The Independent Community Bankers of America today called on federal banking regulators to ensure their latest regulatory review under the Economic Growth and Regulatory Paperwork Reduction Act provides substantive regulatory relief for community banks, which previous reviews under the law have failed to do.
The role of the Federal Reserve and other regulators in overseeing banks is not to make credit allocation decisions, but to ensure institutions manage their material risks, Fed Governor Michelle Bowman wrote in a recent essay.
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The Independent Community Bankers of America® (ICBA) announced three-year agreements with Fiserv, TrueNorth, Wipfli, and Ncontracts to sponsor ICBA’s acclaimed ThinkTECH Accelerator and other innovation programming.
Federal Reserve researchers said a U.S. central bank digital currency would likely have only a marginal impact on the international role of the U.S. dollar and the role of U.S. payment systems in cross-border payments.
ICBA’s Charles Potts highlighted several recent innovation milestones, including the opening of its Center for Innovation, which coincided with ThinkTECH Regulator Day on Feb. 15, and its inaugural ThinkTECH Core Day event, held earlier in the month, in a new blog post.
Federal Reserve Vice Chair for Supervision Michael Barr said Friday that bank supervisors are increasing scrutiny for larger banks in the wake of Silicon Valley Bank’s failure due in part to large unrealized losses.
A Consumer Financial Protection Bureau report on credit card data show that smaller credit card issuers have "significantly lower" median annual percentage rates than the largest 25 credit card companies.
While Congress is out for the Presidents’ Day recess, ICBA continues calling on community bankers to use its Be Heard grassroots action center to urge lawmakers to support several pro-community bank bills.
The Independent Community Bankers of America® (ICBA) recently celebrated the successful conclusion of two important events during its current ThinkTECH Accelerator cohort (AP6), Regulator Day and Core Day.
The pursuit of improvements in the payments system to expand access to the financial system must avoid the temptation to exclusively rely on new technology, Federal Reserve Governor Michelle Bowman said.
A single bank missing its revenue expectations and increasing its provisioning does not change the fact that the overall banking system is strong, Federal Reserve Vice Chair for Supervision Michael Barr said.