ABA: Officers, Board for 2019-2020 Nominated

The American Bankers Association’s Nominating Committee has selected the official slate of candidates for election at the association’s annual convention to be held in Seattle, Oct. 27–29. The committee, chaired by Kenneth L. Burgess, Jr., chairman, FirstCapital Bank of Texas, Midland, Texas, nominated the following candidates for ABA officer positions: […]

FDIC: Summary of Deposits Annual Survey Results Released for 2019

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) today released results of its annual survey of branch office deposits for all FDIC-insured institutions as of June 30, 2019. The FDIC’s Summary of Deposits (SOD) provides deposit totals for each of the more than 86,000 domestic offices operated by more than 5,300 FDIC-insured commercial and […]

ABA: New Video Series Launched to Highlight Career Opportunities in Banking

The American Bankers Association today launched a new series of videos highlighting the diverse and rewarding career opportunities available in banking today. The videos, which profile eight employees working in different jobs at banks of all sizes across the country, are available on ABA’s new Careers in Banking webpage, which also features […]

ABA: Newly Redesigned ABA.com Launches

The American Bankers Association, the united voice of the nation’s $18 trillion banking industry, today announced the launch of its newly redesigned website featuring a modern look, updated content and improved tools to provide a richer, more valuable digital experience for visitors. “The new website is packed with tools, resources and information […]

ABA: New Report Examines Banks’ Use of Social Media

87 percent report active social media engagement ​More than eight in 10 banks (84 percent) believe social media is important to their institution and 87 percent are very or somewhat active on their social media accounts, according to a new report released today by the American Bankers Association. The State of […]

OCC: Three New Members Appointed to Minority Depository Institutions Advisory Committee

The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) today named three new members to its Minority Depository Institutions Advisory Committee (MDIAC). The MDIAC advises the OCC on steps it can take to ensure the continued health and viability of minority depository institutions and other issues of concern to these […]

FDIC: Meeting of Advisory Committee on Community Banking Announced

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) today announced that it will hold a meeting of the Advisory Committee on Community Banking on Thursday, March 28. During the meeting, FDIC senior staff will discuss efforts regarding de novo institutions, community bank technical assistance efforts, the 2017 FDIC National Survey of Unbanked […]

CPFB: Enhancements to Advisory Committees Announced and Member Applications Now Open

Today the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (Bureau) announced enhancements to its advisory committee charters. The enhancements are a result of CFPB Director Kathleen L. Kraninger’s engagement with current and former advisory committee members during her three-month listening tour.  “I’ve seen firsthand how the Bureau benefits from the valuable input provided […]

FDIC: List of Banks Examined for CRA Compliance Issued

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) today issued its list of state nonmember banks recently evaluated for compliance with the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA). The list covers evaluation ratings that the FDIC assigned to institutions in December 2018. The CRA is a 1977 law intended to encourage insured banks and […]