Press Releases

ICBA Offers Tips To Help Prepare for Natural Disasters

Sep 12, 2018

As Hurricane Florence approaches the United States and Americans recognize National Preparedness Month in September, ICBA and the nation’s community banks remind consumers that they can help alleviate financial concerns by planning in advance of a natural disaster or emergency.

  • Press Release

Media Advisory: ICBA Releases S.2155 Implementation Tracker

Sep 10, 2018

ICBA has released a comprehensive matrix on the implementation of S. 2155 provisions affecting community banks in advance of the Senate Banking Committee hearing.

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IB Magazine


Rural Index Remains Above Growth-Neutral

Sep 21, 2018

Creighton University’s index of rural economic growth declined in September but remained above growth-neutral for the eighth consecutive month. Derived from a survey of bank CEOs in rural areas, the Rural Mainstreet Index declined to 51.5 from 54.8 in August.

  • NewsWatch Today Article

FAQs Detail Implementation of LIBOR Alternative

Sep 21, 2018

The Federal Reserve Bank of New York released frequently asked questions on the Alternative Reference Rates Committee’s efforts to replace the London Interbank Offered Rate, or LIBOR. ICBA represents community banks on the Federal Reserve Board panel, which was reconstituted earlier this year to implement the transition from U.S. dollar LIBOR to an alternative reference rate.

  • NewsWatch Today Article

OCC Targeting Recovery-Planning Guidelines to Largest Banks

Sep 20, 2018

The OCC is proposing to amend its enforceable guidelines relating to recovery-planning standards for insured national banks and federal savings associations. The agency said its goal is limiting application of the guidelines to the largest and most complex banks, thereby providing relief to smaller and less complex institutions.

  • NewsWatch Today Article

Main Street Matters Blog

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Sheltered Harbor: An Extra Layer of Protection Against Cyber Risk

ICBA President and CEO Rebeca Romero Rainey discusses how Sheltered Harbor can help community bankers prepare for potential cyber events and protect their customers.
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