Community Banking

Top White House Official to Speak at ABA Convention

Gary Cohn -- director of the National Economic Council at the White House and one of President Trump’s top economic advisers -- will be a keynote speaker at the ABA Annual Convention that starts next weekend in Chicago. Cohn is scheduled to speak on Oct. 16.

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House Passes ABA-Backed Liquidity Bill

The House today passed H.R. 1624, a bipartisan, ABA-backed bill that would expand banks’ ability to count municipal securities as high-quality liquid assets under the Liquidity Coverage Ratio.

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OCC Flags Supervision Priorities for 2018

The OCC today released its bank supervision operating plan for fiscal year 2018, identifying what each of the agency’s supervisory operating units will focus on for the new federal fiscal year starting on Oct. 1.

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Treasury Announces FY 2017 Bank Enterprise Award Funding

The Treasury Department’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund is announcing $23 million in funding for the fiscal year 2017 Bank Enterprise Awards, which encourage banks to increase their investments and loans in disadvantaged communities.

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