10/23/17
FDIC Appoints New CIO NewsWatch Today Article 10/20/17
Acting Comptroller Defends Fintech Charter Authority NewsWatch Today Article 10/20/17
ICBA: Allow Fannie, Freddie to Rebuild Capital NewsWatch Today Article 10/20/17
ICBA and NAFCU Urge Watt on Fannie, Freddie Capital Buffers Press Release 10/19/17
SoFi Bank Withdraws FDIC Application NewsWatch Today Article 10/17/17
ICBA Statement on SoFi Bank’s FDIC Application Withdrawal Press Release 10/16/17
OCC Releases Updated List of Permissible Activities NewsWatch Today Article 10/16/17
OCC Outlines CRA Policy in New Manual NewsWatch Today Article 10/16/17
Hoenig: Deposit Insurance Invites Abuse NewsWatch Today Article 10/12/17
ICBA Urges FDIC to Deny Square Application NewsWatch Today Article 10/11/17
ICBA Urges FDIC to Deny Square Application Press Release 10/10/17
Comptroller Discusses CFPB Spat Over Arbitration Rule NewsWatch Today Article 10/06/17
Senate Approves Quarles for Fed NewsWatch Today Article 10/06/17
OCC Rescinds Deposit Advance Product Guidance NewsWatch Today Article 10/06/17
Yellen Kicks Off Community Banking Research Conference NewsWatch Today Article 10/05/17
ICBA Statement on Testimony from FHFA Director Mel Watt Press Release 10/03/17
GSEs, Wells, Equifax in Focus This Week NewsWatch Today Article 10/03/17
OCC: Mortgage Performance Continues to Improve NewsWatch Today Article 10/02/17
OCC’s Noreika: Fintech Part of Banking Evolution NewsWatch Today Article 09/26/17
ICBA: Target Overtime Pay to Regional Conditions NewsWatch Today Article 09/26/17
ICBA: Impose Deposit Insurance Moratorium for ILC Charters NewsWatch Today Article 09/15/17
ICBA: Impose a Two-Year Moratorium on Deposit Insurance for ILC Charters Press Release 09/14/17
ICBA Urges Congress to Scrutinize OCC Fintech Plan NewsWatch Today Article 09/13/17
ICBA Reflects on Anniversary of GSE Conservatorship Press Release 09/06/17
FHFA Director Appoints New Deputy for FHLB Regulation Division NewsWatch Today Article 08/10/17
Fed Issues Guidelines on Joint Account Requests NewsWatch Today Article 08/10/17
Stress Test Reveals GSEs May Require $100 Billion in Future Bailout Funds NewsWatch Today Article 08/09/17
Financial Services Groups Send Joint Letter to Fed on Proposed Revision to Regulation CC NewsWatch Today Article 08/03/17
ICBA Gives FHFA Input on Improving Language Access for Borrowers With LEP NewsWatch Today Article 08/02/17
ICBA Endorses OCC, Fed Nominations NewsWatch Today Article 07/26/17
ICBA Supports Fed’s Faster Payments Recommendations Press Release 07/21/17
ICBA Comment on SoFi Bank FDIC Application Press Release 07/18/17
OCC: It’s Risky Out There NewsWatch Today Article 07/10/17
Fed Announces New General Counsel NewsWatch Today Article 07/07/17
Fed’s Powell Makes Case for Acting Now on Housing Reform NewsWatch Today Article 07/07/17
OCC Mutual Group Meeting This Month NewsWatch Today Article 07/05/17
Fed Debates Launch of Balance Sheet Rollback: Minutes NewsWatch Today Article 07/05/17
OCC Appoints New Members to Minority Advisory Committee NewsWatch Today Article 06/30/17
FHFA Extends Comment Period on Language Access NewsWatch Today Article 06/30/17
Fed’s Fischer: Unregulated Firms Continue Posing Risks NewsWatch Today Article 06/28/17
Acting Comptroller: Time to Take Stock of Banking Regs NewsWatch Today Article 06/28/17
ICBA Seeks Comment Extension on Language Access NewsWatch Today Article 06/28/17
Agencies Propose Additional Call Report Revisions NewsWatch Today Article 06/23/17
Regulators Facing Senate Questions on Relief Efforts NewsWatch Today Article 06/22/17
Trump to Nominate James Clinger for FDIC Chairman NewsWatch Today Article 06/20/17
FDIC Appoints New Ombudsman NewsWatch Today Article 06/19/17
ICBA Joins FDIC Roundtable on Ag Industry NewsWatch Today Article 06/08/17
OCC Revises Charter-Termination Booklet NewsWatch Today Article 06/07/17
Trump Plans Otting Nomination for Comptroller NewsWatch Today Article 06/07/17
Fed’s Powell: Balance Sheet to Plummet in Coming Years NewsWatch Today Article 06/02/17
Fed Amends Rules on Check Collection, Return NewsWatch Today Article 06/01/17
OCC Extends Notice for CRA Evaluations NewsWatch Today Article 06/01/17
Brainard: Rate Hikes to Continue, But Soft Inflation Poses Risk NewsWatch Today Article 05/31/17
ICBA Supports Bill Expanding Holding Company Relief NewsWatch Today Article 05/31/17
ICBA Supports Hatch-King-Nelson Bill Promoting Community Bank Capital Press Release 05/30/17
ICBA Statement on Remarks from FDIC Vice Chairman Thomas M. Hoenig Press Release 05/12/17
ICBA Statement on Testimony from FHFA Director Mel Watt Press Release 05/11/17
ICBA Thanks OCC’s Curry for Service NewsWatch Today Article 05/04/17
OCC’s Curry Stepping Down, Noreika to be Acting Comptroller NewsWatch Today Article 05/03/17
ICBA Statement on CSBS Lawsuit Against OCC Press Release 04/26/17
ICBA White Paper Lays Out Principles for Housing-Finance Reform Press Release 04/25/17
Small Businesses Still Most Satisfied with Community Banks NewsWatch Today Article 04/13/17
ICBA Urges OCC to Rescind Fintech Proposal Press Release 04/12/17
ICBA Meets with Treasury Officials on Pro-Growth Regulatory Relief Press Release 04/05/17
Another House Letter Keeps Pressure on Fintechs NewsWatch Today Article 03/16/17
OCC Proposes Licensing Changes to Accommodate Fintech Charter NewsWatch Today Article 03/15/17
ICBA: Let Fannie, Freddie Build Capital Press Release 02/17/17
ICBA Congratulates Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin Press Release 02/14/17
Call Reports Due Monday, Jan. 30 NewsWatch Today Article 01/12/17
ICBA Expresses Grave Concerns About Proposed FinTech Federal Charter NewsWatch Today Article 12/02/16
ICBA Proposal Offers Safe, Ubiquitous Path to Faster Payments Press Release 10/06/16
ICBA Testifies in Support of Bills Improving Regulatory Treatment of Community Bank Deposits Press Release 09/27/16
ICBA Encouraged by Proposal to Streamline Call Report Press Release 08/05/16
ICBA Statement on FHA Property Assessed Clean Energy Policy Press Release 07/20/16
ICBA to OCC: FinTech Response Requires Level Playing Field Press Release 06/01/16
ICBA Statement on New FDIC De Novo Policy Press Release 04/06/16
ICBA Statement on Today’s FDIC Board Meeting Press Release 01/21/16
FHFA Drops ICBA-Opposed Asset Test from FHLBank Rule Press Release 01/12/16
Community Bank Successes Provide Year of Progress CEO Alert 12/07/15
ICBA Statement on Highway Bill Conference Report Press Release 12/01/15
ICBA Supports House Passage of Pro-Community Bank Amendments Press Release 11/05/15
ICBA Statement on Freddie Mac Third-Quarter Loss Press Release 11/03/15
ICBA Statement on FDIC Deposit Insurance Fund Proposed Rule Press Release 10/22/15
Committee Advances ICBA-Advocated Regulatory Relief Bills Press Release 10/01/15
ICBA Supports Fed Adoption of Same-Day ACH Press Release 09/23/15
ICBA Encouraged by Proposed Call Report Relief Press Release 09/08/15
ICBA Statement on FDIC Deposit Insurance Proposal Press Release 06/16/15
ICBA Statement to Federal Regulators: “No Bank Should be Too Big to Fail nor Too Big to Jail” Press Release 06/01/15
ICBA Statement Regarding Regulator Comments on Call Report Reform Press Release 04/23/15
ICBA Backs Dallas Fed President’s Proposals to Reform Fed Press Release 02/13/15
ICBA Congratulates New Members of FDIC Advisory Committee on Community Banking Press Release 02/12/15
Success Is Sweet, But Continued Success Is Even Sweeter CEO Alert 02/11/15
ICBA Urges FHFA to Withdraw Plan to Restrict Access to Federal Home Loan Banks Press Release 01/07/15

