FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 18, 2003
Contact: Robert M. Garsson
New OCC Paper Examines History of National Banking System and Discusses Current Issues in Bank Regulation
WASHINGTON — Julie L. Williams, First Senior Deputy Comptroller and Chief Counsel, presented the attached paper to the Financial Services Regulatory Conference, a seminar held to brief Congressional staff about current issues in bank regulation. The paper discusses the history of the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency and the national banking system, as well as a number of current issues in bank regulation, including privacy, national bank preemption and the USA Patriot Act.
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