Agencies/Regulators

Articles & Press Releases

Title Publication Date
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 Georgia Storms NewsWatch Today Article 01/30/17
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
Curry: Chairman-CEO Split Might Be Best for All National Banks NewsWatch Today Article 11/30/16
Fed Should Deemphasize Tactical Decisions: Powell NewsWatch Today Article 11/30/16
Debit-Card Fraud Losses Increase in 2015: Fed NewsWatch Today Article 11/30/16
Fed’s Powell: Case for Raising Rates ‘Strengthened’ NewsWatch Today Article 11/29/16
Community Bank Net Income Rises in Third Quarter NewsWatch Today Article 11/29/16
OCC’s Curry Addressing Fintech Charter on Friday NewsWatch Today Article 11/29/16
FHFA Raises 2017 Conforming Loan Limits for Fannie, Freddie NewsWatch Today Article 11/23/16
Fed Finalizes Dividend Cut for Banks Over $10B NewsWatch Today Article 11/23/16
Fed’s Fischer: Equilibrium Interest Rate Declining NewsWatch Today Article 11/21/16
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
ICBA Calls on Lawmakers to Advance Bill Requiring Community Bank Presence on Fed Board Press Release 05/07/14

Letters to Congress

Title Recipient Date
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
Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs
11/12/2013

Letters to Regulators

Title Recipient Date
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
FDIC, OCC, and the Federal Reserve
07/22/2016
Federal Housing Finance Agency
07/11/2016
FFIEC
07/05/2016
FDIC
06/24/2016
FDIC
06/15/2016
FHFA
06/09/2016
FHFA
06/08/2016
OCC
05/31/2016
FDIC, Federal Reserve and OCC
03/21/2016
Federal Housing Finance Agency
03/17/2016
FDIC
03/17/2016
FDIC
03/03/2016

Testimonies

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Summaries

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