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ICBA pressing cannabis banking, other priorities as Congress returns

Nov 28, 2022 | NewsWatch Today
With Congress returning to Washington this week for the final leg of the lame-duck session, ICBA is pushing several key legislative priorities and calling on community bankers to weigh in with lawmakers via ICBA’s Be Heard grassroots action center.

ICBA post-election briefing next week

Nov 28, 2022 | NewsWatch Today
ICBA next week is hosting a complimentary post-election briefing on the midterm election results and pending regulatory actions affecting community banks.

Living will deficiencies at Citi as regulators push more stringent approach

Nov 28, 2022 | NewsWatch Today
The FDIC and Federal Reserve released results of their review of the resolution plans of the eight largest and most complex U.S. banks, finding shortcomings only in Citigroup’s living will.

Revamped podcast explores future of ICBA ThinkTECH

Nov 22, 2022 | NewsWatch Today
ICBA released the latest episode of its newly revamped podcast: “Independent Banker: A Community Banking Podcast from ICBA.”

DOJ announces arrests in $575M crypto fraud

Nov 22, 2022 | NewsWatch Today
The Justice Department announced the arrest of two Estonian citizens for their alleged involvement in a $575 million cryptocurrency fraud and money-laundering conspiracy.

Op-ed: Crypto response must protect banking system stability

Nov 22, 2022 | NewsWatch Today
The collapse of the FTX cryptocurrency exchange is a predictable example of the serious risks that digital assets pose, and policymakers should ensure new policies directed at the sector fully reflect its risks, ICBA President and CEO Rebeca Romero Rainey wrote in a new op-ed.

Regulators investigating FTX crypto exchange amid liquidity crisis: report

Nov 10, 2022 | NewsWatch Today
Federal regulators are reportedly investigating cryptocurrency exchange FTX amid concerns of a liquidity crisis at the company and fallout on the rest of the crypto sector.

Lawmakers push Durbin Amendment expansion in must-pass bills

Nov 10, 2022 | NewsWatch Today
ICBA continues urging community bankers to speak out against a bill to expand on the Durbin Amendment as lawmakers seek to advance the measure during the lame-duck session.

Senate’s Warren continues push for bank data on Zelle fraud

Nov 10, 2022 | NewsWatch Today
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) this week sent letters to Wells Fargo and Early Warning Services—the parent company of the Zelle peer-to-peer payment platform—criticizing their response to her recent report on P2P fraud.

ICBA continues interchange push as lawmakers pursue must-pass bills

Nov 9, 2022 | NewsWatch Today
ICBA continues urging community bankers to speak out against a bill to expand on the Durbin Amendment as lawmakers seek to advance the measure during the lame-duck session.

Crypto acquisition amid liquidity scare reflects market turmoil

Nov 9, 2022 | NewsWatch Today
Cryptocurrency exchange Binance announced an agreement to buy rival FTX amid reports of a liquidity crisis at the company, renewing concerns about volatility in the crypto sector.

Fed official answering FedNow questions at webinar today

Nov 1, 2022 | NewsWatch Today
ICBA Bancard today is hosting a webinar to answer community banker questions about the mid-2023 launch of the FedNow instant payments service.