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2006 News Releases

Publish DateIdentifierTitle
12/29/2006  NR 2006-142, OCC Proclamation On National Day of Mourning for President Gerald Ford
12/27/2006  NR 2006-141, Agencies Release Annual CRA Asset-Size Threshold Adjustments for Small and Intermediate Small Banks
12/21/2006  NR 2006-140, OCC Publishes Newsletter on Minority-Owned Financial Institutions
12/21/2006  NR 2006-139, Suspicious Activity Report (SAR) Revised To Support Joint Filing and Reduce Duplicate SARs
12/18/2006  NR 2006-138, OCC Releases CRA Evaluations For 25 National Banks
12/15/2006  NR 2006-137, OCC Reports Bank Quarterly Trading Revenues of $4.5 Billion
12/14/2006  NR 2006-136, Agencies Announce Interim Decision on Impact of FAS 158 on Regulatory Capital
12/13/2006  NR 2006-135, OCC Enforcement Actions
12/13/2006  NR 2006-134, Federal Financial Regulatory Agencies Issue Interagency Policy Statement on the Allowance for Loan and Lease Losses and Frequently Asked Questions
12/08/2006  NR 2006-133, OCC Names Bonita Irving its New Community Affairs Officer in Boston
12/08/2006  NR 2006-132, OCC Issues Civil Money Penalty against Grant Thornton LLP
12/06/2006  NR 2006-131, Federal Banking Agencies Issue Final Guidance On Concentrations in Commercial Real Estate Lending
12/04/2006  NR 2006-130, Comptroller of the Currency Hosts Teleseminar on Small Business Administration 504 CDC Loans
12/01/2006  NR 2006-129, OCC Issues First Quarter 2007 CRA Examination Schedule
11/30/2006  NR 2006-128, OCC and New York Banking Department Agree to Share Consumer Complaints
11/20/2006  NR 2006-126, OCC, CSBS Agree on Consumer Complaint Information-Sharing Plan
11/17/2006  NR 2006-125, OCC Releases CRA Evaluations For 19 National Banks
11/16/2006  NR 2006-124, Comptroller of the Currency Visits Pittsburgh Community Reinvestment Projects
11/15/2006  NR 2006-123, OCC Highlights Strategies for Reaching Minority Markets
11/14/2006  NR 2006-122, OCC Enforcement Actions
11/10/2006  NR 2006-121, Comptroller Dugan Tells Bankers that Managing Risk in Derivatives Markets Is Essential to Maintain Public Confidence in Nation's Financial Institutions
10/24/2006  NR 2006-120, Mark Levonian Named Senior Deputy Comptroller For International and Economic Affairs
10/24/2006  NR 2006-119, Legislation Takes Effect to Raise Limit on Community Development Investments
10/20/2006  NR 2006-118, OCC Releases CRA Evaluations For 25 National Banks
10/18/2006  NR 2006-117, Agencies Provide Consumer Information on Nontraditional Mortgage Loans
10/18/2006  NR 2006-116, OCC Survey Finds Increased Easing Of Commercial and Retail Credit Underwriting Standards
10/17/2006  NR 2006-115, Comptroller Dugan Urges Key Principles of Federal Nontraditional Mortgage Guidance Apply to All Mortgage Originators
10/16/2006  NR 2006-114, OCC Enforcement Actions
10/16/2006  NR 2006-113, Comptroller Speaks to the American Bankers Association about Credit Risk and Loan Loss Reserves
10/12/2006  NR 2006-112, Comptroller Dugan Highlights OCC Efforts to Assist Minority Banks
10/06/2006  NR 2006-111, Comptroller of the Currency Hosts Community Bank Directors Workshops in New Orleans
10/06/2006  NR 2006-110, Comptroller of the Currency Hosts Community Bank Directors Workshop in Memphis
09/30/2006  NR 2006-109, Comptroller Salutes Legislation to Raise Part 24 Community Development Investment Limit
09/29/2006  NR 2006-108, Comptroller of the Currency Praises Interagency Work on Non-Traditional Mortgage Guidance
09/29/2006  NR 2006-107, Federal Financial Regulatory Agencies Issue Final Guidance on Nontraditional Mortgage Product Risks
09/28/2006  NR 2006-106, OCC Reports Bank Quarterly Derivatives Earnings of $4.7 Billion
09/27/2006  NR 2006-105, OCC First Senior Deputy Comptroller and Chief Counsel Testifies on Bank Premise Issues Before House Subcommittee
09/26/2006  NR 2006-104, Dugan Tells Senate Panel that Basel II Capital Framework Will Substantially Improve Large Bank Risk Management and Controls
