Press Releases

ICBA Seeks One-Year Delay in ‘Beneficial Ownership’ Rule

Apr 24, 2018

ICBA is calling on the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network to delay the implementation of a rule requiring community banks and other financial institutions to identify the individuals that own controlling interests in their corporate or business customers.

  • Press Release

ICBA Endorses Miki Bowman for Fed Governor

Apr 16, 2018

ICBA today thanked President Donald Trump for nominating Kansas Bank Commissioner Michelle “Miki” Bowman for the Federal Reserve Board. Bowman would fill the ICBA-advocated position dedicated to individuals with experience in community banking.

  • Press Release

IB Magazine


Voters Trust Banks Over Retailers at Checkout

Apr 24, 2018

Voters still trust financial institutions more than retailers to develop new payment technologies and protect their personal information during the checkout process, according to a new survey.

  • NewsWatch Today Article

CFPB Extends Advisory Council Application Deadline

Apr 24, 2018

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau extended the deadline to submit applications for its Community Bank Advisory Council.

  • NewsWatch Today Article

ICBA Seeks Delay in Beneficial Ownership Rule

Apr 23, 2018

ICBA requested a one-year delay in the implementation of the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network’s final beneficial ownership and customer due diligence rule.

  • NewsWatch Today Article

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Marketing Resources for Community Banks

April is Community Banking Month!

The ICBA 2018 Marketing & Communications Toolkit provides members with exclusive resources that will help community banks leverage local media and traditional and digital channels. The toolkit includes:

  • Media relations best practices and interview tips 
  • Customizable social media posts and images
  • Content editorial calendar with ideas, tweets and important dates
Use these tools and more Community Banking Month resources to promote your bank!

Nominate Your Bank for the Community Bank Service Awards!

Get the recognition your bank deserves by nominating your bank for the Community Bank Service Awards. Nominations end April 30!

Featured Events

April 26 - April 26, 2018
April 26, 2018
Webinar: Beneficial Ownership
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May 01 - May 01, 2018
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Webinar: Preparing Your Bank for the Future through Succession Planning
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