Fed releasing CBDC paper this summer: Powell

May 21, 2021 | NewsWatch Today
Federal Reserve Board Chair Jerome Powell said the Fed is planning a discussion paper for this summer on the possibility of issuing a U.S. central bank digital currency.

OCC reconsidering CRA final rule

May 19, 2021 | NewsWatch Today
ICBA expressed support for an OCC announcement that it will reconsider its Community Reinvestment Act rulemakings and information collection.

NCUA chairman seeks CUSO oversight authority

May 19, 2021 | NewsWatch Today
The head of the National Credit Union Administration is scheduled to testify today on behalf of ICBA-supported legislation to expand oversight of third-party vendors, including credit union service organizations (CUSOs).

$5B left in PPP funds for certain institutions

May 19, 2021 | NewsWatch Today
The Small Business Administration said there is approximately $5 billion remaining in Paycheck Protection Program funds set aside for certain community financial institutions.

FS-ISAC Coronavirus Update, May 19, 2021

May 19, 2021 | Coronavirus Update
Dr. Anthony Fauci said Tuesday that the nation is on track to begin vaccinating children under 12 before next year.

ICBA Supports OCC Reconsidering CRA Rule

May 18, 2021 | Press Release
ICBA supports the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency announcement that it will reconsider its Community Reinvestment Act rulemakings and information collection.

Custom op-ed counters credit union-bank acquisitions

May 18, 2021 | NewsWatch Today
ICBA continues to offer a customizable op-ed and updated talking points that community bankers can use to raise awareness of credit union acquisitions of community banks.

FDIC requests comments on digital assets

May 18, 2021 | NewsWatch Today
The FDIC requested comments within 60 days about insured depository institutions’ current and potential digital asset activities.

FS-ISAC Coronavirus Update, May 18, 2021

May 18, 2021 | Coronavirus Update
President Biden announced today that the US will share at least 20 million doses of vaccines produced by Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson for a total of 80 million doses globally by the end of June.

ICBA, Community Bankers of Georgia Urge FDIC to Reject Credit Union Merger

May 17, 2021 | News
ICBA and The Venture Center today announced a series of curriculum-driven events as part of its expanded ICBA ThinkTECH initiative. The ICBA ThinkTECH Innovation Series focuses on emerging technologies that have the potential to positively impact the community banking industry.

CFPB updates TRID rule FAQs

May 17, 2021 | NewsWatch Today
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued additional frequently asked questions on its TILA-RESPA integrated disclosure rule.

ICBA issues custom op-ed opposing public banking

May 17, 2021 | NewsWatch Today
ICBA released a customizable op-ed that community bankers can use to spread the word about the risks posed by proposals to establish taxpayer-funded public banks.

Fed again extends rule allowing PPP loans to directors

May 17, 2021 | NewsWatch Today
The Federal Reserve Board for the third time extended its rule allowing certain bank directors and shareholders to apply to their banks for Paycheck Protection Program loans for their small businesses.

ICBA, Community Bankers of Georgia Urge FDIC to Reject Credit Union Merger Proposal

May 14, 2021 | Press Release
ICBA and The Venture Center today announced a series of curriculum-driven events as part of its expanded ICBA ThinkTECH initiative. The ICBA ThinkTECH Innovation Series focuses on emerging technologies that have the potential to positively impact the community banking industry.

FI Works Announces Partnership with First Community Bank & Trust

May 14, 2021 | Industry News From Corporate Members

ICBA urges OCC to block sale of mutual bank’s assets to credit union

May 12, 2021 | NewsWatch Today
ICBA's Mutual Council and America’s Mutual Banks urged the OCC to suspend the sale of Brainerd Savings and Loan Association assets to Wings Financial Credit Union until all freedom of information requests have been considered.

FS-ISAC Coronavirus Update, May 12, 2021

May 12, 2021 | Coronavirus Update
The rate of new Covid cases in the US fell to an average of 38,800 per day Monday, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University, the first time daily case counts have been below 40,000 since September.

ICBA, The Venture Center Kick off Thought Leadership Series

May 12, 2021 | Press Release
ICBA and The Venture Center today announced a series of curriculum-driven events as part of its expanded ICBA ThinkTECH initiative. The ICBA ThinkTECH Innovation Series focuses on emerging technologies that have the potential to positively impact the community banking industry.

ICBA, ProfitStars Expand Preferred Service Provider Program with Information Security and Risk Management Solutions

May 11, 2021 | Press Release
The Independent Community Bankers of America today announced it has extended its Preferred Service Provider agreement with ProfitStars, a division of Jack Henry & Associates Inc., to include several risk management solutions.

ICBA to Serve as Strategic Advisor to JAM FINTOP Banktech Investment Fund

May 10, 2021 | Press Release
The Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA) will serve as a strategic advisor for JAM FINTOP Banktech, a $150 million investment fund designed to help accelerate technology adoption at community banks.