09/25/2006  NR 2006-103, Comptroller of the Currency Tours East D.C. Market Opportunities
09/25/2006  NR 2006-102, Shared National Credit Data Reflect Good Credit Quality Performance
09/25/2006  NR 2006-101, Comptroller of the Currency Hosts Community Bank Directors Workshop in Orlando
09/20/2006  NR 2006-100, OCC Deputy Comptroller Testifies before Senate Subcommittees On Nontraditional Mortgage Products
09/20/2006  NR 2006-99, Pat Pointer Named Deputy Comptroller for Workforce Effectiveness
09/20/2006  NR 2006-98, OCC Releases CRA Evaluations For 29 National Banks
09/14/2006  NR 2006-97, OCC Enforcement Actions
09/14/2006  NR 2006-96, Comptroller Dugan Tells House Panel that Goal of Basel II Capital Framework And Commercial Real Estate Guidance is to Address Risks Facing Banking System
09/12/2006  NR 2006-95, OCC Named One of the Top Places to Start a Career
09/05/2006  NR 2006-94, Agencies Seek Public Comment on Basel II and Market Risk Proposed Rulemakings
09/01/2006  NR 2006-93, Registration for BSA Conference Call Closes September 6
09/01/2006  NR 2006-92, OCC Issues Fourth Quarter 2006 CRA Examination Schedule
09/01/2006  NR 2006-91, OCC Publishes Newsletter Covering Revisions to the Community Reinvestment Act
08/29/2006  NR 2006-90, OCC Allows National Bank Offices Affected by Tropical Storm/Hurricane Ernesto to Close
08/25/2006  NR 2006-89, Comptroller of the Currency Hosts Community Bank Directors Workshop in Albany
08/25/2006  NR 2006-88, Comptroller of the Currency Hosts Community Bank Directors Workshop in San Antonio
08/23/2006  NR 2006-87, OCC Names Scarlett Duplechain its new Community Affairs Officer for New Orleans
08/16/2006  NR 2006-86, OCC Enforcement Actions
08/16/2006  NR 2006-85, OCC Releases CRA Evaluations For 17 National Banks
08/14/2006  NR 2006-84, OCC Issues Guidance on Gift Cards
07/31/2006  NR 2006-83, OCC Names Richard C. Stearns Director for Enforcement and Compliance
07/20/2006  NR 2006-82, OCC Releases CRA Evaluations For 21 National Banks
07/18/2006  NR 2006-81, Agencies Propose Rules on Identity Theft Red Flags and Notices of Address Discrepancy
07/18/2006  NR 2006-80, OCC Enforcement Actions
06/30/2006  NR 2006-79, OCC Reports Record Bank Quarterly Derivatives Earnings
06/28/2006  NR 2006-78, OCC Allows National Bank Offices Affected by Severe Weather in Northeast to Close
06/23/2006  NR 2006-77, Comptroller of the Currency Hosts Community Bank Directors Workshops in Chicago
06/21/2006  NR 2006-76, OCC Deputy Comptroller Testifies before House Subcommittee On Bank Secrecy Act’s Impact upon Money Services Businesses
06/21/2006  NR 2006-75, OCC Enforcement Actions
06/15/2006  NR 2006-74, OCC Releases CRA Evaluations For 23 National Banks
06/15/2006  NR 2006-73, Agencies Issue LESSONS LEARNED FROM HURRICANE KATRINA: Preparing Your Institution for a Catastrophic Event
06/13/2006  NR 2006-72, Banking Agencies Issue Host State Loan-to-Deposit Ratios
06/12/2006  NR 2006-71, OCC Allows National Bank Offices Affected by Tropical Storm/Hurricane Alberto to Close
06/10/2006  NR 2006-70, OCC Volunteers Help Improve Transitional Housing In Northeast DC during NeighborWorks® Week Event
06/08/2006  NR 2006-69, Comptroller Dugan Discusses Basel II Capital Accord
06/07/2006  NR 2006-68, OCC Chief of Staff Discusses Mortgage Guidance at National Housing Advisory Council
06/06/2006  NR 2006-67, Dugan Urges Congress to Provide Increased Authority For Banks and Thrifts to Invest in Low- and Moderate-Income Communities
06/02/2006  NR 2006-66, OCC Ombudsman Shares Insight on Leadership Opportunities in Financial Services
06/01/2006  NR 2006-65, Agencies Release List of Distressed or Underserved Nonmetropolitan Middle-Income Geographies
06/01/2006  NR 2006-64, OCC Issues Third Quarter 2006 CRA Examination Schedule
05/23/2006  NR 2006-63, Comptroller of the Currency Hosts Community Bank Directors Workshop in Morristown, N.J.
