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1996 News Releases

12/30/1996  NR 1996-148,OCC Issues Final Rule on Fiduciary Activities of National Banks
12/19/1996  NR 1996-147,Statement of Eugene A. Ludwig, Comptroller of the Currency
12/19/1996  NR 1996-146,Remarks by Eugene A. Ludwig Comptroller of the Currency Before The Brookings Institution Washington, D.C.
12/18/1996  NR 1996-145,OCC Issues Regulation On Leasing
12/17/1996  NR 1996-144,OCC Announces Twelve New Enforcement Actions and One Termination
12/17/1996  NR 1996-143,OCC Releases CRA Evaluations For 59 National Banks
12/17/1996  NR 1996-142,OCC Releases Study of Capital Allocation Practices at Large Banks
12/11/1996  NR 1996-141,Derivatives Activity Rises in 3rd Quarter to Record $19.8 Trillion
12/11/1996  NR 1996-140,OCC Proposes Rule For Bank Employees Who Recommend or Sell Certain Securities
12/10/1996  NR 1996-139,Remarks by Eugene A. Ludwig Comptroller of the Currency Before the Robert Morris Associates Risk Management Conference Washington, D.C.
12/06/1996  NR 1996-138,OCC Will Hold Hearing; Agency Seeks Fines, Restitution From Former Bank CEO
12/04/1996  NR 1996-137,Remarks by Eugene A. Ludwig Comptroller of the Currency Before The Women in Housing and Finance Technology Symposium Washington, D.C.
12/04/1996  NR 1996-136,OCC Announces Six New Enforcement Actions
12/03/1996  NR 1996-135,OCC Releases CRA Evaluations For 66 National Banks
12/03/1996  NR 1996-134,OCC Waives 1997 Increase for Inflation, Cuts Corporate Fees
12/02/1996  NR 1996-133,OCC Adopts Rules for National Bank Investment Securities
12/02/1996  NR 1996-132,OCC Issues Final Rule on Recordkeeping and Confirmation Requirements for Securities Transactions
11/27/1996  NR 1996-131,OCC Issues First Quarter 1997 CRA Examination Schedule
11/19/1996  NR 1996-130,OCC Press Briefing
11/20/1996  NR 1996-129,Questions and Answers on Part 5
11/20/1996  NR 1996-128,Part 5 Fact Sheet
11/20/1996  NR 1996-127,Remarks by Eugene A. Ludwig Comptroller of the Currency before the Exchequer Club Washington, DC
11/19/1996  NR 1996-126,New OCC Handbook Provides Examiner Guidance To Assess Bank Credit Card Operations
11/12/1996  NR 1996-125,Booklet Will Help Banks, Businesses and the Public Avoid Losses From Check Fraud
11/04/1996  NR 1996-124,OCC Publishes Bank Secrecy Act Compliance Handbook
10/31/1996  NR 1996-123,Remarks by Eugene A. Ludwig Comptroller of the Currency Before the OCC Low Income Housing Tax Credit Seminar Chicago, Illinois
10/31/1996  NR 1996-122,David Nebhut Is OCC Deputy Comptroller for Economics
10/30/1996  NR 1996-121,OCC Announces Two New Enforcement Actions and Three Terminations
10/30/1996  NR 1996-120,OCC Releases CRA Evaluations For 82 National Banks
10/22/1996  NR 1996-119,Remarks by Eugene A. Ludwig Comptroller of the Currency Before the Bank Administration Institute's Asset/Liability and Treasury Management Conference New York, New York
10/18/1996  NR 1996-118,OCC Issues Final Rule on Insider Lending
10/15/1996  NR 1996-117,Remarks by Eugene A. Ludwig Comptroller of the Currency Before the Community Reinvestment Association of North Carolina, Raleigh, North Carolina
10/15/1996  NR 1996-116,Comptroller Stresses Commitment to Making CRA Rules Work
10/10/1996  NR 1996-115,OCC Reduces Assessments For 600 National Banks
10/08/1996  NR 1996-114,OCC Issues Final Advisory Letter on Insurance and Annuity Sales by National Banks
10/07/1996  NR 1996-113,Bank Supervisors From 140 Nations Endorse Report Calling for Strengthened Oversight of Internationally Active Banks
10/05/1996  NR 1996-112,Remarks by Eugene A. Ludwig Comptroller of the Currency Before the American Bankers Association Annual Convention Honolulu, Hawaii
10/03/1996  NR 1996-111,Regulation on Bank Sales of Credit Life Insurance Revised
10/01/1996  NR 1996-110,Public Appearances for Eugene A. Ludwig Comptroller of the Currency
10/01/1996  NR 1996-109,OCC Sponsors Seminars on Federal Low Income Housing Tax Credits
09/30/1996  NR 1996-108,Remarks by Eugene A. Ludwig Comptroller of the Currency Before The Institute of International Finance Annual Membership Meeting Washington, D.C.
