ICBA Statement on Death of John Ryan

May 17, 2022 | Press Release
ICBA President and CEO Rebeca Romero Rainey released the following statement on the death of Conference of State Bank Supervisors President and CEO John Ryan.

Financial Trades Support Modified SEC Cyber Incident Disclosure Proposal to Aid Law Enforcement and Support Remediation Efforts

May 10, 2022 | Press Release
ICBA, American Bankers Association, Bank Policy Institute, and Mid-Size Bank Coalition of America commented late yesterday on a SEC proposal that would implement new requirements for financial institutions to disclose material cyber incidents, as well as cybersecurity risk management, strategy and governance.

CFPB: Equal Credit Opportunity Act protects borrowers after loan

May 10, 2022 | NewsWatch Today
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau published an advisory opinion affirming that the Equal Credit Opportunity Act bars lenders from discriminating against customers after they have received a loan, not just during the application process.

ICBA offers custom marketing-comms resources for May

May 10, 2022 | NewsWatch Today
ICBA’s Tell Your Story marketing and communications toolkit offers new and updated resources to engage consumers in May.

OCC’s Hsu: Regulators should change approach to mergers

May 10, 2022 | NewsWatch Today
Acting Comptroller of the Currency Michael Hsu said he has directed senior OCC staff to work with the Justice Department and other agencies to review federal frameworks for bank mergers.

ICBA supports barring adverse credit reporting on human trafficking victims

May 10, 2022 | NewsWatch Today
ICBA expressed support for a Consumer Financial Protection Bureau proposed rule that would prohibit consumer reporting agencies from reporting adverse information on victims of human trafficking.

ICBA Statement on Proposal to Modernize Community Reinvestment Act Framework

May 5, 2022 | Press Release
ICBA President and CEO Rebeca Romero Rainey released the following statement on today’s interagency proposed rule to modernize Community Reinvestment Act regulations.

ICBA Encourages Consumers to Support America’s Entrepreneurs During National Small Business Week

May 4, 2022 | Press Release
The Independent Community Bankers of America joins the nation’s community banks in celebrating National Small Business Week (May 1-7) and showing their support for locally owned and operated businesses.

ICBA Releases 2022 Community Banking Policy Resolutions

May 3, 2022 | Press Release
The Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA) today released its legislative and regulatory policy objectives for 2022 during the ICBA Capital Summit.

As Capital Summit kicks off, polling confirms public support for local banking

May 3, 2022 | Advocacy | NewsWatch Today
ICBA kicked off the 2022 ICBA Capital Summit in Washington with new national and state-level polling data showing Americans in all 50 states view community banking favorably.

Capital Summit continues today with congressional meetings

May 3, 2022 | NewsWatch Today
Today’s ICBA Capital Summit agenda includes in-person meetings with congressional offices following remarks from Senate Banking Committee member Mike Rounds (R-S.D.).

FDIC board meeting this week on CRA reform proposal

May 3, 2022 | NewsWatch Today
The FDIC board of directors announced it will meet this week on a notice of proposed rulemaking on revising Community Reinvestment Act regulations. The board meeting is scheduled for 10 a.m. (Eastern time) this Thursday, May 5.

As Community Bankers Gather in Washington, New Polling Confirms Public Support for Local Banking

May 2, 2022 | Press Release
The Independent Community Bankers of America today is kicking off the 2022 ICBA Capital Summit in Washington with new national and state-level polling data showing Americans in all 50 states view community banking favorably.

ICBA Capital Summit underway in Washington

May 2, 2022 | NewsWatch Today
The 2022 ICBA Capital Summit is underway in Washington, with community bankers advocating key issues in the nation’s capital and from back home.

ICBA updates ILC loophole white paper

May 2, 2022 | NewsWatch Today
Ahead of this week’s Capital Summit, ICBA updated its white paper detailing why policymakers should close a legal loophole that allows industrial loan companies and their parent companies to skirt regulatory oversight.

New ICBA podcast: why cybersecurity goes beyond IT

Apr 28, 2022 | NewsWatch Today
The latest episode of ICBA’s Communities of Innovation podcast focuses on why cybersecurity is no longer simply an IT issue for community banks.

Hsu calls for stablecoin standard-setting initiative

Apr 28, 2022 | NewsWatch Today
Acting Comptroller of the Currency Michael Hsu issued a statement calling for a joint effort to develop standards for stablecoin interoperability.

FDIC names new community bank committee members

Apr 28, 2022 | NewsWatch Today
ICBA congratulates the new members of the FDIC Advisory Committee on Community Banking, which provides advice and recommendations to the agency.