05/23/2006  NR 2006-62, Comptroller of the Currency Hosts Community Bank Directors Workshops in Springfield, Ill.
05/19/2006  NR 2006-61, Comptroller Dugan Tells Bankers That Supervisory Process Must Support a Competitive, Safe and Sound Banking Industry
05/18/2006  NR 2006-60, OCC Releases CRA Evaluations For 24 National Banks
05/18/2006  NR 2006-59, OCC Enforcement Actions
05/18/2006  NR 2006-58, Statement of Comptroller of the Currency John C. Dugan Following Tour of Chicago Community Development Projects
05/16/2006  NR 2006-57, Comptroller Dugan Highlights Importance of Financial Literacy
05/09/2006  NR 2006-56, Agencies Request Comment on Revised Statement Concerning Elevated Risk Complex Structured Finance Activities
05/03/2006  NR 2006-55, Comptroller Dugan Underscores Banks' Responsibility To Serve Credit Needs of All Community Members
05/03/2006  NR 2006-54, Comptroller of the Currency Names Craig D. Stone Deputy Ombudsman for Customer Assistance
04/28/2006  NR 2006-53, Community Developments Newsletter Focuses on Foreclosure Prevention
04/27/2006  NR 2006-52, Comptroller of the Currency Hosts Community Bank Directors Risk Assessment Workshop in Harrisburg, Pa.
04/25/2006  NR 2006-51, Comptroller of the Currency Promotes Financial Literacy at Capitol Hill Event
04/24/2006  NR 2006-50, Comptroller of the Currency Hosts Community Bank Directors Workshop
04/20/2006  NR 2006-49, OCC Releases CRA Evaluations For 22 National Banks
04/20/2006  NR 2006-48, Dugan Expresses Concern about New Types of Mortgages That Offer Low Initial Monthly Payments, but Higher Payments Later
04/19/2006  NR 2006-47, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency Publishes Brochure For Spanish-Speaking Customers of National Banks
04/19/2006  NR 2006-47, El Contralor de la Moneda Publica un Folleto Para los Clientes de Habla Hispana de los Bancos Nacionales
04/17/2006  NR 2006-46, OCC Enforcement Actions
04/06/2006  NR 2006-45, Comptroller Dugan Tells Bankers Commercial Real Estate Concentrations Raise Concerns, but Can Be Safe if Effectively Managed
04/03/2006  NR 2006-44, Agencies Announce Updated Answers to Frequently Asked Questions About HMDA Price Data
03/31/2006  NR 2006-43, Comptroller of the Currency Praises Effort to Improve Financial Disclosures
03/31/2006  NR 2006-42, Report Issued on Improving Financial Privacy Notices for Consumers
03/31/2006  NR 2006-41, OCC Reports Derivatives Volume Tops $100 Trillion
03/30/2006  NR 2006-40, OCC Chief Counsel Highlights Need For Improved Consumer Financial Disclosures
03/29/2006  NR 2006-39, OCC Focuses on Commercial Lending in Indian Country
03/28/2006  NR 2006-38, GAO Report Provides Positive Assessment of OCC Consumer Assistance
03/23/2006  NR 2006-37, Investing in Low-Income Housing Tax Credits: A Sound Opportunity for Community Banks
03/22/2006  NR 2006-36, Agencies Seek Public Comment on Issues Related to the Accuracy of Consumer Credit Reports and the Reinvestigation of Disputes
03/21/2006  NR 2006-35, Comptroller of the Currency Hosts Community Bank Directors Workshops in Columbus, Ohio
03/17/2006  NR 2006-34, OCC Clarifies Community Development Investment Authority For Investments in Minority Owned Banks and Thrifts
