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 October 2018. The CRA is a 1977 law intended to encourage insured banks and […]

Joint Release: Annual CRA Asset-Size Threshold Adjustments for Small and Intermediate Small Institutions Released

The federal bank regulatory agencies today announced the annual adjustment to the asset-size thresholds used to define small bank, small savings association, intermediate small bank, and intermediate small savings association under the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) regulations. The annual adjustments are required by the CRA rules. Financial institutions are evaluated […]

CDFI Fund: Application Demand for FY 2018 Round of BEA Program Released

NEARLY $941 MILLION IN INCREASED INVESTMENTS, LENDING AND SERVICES IN HIGHLY DISTRESSED COMMUNITIES AND TO CDFIS The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) announced today the application data for the fiscal year (FY) 2018 round of its Bank Enterprise Award Program (BEA Program). A […]

ABA: Officers, Board Elected for 2018-2019

Members attending the American Bankers Association’s annual convention in New York have elected new ABA officers and directors to serve on ABA’s board for the 2018–2019 association year. The new officers are: CHAIRMAN: Jeffrey M. Szyperski, chairman, president and CEO, Chesapeake Bank, Kilmarnock, Va.; CHAIRMAN-ELECT: Laura Lee (Laurie) Stewart, president […]

ABA: Jeffery Szyperski, Virginian Banker, Elected as New ABA Chairman

Today the American Bankers Association elected Jeffrey M. Szyperski as its chairman for the 2018-2019 association year. The election took place during ABA’s annual convention in New York. Szyperski is also chairman, president and CEO of Chesapeake Financial Shares, Inc., and Chesapeake Bank, an $820 million institution based in Kilmarnock, […]

ABA: Survey Shows Americans Highly Satisfied with their Bank, Trust Banks the Most to Keep Information Secure

Nearly 9 in 10 Americans with a bank account (86 percent) say they are “very satisfied” or “satisfied” with their primary bank, and 94 percent rate their bank’s customer service as “excellent,” “very good” or “good,” according to a new survey conducted by Morning Consult on behalf of the American […]