Articles & Press Releases

Title Publication Date
Community Bank Net Income Rises 10.4% from Year Ago NewsWatch Today Article 05/24/17
FDIC Hosting Deposit-Insurance Seminar Series NewsWatch Today Article 05/18/17
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
FDIC Releases Final De Novo Handbook NewsWatch Today Article 05/01/17
ICBA Commends State Regulators for OCC Fintech Lawsuit NewsWatch Today Article 04/26/17
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
Fed’s Powell: Too Many Regulations Rope in Community Banks NewsWatch Today Article 04/20/17
ICBA Supports Operational Role for Fed in Real-Time Payments NewsWatch Today Article 04/19/17
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
FDIC Community Bank Resource Details Federal Home Loan Banks NewsWatch Today Article 04/06/17
Streamlined Call Report Available for April 30 Due Date NewsWatch Today Article 04/05/17
ICBA Meets with Treasury Officials on Pro-Growth Regulatory Relief Press Release 04/05/17
Richmond Fed’s Lacker Resigns Over Leak NewsWatch Today Article 04/04/17
OCC’s Curry: Fintech Charters Would Require Inclusion Plans NewsWatch Today Article 03/29/17
Fannie, Freddie Transfer $18B in Credit Risk in ’16 NewsWatch Today Article 03/27/17
FDIC Community Banking Committee Meeting Tuesday NewsWatch Today Article 03/24/17
FHFA Plans Next Phase of Common Securitization Platform NewsWatch Today Article 03/23/17
Gruenberg: Deposit Insurance Fund Growth on Track NewsWatch Today Article 03/21/17
House Panel Meeting on CFPB Constitutionality NewsWatch Today Article 03/20/17
Another House Letter Keeps Pressure on Fintechs NewsWatch Today Article 03/16/17
Fed Raises Target Interest Rates NewsWatch Today Article 03/15/17
OCC Proposes Licensing Changes to Accommodate Fintech Charter NewsWatch Today Article 03/15/17
House Republicans Urge OCC to Slow Fintech Charter NewsWatch Today Article 03/13/17
OCC Issues 2Q CRA Evaluation Schedule NewsWatch Today Article 03/07/17
FDIC Spotlights Credit Risk Trends NewsWatch Today Article 03/07/17
Regulators Close Utah Community Bank NewsWatch Today Article 03/04/17
Yellen: Interest Rate Hike Likely Next Week NewsWatch Today Article 03/04/17
Agencies Hosting Webinar on New Call Report NewsWatch Today Article 03/04/17
FDIC Issues Q2 CRA Exam Schedule NewsWatch Today Article 02/28/17
Community Bank Net Income Rises in Fourth Quarter NewsWatch Today Article 02/28/17
Fed’s Powell: Gradual Rate Increases Expected NewsWatch Today Article 02/22/17
Court Rules Against Challenges to Fannie, Freddie Profit Sweep NewsWatch Today Article 02/21/17
ICBA to Policymakers: Let Fannie, Freddie Build Capital NewsWatch Today Article 02/17/17
ICBA: Let Fannie, Freddie Build Capital Press Release 02/17/17
FDIC Planning Tech Vendor Guidance Following IG Report NewsWatch Today Article 02/16/17
HARP Refinance Volume Continues to Slow NewsWatch Today Article 02/15/17
OCC Details Reg-Relief Final Rule NewsWatch Today Article 02/14/17
Yellen Offers Community Bank Reg-Relief Suggestions NewsWatch Today Article 02/14/17
ICBA: Enhanced Cybersecurity Standards Shouldn’t Trickle Down to Community Banks NewsWatch Today Article 02/14/17
ICBA Congratulates Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin Press Release 02/14/17
Fed’s Tarullo to Resign in April NewsWatch Today Article 02/10/17
ICBA Supports Legal Challenge to Fed Dividend Cut NewsWatch Today Article 02/10/17
ICBA Seeks Clear Discussion on Credit Scoring Alternatives NewsWatch Today Article 02/09/17
Fed Legal Counsel Retiring NewsWatch Today Article 02/08/17
FHFA Extends Comment Deadline on Chattel Loan Pilot NewsWatch Today Article 02/08/17
OCC Warns of Fraudulent Calls, Text Messages NewsWatch Today Article 02/06/17
Banks Tighten CRE Standards in Q4: Fed Survey NewsWatch Today Article 02/06/17
Fed Leaves Target Rates Unchanged NewsWatch Today Article 02/01/17