09/30/1996  NR 1996-107,OCC Will Explore Ways to Extend Financial Services to Consumers Without Banking Relationships
09/30/1996  NR 1996-106,Remarks by Eugene A. Ludwig Comptroller of the Currency Before the Consumer Bankers Association Chicago, Illinois
09/26/1996  NR 1996-105,OCC Issues Guidelines On Preapproved Credit Card Solicitations
09/25/1996  NR 1996-104,OCC Issues Asset Securitization Guidelines
09/24/1996  NR 1996-103,OCC Releases CRA Evaluations For 77 National Banks
09/20/1996  NR 1996-102,Remarks by Eugene A. Ludwig Comptroller of the Currency Before the Department of the Treasury Conference Toward Electronic Money & Banking The Role of Government
09/18/1996  NR 1996-101,OCC Announces Four New Enforcement Actions And Four Terminations
09/17/1996  NR 1996-100,Remarks by Eugene A. Ludwig Comptroller of the Currency Before the Detroit Economic Development Tour Detroit, Michigan
09/17/1996  NR 1996-99,Comptroller Tours Empowerment Zone; Announces New Community Development Investment Provisions
09/16/1996  NR 1996-98,OCC Outlines Measures to Help Borrowers Hurt by Hurricanes and Flooding
09/13/1996  NR 1996-97,Derivatives Activity Jumped $1.2 Trillion In 2nd Quarter To Record Level Of $19 Trillion
09/12/1996  NR 1996-96,Summary of Statement of Eugene A. Ludwig Comptroller of the Currency
09/11/1996  NR 1996-95,OCC Survey Shows Some National Banks Changed Underwriting Standards for Commercial and Consumer Credit
09/10/1996  NR 1996-94,OCC Issues Guidance on Smart Card/Stored Value Card Risks
09/09/1996  NR 1996-93,OCC Will Release Results Of 1996 National Underwriting Survey
09/06/1996  NR 1996-92,Remarks by Eugene A. Ludwig Comptroller of the Currency Before the Dedication of the Operation Hope Banking Center Los Angeles, California
09/03/1996  NR 1996-91,FOCC Completes Enforcement Action Against Former Counsel of Summit National Bank
08/29/1996  NR 1996-90,OCC Adopts Flood Insurance Regulation
08/28/1996  NR 1996-89,OCC Issues Fourth Quarter 1996 CRA Examination Schedule
08/22/1996  NR 1996-88,OCC Announces New Senior Appointments
08/15/1996  NR 1996-87,OCC Announces Three New Enforcement Actions
08/14/1996  NR 1996-86,OCC Opens New Public Reference Room
08/12/1996  NR 1996-85,Interagency Policy Statement on Corporate Forms
08/12/1996  NR 1996-84,Credit Derivatives Guidance Issued by OCC; New Products Are Used to Manage Credit Risks
08/02/1996  NR 1996-83,OCC Releases CRA Evaluations For 81 National Banks
08/02/1996  NR 1996-82,Obstacle Removed For Small Banks Seeking to Attract Qualified Managers
07/24/1996  NR 1996-81,OCC Announces Three New Enforcement Actions And Two Terminations
07/24/1996  NR 1996-80,Testimony of Eugene A. Ludwig, Comptroller of the Currency Before the Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Regulatory Relief of the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs of the United States Senate
07/17/1996  NR 1996-79,OCC Releases CRA Evaluations For 112 National Banks
07/17/1996  NR 1996-78,Lending Limit Revision Would Protect Bank Loan Collateral
06/26/1996  NR 1996-77,Testimony of Eugene A. Ludwig Comptroller of the Currency before the Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Securities, and Government-Sponsored Enterprises, of the Committee on Banking and Financial Services, of the U.S. House of Representatives
06/24/1996  NR 1996-76,Mutual Fund Press Briefing
06/19/1996  NR 1996-75,Guidance on Loan Loss Reserves Released by OCC
06/18/1996  NR 1996-74,OCC Names New Director For Press Relations
06/17/1996  NR 1996-73,OCC Releases CRA Evaluations For 112 National Banks
06/17/1996  NR 1996-72,Remarks by Eugene A. Ludwig Comptroller of the Currency Before the New York State Bankers Association Lake George, NY
