The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) today announced registration is open for its symposium on bank mergers February 10, 2023, at its headquarters in Washington, D.C.
The symposium will include panel discussions among thought leaders, academics, community groups, and the banking industry on bank mergers and is open to the public for in-person or virtual attendance.
The symposium will feature opening remarks from Acting Comptroller of the Currency Michael J. Hsu and moderated panel discussions on the effects of bank mergers in the context of competition, financial stability, and convenience and needs. The symposium will also include the presentation and discussion of academic research papers for an economics-focused panel on competition.
Registration is required for in-person or virtual attendance at the symposium. Registration for in-person attendance will close January 25, 2023, or when full, whichever occurs first. For security reasons, attendees will be subject to screening and must present a valid government-issued identification to enter the building. Registration for virtual attendance will close February 3, 2023.
The agenda for the Bank Merger Symposium and information about how to register is accessible here.