OCC Amending Freedom of Information Act Rules NewsWatch Today Article 02/01/17
FDIC Announces Relief Following Mississippi Storms NewsWatch Today Article 01/29/17
OCC Issues Guidance on Third-Party Relationships NewsWatch Today Article 01/24/17
OCC Adjusts CRA Thresholds for Small, Intermediate Institutions NewsWatch Today Article 01/23/17
OCC Revises Booklet on Federal Charter Conversions NewsWatch Today Article 01/19/17
Fed Adjusts Max Penalties for Inflation NewsWatch Today Article 01/18/17
Yellen: U.S. Near ‘Maximum’ Employment NewsWatch Today Article 01/18/17
FHFA Seeks Input on Underserved Markets Rule NewsWatch Today Article 01/18/17
ICBA, Coalition Seek Transparency in Fintech Charter NewsWatch Today Article 01/18/17
ICBA Backs Minneapolis Fed Proposal to Ease Community Bank Burden NewsWatch Today Article 01/18/17
ICBA Voices Concerns with OCC Fintech Plan NewsWatch Today Article 01/18/17
OCC Launches Web-Based Filing System NewsWatch Today Article 01/17/17
Call Reports Due Monday, Jan. 30 NewsWatch Today Article 01/12/17
OCC Releases Director Workshop Schedule NewsWatch Today Article 01/11/17
Reserve Banks Pay Treasury $92B in 2016 NewsWatch Today Article 01/10/17
OCC Outlines Top Risks Facing Industry NewsWatch Today Article 01/05/17
Fed Plans Faster Rate Hikes If Needed: Minutes NewsWatch Today Article 01/04/17
Agencies Finalize Changes to Community Bank Call Reports NewsWatch Today Article 01/03/17
FHLBank New Business Activity Reforms Approved NewsWatch Today Article 12/20/16
Fed Proposes Guidelines on Reserve Bank Joint Accounts NewsWatch Today Article 12/19/16
OCC Issues EGRPRA Rule to Reduce Reg Burden NewsWatch Today Article 12/15/16
FHFA Scorecard Leaves Out Fannie, Freddie Capital NewsWatch Today Article 12/15/16
Fed Closes Out 2016 with Rate Increase NewsWatch Today Article 12/14/16
FDIC Approves Seventh Straight Budget Reduction NewsWatch Today Article 12/13/16
Fannie, Freddie Required to Expand Lending in Underserved Markets NewsWatch Today Article 12/13/16
Fine: ICBA Submitting Community Banker Names for Fed NewsWatch Today Article 12/13/16
Fed Proposes Bank Holding Co. Rating System for S&Ls NewsWatch Today Article 12/09/16
FHFA Completes First Stage of Common Securitization Platform NewsWatch Today Article 12/08/16
ICBA Expresses Grave Concerns About Proposed FinTech Federal Charter NewsWatch Today Article 12/02/16
Curry: OCC Working Through CRA Backlog NewsWatch Today Article 12/01/16
OCC Issues 2017 Assessment Calendar NewsWatch Today Article 12/01/16
FHFA Raises 2017 Conforming Loan Limits for Fannie, Freddie NewsWatch Today Article 11/23/16
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
ICBA Backs Bill Requiring Senate Confirmation of New York Fed President Press Release 11/20/14
ICBA Agrees with Fed’s Tarullo on Call for Congress to Revise the Small Bank Holding Company Policy Statement Press Release 11/07/14
Congress to President: Nominate Fed Board Member with Community Bank Experience Press Release 06/18/14

Letters to Congress

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Representative Neugebauer
Senators McConnell and Reid and Representatives Boehner and Pelosi
Representatives Hensarling and Waters
Representatives Boehner and Pelosi
Representatives Boehner, Pelosi, McCarthy and Hoyer
Senators Inhofe and Boxer
House Financial Services and Senate Banking Committees
Senators Johnson and Crapo
Representative Capuano
Representative Waters
Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs

Letters to Regulators

Title Recipient Date
Federal Reserve
Federal Housing Finance Agency
CFPB, FDIC, Federal Reserve, NCUA and OCC
OCC, Federal Reserve, and FDIC
FDIC, OCC, and the Federal Reserve
Federal Housing Finance Agency
FDIC, Federal Reserve and OCC
Federal Housing Finance Agency


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