Letters to Congress

Title Recipient Date
Senators Crapo and Brown
07/25/2017
Representative Neugebauer
04/25/2016
Senators McConnell and Reid and Representatives Boehner and Pelosi
10/08/2015
Representatives Hensarling and Waters
09/24/2015
Representatives Boehner and Pelosi
07/28/2015
Representatives Boehner, Pelosi, McCarthy and Hoyer
07/24/2015
Senators Inhofe and Boxer
07/16/2015
House Financial Services and Senate Banking Committees
02/18/2015
Senate
07/17/2014
Senators Johnson and Crapo
05/07/2014
Representative Capuano
04/14/2014
Senate
02/24/2014
Representative Waters
01/16/2014

Letters to Regulators

Title Recipient Date
FHFA
10/19/2017
FDIC
10/10/2017
FDIC, Federal Reserve and OCC
09/25/2017
OCC
09/19/2017
FDIC
09/14/2017
FDIC, Federal Reserve, OCC, Department of Treasury
08/29/2017
OCC, Federal Reserve, and FDIC
08/28/2017
Federal Reserve
08/01/2017
FDIC
07/18/2017
FDIC, Federal Reserve and OCC
07/18/2017
Federal Housing Finance Agency
07/10/2017
Federal Housing Finance Agency
06/27/2017
Federal Reserve
04/18/2017
FHFA
02/08/2017
OCC
01/18/2017
FDIC
10/27/2016
Federal Housing Finance Agency
10/25/2016
FHFA
10/11/2016
CFPB, FDIC, Federal Reserve, NCUA and OCC
08/31/2016
OCC, Federal Reserve, and FDIC
08/03/2016

Testimonies

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Summaries

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