Press Releases

ICBA: Simplify Capital Requirements for Community Banks

Sep 16, 2019

ICBA President and CEO Rebeca Romero Rainey reiterated calls for federal banking regulators to finalize their rules regarding “Capital Simplification for Qualifying Community Banks” and establish the Community Bank Leverage Ratio or CBLR at 8 percent rather than at 9 percent as proposed.

  • Press Release

ICBA Urges Full House Vote on SAFE Banking Act

Sep 16, 2019

ICBA and 43 state banking associations wrote to House Congressional leadership urging them to move swiftly to schedule floor consideration of the Secure and Fair Enforcement Banking Act of 2019 (SAFE Banking Act, H.R. 1595).

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Fed’s Bowman Confirmed for Full Term

Sep 12, 2019

ICBA congratulated Michelle “Miki” Bowman on her confirmation to serve a full term on the Federal Reserve Board of Governors.

  • NewsWatch Today Article

Community Bankers Optimistic: New Index

Sep 12, 2019

Community bankers are optimistic about the future due to a favorable outlook for business conditions, monetary policy, and regulatory burden, according to the Conference of State Bank Supervisors.

  • NewsWatch Today Article

NCUA Board Member Faults Agency on Taxi Scandal

Sep 12, 2019

The National Credit Union Administration might have been able to avoid fallout from the ongoing New York City taxi medallion scandal had it acted more expeditiously, NCUA board member Todd Harper said this week.

  • NewsWatch Today Article

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ICBA ThinkTECH Accelerator

ICBA ThinkTECH Accelerator 2.0 is the sequel to ICBA’s successful partnership with The Venture Center and the state of Arkansas to support early-stage fintechs primed to help community banks create high-tech, high-touch customer experiences.

Strengthening existing relationships and developing new ones is all part of the process for the ICBA ThinkTECH Accelerator. We want to hear from you. Know a great startup company with potential to impact community banks? Refer them to the ICBA ThinkTECH Accelerator 2.0 by filling out the form.

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