Agencies issue statement on Hurricane Ida

Aug 31, 2021 | NewsWatch Today
Federal and state regulators said they will provide appropriate regulatory assistance to institutions affected by Hurricane Ida.

FEMA - Daily Calls for Broad Stakeholder Business & Industry Coordination Call Regarding Hurricane Ida

Aug 30, 2021 | Sector Calls
FEMA invites you to participate in daily at 3 pm Eastern addressing coordinated efforts regarding recovery in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida.

ICBA testifying on PPP forgiveness

Aug 30, 2021 | NewsWatch Today
ICBA Chairman Robert Fisher is scheduled to testify this Wednesday at a House Small Business Committee hearing on what’s next for Paycheck Protection Program forgiveness.

ICBA continues IRS reporting consumer push

Aug 30, 2021 | NewsWatch Today
ICBA continues encouraging consumers to express opposition to the Biden administration’s proposal to require banks to report their customers’ account information to the IRS.

ARRC issues FAQs on LIBOR transition best practices

Aug 30, 2021 | NewsWatch Today
The Alternative Reference Rates Committee released frequently asked questions on its best practices for using Secured Overnight Financing Rate term rates.

ICBA urging consumer opposition to IRS reporting plan

Aug 27, 2021 | NewsWatch Today
ICBA is encouraging consumers to express opposition to the Biden administration’s proposal to require banks to report their customers’ account information to the IRS.

Credit union-bank acquisitions top 100

Aug 27, 2021 | NewsWatch Today
ICBA renewed its call for policymakers to examine the credit union tax exemption as the number of credit union-bank acquisitions passed 100.

As Credit Union-Bank Acquisitions Top 100, ICBA Urges Washington to Act

Aug 25, 2021 | Press Release
With the number of tax-exempt credit union purchases of taxpaying community banks passing 100, the Independent Community Bankers of America is renewing its call for policymakers to examine the loophole contributing to these tax-subsidized acquisitions.

ICBA to HUD: Disparate-impact rule must conform to court ruling

Aug 25, 2021 | NewsWatch Today
ICBA and other groups expressed opposition to a Department of Housing and Urban Development proposal to re-implement its 2013 rule on discriminatory effects.

Nacha ACH modernization rules effective next month

Aug 25, 2021 | NewsWatch Today
Nacha “Meaningful Modernization” changes to improve and simplify the ACH user experience are scheduled to take effect next month.

ICBA Names Dale Kraemer Vice President, Finance & Accounting

Aug 24, 2021 | Press Release
The Independent Community Bankers of America announced Dale Kraemer has joined ICBA as vice president of finance and accounting.

ICBA offers hurricane resources

Aug 23, 2021 | NewsWatch Today
ICBA updated its Hurricane Preparedness resource center with the latest on Hurricane Grace and Tropical Storm Henri.

CFPB issues credit card data-submission specifications

Aug 23, 2021 | NewsWatch Today
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued new technical specifications for complying with credit card agreement and data submission requirements under TILA and the CARD Act (Regulation Z).

2022 ThinkTECH Accelerator open for applications

Aug 20, 2021 | NewsWatch Today
ICBA and The Venture Center launched the application period for the 2022 ICBA ThinkTECH Accelerator program.

Refinancing drives 2020 increase in closed-end originations: CFPB

Aug 20, 2021 | NewsWatch Today
The total number of closed-end originations and applications increased substantially between 2019 and 2020, according to a Consumer Financial Protection Bureau report on Home Mortgage Disclosure Act data.

Farm Credit assets top $407B

Aug 20, 2021 | NewsWatch Today
Farm Credit System assets rose to more than $407 billion during the second quarter from nearly $385 billion the same time last year, according to Farm Credit Administration data.

FinCEN offers SAR trend data

Aug 20, 2021 | NewsWatch Today
The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network’s interactive Suspicious Activity Report webpage now includes filing trend data by industry through the 2020 calendar year.

ICBA, The Venture Center Gear Up for 2022 ThinkTECH Accelerator

Aug 19, 2021 | Press Release
The Independent Community Bankers of America and The Venture Center, with support from the State of Arkansas, today launched the application period for the 2022 ICBA ThinkTECH Accelerator program.

Christine Ahern Joins ICBA Bancard as Vice President, Relationship Manager

Aug 17, 2021 | Press Release
ICBA Bancard, the payments services subsidiary of the Independent Community Bankers of America, announced today the hire of Christine Ahern as vice president, relationship manager.