03/16/2006  NR 2006-33, OCC Releases CRA Evaluations For 18 National Banks
03/15/2006  NR 2006-32, OCC Enforcement Actions
03/15/2006  NR 2006-31, Bank and Thrift Agencies Issue Advisory on Influenza Pandemic Preparedness
03/13/2006  NR 2006-30, Comptroller Dugan Says Basel II Transition Should Move Forward, But with Significant Safeguards to Protect Banking System
03/09/2006  NR 2006-29, Agencies Extend Comment Period on Interagency Guidance On Concentrations in Commercial Real Estate Lending
03/06/2006  NR 2006-28, Comptroller Speaks to Independent Community Bankers
03/02/2006  NR 2006-27, Comptroller Dugan Says Hard-Pressed Gulf Communities That Regulators 'Are Determined to do Everything We Can to be Helpful'
03/02/2006  NR 2006-26, Banking Agencies Issue Final Community Reinvestment Guidance
03/01/2006  NR 2006-25, OCC Chief Counsel Testifies on Regulatory Relief
03/01/2006  NR 2006-24, OCC Issues Second Quarter 2006 CRA Examination Schedule
02/24/2006  NR 2006-23, Federal Regulators Release Summary Findings of the Fourth Quantitative Impact Study
02/23/2006  NR 2006-22, OCC Highlights the Benefits of a Small Business Loan Program
02/17/2006  NR 2006-21, Federal Financial Regulatory Agencies Extend Comment Period on Nontraditional Mortgage Products
02/16/2006  NR 2006-20, Comptroller Dugan Issues Statement on Meeting with Realtors
02/15/2006  NR 2007-18, OCC Enforcement Actions
02/15/2006  NR 2006-19, OCC Releases CRA Evaluations For 15 National Banks
02/09/2006  NR 2006-17, OCC Issues Guidance on Community Reinvestment Act Credit For National Bank Activities in Areas Affected by Hurricanes
02/09/2006  NR 2006-16, OCC Announces New Credit and Market Risk Unit
02/08/2006  NR 2006-15, Federal Financial Regulators Sponsor 2006 National Community Reinvestment Conference, March 19-22
02/06/2006  NR 2006-14, Comptroller of the Currency Hosts Community Bank Directors Workshops in Scottsdale, Arizona
02/06/2006  NR 2006-13, Comptroller of the Currency Hosts Community Bank Directors Workshop in Little Rock, Arkansas
02/06/2006  NR 2006-12, Comptroller of the Currency Announces 2006 Workshops for National Community Bank Directors
02/03/2006  NR 2006-11, Comptroller Dugan Underscores Bank Responsibility for Model Validation
02/03/2006  NR 2006-10, Federal Financial Regulatory Agencies Issue Interagency Advisory On External Auditor Limitation of Liability Provisions
02/03/2006  NR 2006-9, Federal Bank and Thrift Supervisors Announce Banking Forum in New Orleans
02/02/2006  NR 2006-8, Comptroller Dugan Praises Interagency Effort to Overhaul Privacy Notices; Supports Efforts to Develop Federal Standards to Protect Consumer Financial Data
02/02/2006  NR 2006-7, OCC Workshop Addresses Challenges of Credit Rating and Scoring Models
01/24/2006  NR 2006-6, OCC Releases CRA Evaluations For 20 National Banks
01/17/2006  NR 2006-5, OCC Enforcement Actions
01/13/2006  NR 2006-4, Federal Financial Regulators Announce Public Service Campaign to Help Hurricane Victims
01/11/2006  NR 2006-3, Comptroller Dugan Issues Statement Regarding Real Estate Rulings
01/10/2006  NR 2006-2, Federal Bank and Thrift Agencies Propose Guidance On Commercial Real Estate Lending
01/04/2006  NR 2006-1, OCC Issues Civil Money Penalty Against National Bank Subsidiary