Washington, D.C. (Nov. 16, 2017)—Independent Community Bankers of America® (ICBA) President and CEO Camden R. Fine issued the following statement on Joseph Otting’s confirmation as comptroller of the currency.
“ICBA and the nation’s community banks congratulate Joseph Otting on his confirmation as comptroller of the currency. The OCC oversees many community banks that diligently serve their local communities at a time of significant overregulation. As a former banker, Mr. Otting understands the unintended consequences of excessive regulatory burdens.
“ICBA looks forward to working with Mr. Otting and the OCC, and we will continue working with Congress and the Trump administration to advance meaningful regulatory relief for community banks to support locally based growth in communities across the country.”
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