06/14/1996  NR 1996-71,FDIC Approved the Assumption of the Insured Deposits of The First National Bank of The Panhandle, Panhandle, Texas (Copies of this joint news release can be obtained from the FDIC)
06/14/1996  NR 1996-70,OCC Announces Public Hearing for Former Senior Chairman of First National Bank of Bellaire, Bellaire, Texas
06/13/1996  NR 1996-69,OCC Announces Seven New Enforcement Actions and Three Terminations
06/11/1996  NR 1996-68,Statement by Eugene A. Ludwig Comptroller of the Currency
06/10/1996  NR 1996-67,Derivatives Activity Up Slightly to Highest Level Ever
06/03/1996  NR 1996-66,Comptroller Ludwig Names Scott Calhoun OCC Deputy Comptroller for Risk
06/03/1996  NR 1996-65,OCC Announces CRA Data Base on World Wide Web
05/31/1996  NR 1996-64,OCC Issues Third Quarter 1996 CRA Examination Schedule
05/31/1996  NR 1996-63,Note to Editors/Drought
05/30/1996  NR 1996-62,Public Appearances for Eugene A. Ludwig Comptroller of the Currency
05/29/1996  NR 1996-61,OCC Warns Against Worthless Instruments
05/21/1996  NR 1996-60,OCC Releases CRA Evaluations For 70 National Banks
05/20/1996  NR 1996-59,Douglas E. Harris, Senior Deputy Comptroller for Capital Markert, Announces His Resignation
05/20/1996  NR 1996-58,OCC Announces 12 New Enforcement Actions And One Termination
05/16/1996  NR 1996-57,OCC Names Barbara C. Healey New Deputy Comptroller for Central District
05/10/1996  NR 1996-56,Remarks by Eugene A. Ludwig Comptroller of the Currency, Before the Fannie Mae Foundation Annual Housing Conference
05/09/1996  NR 1996-55,Remarks by Delora Ng Jee Deputy Comptroller for the Western District Before the Los Angeles Urban Bankers Los Angeles, California
05/08/1996  NR 1996-54,Remarks by Eugene A. Ludwig Comptroller of the Currency, before the ABA Conference on Financing Commerce in Cyberspace Washington, D.C.
05/06/1996  NR 1996-53,Remarks by Eugene A. Ludwig Comptroller of the Currency, before the Conference on Digital Commerce 96 Law, Policy, Profit & Pitfalls on the Global Information Network, Washington, DC
05/02/1996  NR 1996-52,National Banks Cautioned on Derivatives in Fiduciary Accounts
05/02/1996  NR 1996-51,Remarks by Eugene A. Ludwig Comptroller of the Currency, before the Chicago Federal Reserve Conference on Bank Structure and Competition Chicago, IL
05/01/1996  NR 1996-50,OCC Publishes Comprehensive Mortgage Banking Handbook
04/30/1996  NR 1996-49,Testimony Of Eugene A. Ludwig Comptroller of the Currency, Before the Committee on Banking and Financial Services of the U.S. House of Representatives
04/29/1996  NR 1996-48,OCC Releases Two New Booklets On Risk-Based Supervision
04/23/1996  NR 1996-47,OCC Announces Final International Banking Rule; Provisions Are Clarified, Streamlined and Updated
04/19/1996  NR 1996-46,Joint Release--Sales Practices for Government Securities Proposed
04/19/1996  NR 1996-45,OCC Summarizes Results of Fair Lending Pilot Testing
04/18/1996  NR 1996-44,OCC Announces 16 New Enforcement Actions and Two Terminations
04/15/1996  NR 1996-43,OCC Releases CRA Evaluations for 76 National Banks
04/12/1996  NR 1996-42,Remarks by Eugene A. Ludwig Comptroller of the Currency, Before the Jerome Levy Economics Institute
04/10/1996  NR 1996-41,Remarks by Douglas E. Harris, Senior Deputy Comptroller for Capital Markets, Before the End-Users of Derivatives Association Second Annual Conference and Member Meeting
04/03/1996  NR 1996-40,Remarks by Eugene A. Ludwig, Comptroller of the Currency, Before the Interagency Meeting of Federal Financial Institution Supervisors Warrenton, VA
04/01/1996  NR 1996-39,Public Appearances for Eugene A. Ludwig Comptroller of the Currency
03/26/1996  NR 1996-38,OCC Names New Deputy Comptroller for International Banking and Finance
