Several fintech companies—including one virtual currency firm—have made inquiries to the OCC about applying for national bank charters, American Banker reported this week, citing comments by OCC Chief Counsel Amy Friend at a recent fintech forum at George Washington University.
Banks are developing new branch models and faster payment platforms to stay ahead of customer choices.
Consolidation in the banking sector is set to accelerate.
From challenges to rural banks to the rise of millennials to regulatory pressure on growth areas—community bankers discuss the outlook for the industry.
If you’re considering the forces shaping the future of your bank and the banking industry—and you should be—keep an eye on the “digital disrupters.”
Amid the hoopla over bitcoin and other virtual currencies, it’s the underlying documentation platform that’s revolutionizing transactions.
Holistic authentication strategies can improve both the customer experience and identity risk management.
Banks vastly outpace online marketplace lenders in small business customer satisfaction, primarily because of the high interest rates and unfavorable terms of online lenders.
In advance of National Consumer Protection Week, March 6-12, ABA today published a press release highlighting 12 ways that consumers can better secure their mobile devices.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau today finalized a policy under which companies may request “no-action” letters indicating that bureau staff have “no present intention” to initiate enforcement or supervisory actions based on a particular product or aspect of a product.