Limited seats available for upcoming Compliance Institute

Feb 25, 2022 | NewsWatch Today
ICBA’s first Compliance Institute of 2022 will be a virtual event set for March 8-10 and March 15-17.

CFPB issues QM fact sheet on certain adjustable-rate loans

Feb 24, 2022 | NewsWatch Today
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau released a fact sheet on the interest rate used to calculate prepaid interest for qualified mortgages under the price-based General QM definition.

CFPB launches review of automated appraisal models

Feb 24, 2022 | NewsWatch Today
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau released an outline of options to strengthen oversight of computer models used to help determine home valuations.

ICBA offers America Saves Week resources

Feb 23, 2022 | NewsWatch Today
ICBA’s Tell Your Story Marketing and Communications Toolkit offers a customizable news release and social media graphics to help community banks recognize America Saves Week this week.

Blog: How new BIN standards affect community banks

Feb 23, 2022 | NewsWatch Today
The latest blog post from ICBA Bancard President and CEO Tina Giorgio spotlights new Bank Identification Number standards taking effect in April.

OCC issues FAQs on CRA rescission

Feb 23, 2022 | NewsWatch Today
The OCC issued responses to frequently asked questions about its December 2021 final rule that rescinded its June 2020 Community Reinvestment Act rule and reinstated the 1995 interagency CRA rule.

ICBA Provides Savings Tips for Consumers During America Saves Week, Feb. 21-25

Feb 22, 2022 | Press Release
During America Saves Week, the Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA) offers consumers savings tips as they work towards building a secure financial future.

What to know about crossing a CRA asset threshold

Feb 22, 2022 | NewsWatch Today
A new ICBA issue brief breaks down what community banks need to know about moving into a new Community Reinvestment Act asset-size categorization.

CFPB issues student loan servicer notice on loan forgiveness

Feb 22, 2022 | NewsWatch Today
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued a bulletin detailing student loan servicers’ obligations to halt unlawful conduct related to borrowers’ eligibility and benefits under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Waiver.

Executive order on crypto policy coming next week: report

Feb 18, 2022 | NewsWatch Today
The Biden administration is reportedly expected to release an executive order on regulating digital assets next week.

New blog post offers key takeaways of Fed CBDC papers

Feb 18, 2022 | NewsWatch Today
A new ICBA blog post spotlights the key community banker takeaways of recent Federal Reserve reports on the possibility of a future U.S. central bank digital currency.

Blog: How new BIN standards affect community banks

Feb 18, 2022 | NewsWatch Today
The latest blog post from ICBA Bancard President and CEO Tina Giorgio spotlights new Bank Identification Number standards taking effect in April.

ThinkTECH Accelerator slots still available

Feb 18, 2022 | NewsWatch Today
Community bankers can schedule virtual visits this month and next with 2022 ICBA ThinkTECH Accelerator program participants.

New blog post offers key takeaways of Fed CBDC papers

Feb 17, 2022 | ICBA NewsWatch Today®
A new ICBA blog post spotlights the key community banker takeaways of recent Federal Reserve reports on the possibility of a future U.S. central bank digital currency.

ICBA advocates bills supporting MDIs, CDFIs

Feb 17, 2022 | NewsWatch Today
ICBA expressed support for several pending House bills designed to support minority depository institutions and community development financial institutions.

ICBA raises concerns with Basel climate risk paper

Feb 17, 2022 | NewsWatch Today
ICBA expressed concerns with a Basel Committee on Banking Supervision document on bank management and supervisory oversight of climate risk.

ICBA Backs Bills to Tailor CFPB’s 1071 Reporting Rule

Feb 16, 2022 | Press Release
ICBA today expressed support for three House bills to mitigate the negative impact of a Consumer Financial Protection Bureau proposal implementing new data collection and reporting requirements for small-business loans.

ICBA to OCC: Avoid One-Size-Fits-All Climate Principles

Feb 15, 2022 | NewsWatch Today | Press Release
ICBA applauded the OCC for tailoring its proposed climate-related financial risk management principles to banks over $100 billion in assets, though the association expressed concerns that examiners could eventually apply the framework to community banks.

ICBA to Senate: Oppose Postal Banking Amendments

Feb 15, 2022 | Press Release
The Independent Community Bankers of America called on senators to oppose amendments to the Postal Service Reform Act of 2022 (H.R. 3076) that would authorize the U.S. Postal Service to offer additional banking services.

ICBA urges senators to oppose postal banking amendments

Feb 15, 2022 | NewsWatch Today
ICBA called on senators to oppose amendments to the Postal Service Reform Act of 2022 (H.R. 3076) that would authorize the U.S. Postal Service to offer additional banking services.