Articles & Press Releases

Title Publication Date
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
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
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
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
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
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
FHFA Extends Comment Deadline on Chattel Loan Pilot NewsWatch Today Article 02/08/17
Banks Tighten CRE Standards in Q4: Fed Survey NewsWatch Today Article 02/06/17
FDIC Announces Relief Following Mississippi Storms NewsWatch Today Article 01/29/17
OCC Adjusts CRA Thresholds for Small, Intermediate Institutions NewsWatch Today Article 01/23/17
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
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

Letters to Congress

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


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