03/20/1996  NR 1996-37,OCC Concludes Review of Real Estate Regulation
03/20/1996  NR 1996-36,OCC Releases CRA Evaluations For 55 National Banks
03/19/1996  NR 1996-35,OCC Announces Two New Enforcement Actions and Two Terminations
03/14/1996  NR 1996-34,Credit Exposure From Bank Derivatives Continues to Decline
03/14/1996  NR 1996-33,Remarks by Eugene A. Ludwig, Comptroller of the Currency, Before the Women's Self Employment Project Breakfast Meeting for Bankers
03/13/1996  NR 1996-32,Testimony Of Eugene A. Ludwig Comptroller Of The Currency Before the Committee On Banking And Financial Services of the U. S. House Of Representatives
03/07/1996  NR 1996-31,Comptroller Ludwig Announces New Risk Deputy Position at OCC
03/07/1996  NR 1996-29,Remarks by Douglas E. Harris, Senior Deputy Comptroller, before the International Swaps and Derivatives Association 11th Annual General Meeting
03/05/1996  NR 1996-28,Remarks by Eugene A. Ludwig, Comptroller of the Currency, before the Independent Bankers Association of America
03/04/1996  NR 1996-27,Remarks by Eugene A. Ludwig, Comptroller of the Currency, before the Institute of International Bankers
02/29/1996  NR 1996-26,OCC Issues Second Quarter 1996 CRA Examination Schedule
02/29/1996  NR 1996-25,OCC Seeks Comments on Proposal Assessing Accuracy of Banks' Market Risk Model
02/29/1996  NR 1996-24,OCC Attorneys Jeff Gillespie and Karen Solomon Assume New Responsibilities
02/27/1996  NR 1996-23,OCC Completes Enforcement Action Against Garners With Their Consent to Pay $204,000 and Be Removed from Banking
02/26/1996  NR 1996-22,Leann G. Britton To Be Senior Deputy Comptroller for Supervision Operations
02/23/1996  NR 1996-21,Remarks by Eugene A. Ludwig, Comptroller of the Currency, before the OCC CD Conference: A Profitable Market Opportunity
02/23/1996  NR 1996-20,Remarks by Douglas E. Harris, Senior Deputy Comptroller for Capital Markets, before the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta's Annual Financial Markets Conference
02/20/1996  NR 1996-19,OCC Names District Community Reinvestment and Development Specialists
02/15/1996  NR 1996-18,Comptroller Urges Review of Underwriting Standards by Midwestern Agricultural Bankers
02/13/1996  NR 1996-17,OCC Announces Six New Enforcement Actions and Six Terminations
02/12/1996  NR 1996-16,Public Appearances for Eugene A. Ludwig, Comptroller of the Currency
02/12/1996  NR 1996-15,OCC Outlines Measures to Assist Pacific Northwest
02/09/1996  NR 1996-14,OCC Releases CRA Evaluations for 73 National Banks
02/09/1996  NR 1996-13,OCC Interpretive Rules Updated, Codified in Regulation
02/05/1996  NR 1996-12,Criminal Reporting For National Banks Streamlined
02/01/1996  NR 1996-11,OCC Sponsors Banking and Community Development National Conference
01/29/1996  NR 1996-10,OCC Fines Houston Banker and Seeks Prohibition from Banking; Hearing in March
01/26/1996  NR 1996-9,Commercial Real Estate and Construction Lending Handbook Published by OCC
01/24/1996  NR 1996-8,Remarks by Eugene A. Ludwig Comptroller of the Currency Before the Exchequer Club Washington, DC
01/19/1996  NR 1996-7,OCC Announces 13 News Enforcement Actions and Five Terminations
01/18/1996  NR 1996-6,OCC Releases CRA Evaluations for 73 National Banks
01/17/1996  NR 1996-5,OCC Announces New Consumer Hotline 1-800-613-6743
01/15/1996  NR 1996-4,Remarks by Eugene A. Ludwig, Comptroller of the Currency, before the Organization for a New Equality's 4th National Urban Economic Summit
01/11/1996  NR 1996-3,Public Appearances for Eugene A. Ludwig Comptroller of the Currency
01/04/1996  NR 1996-2,OCC Formally Launches Supervision by Risk Program With Distribution of Large Bank Supervision Handbook
01/02/1996  NR 1996-1,OCC Establishes Site on World Wide Web