ABA President and CEO Rob Nichols today called on bankers to join ABA in supporting the response to Hurricane Harvey on the Gulf Coast and invited them to contribute to the Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund set up by the Texas Bankers Association and the Independent Bankers Association of Texas.
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As Hurricane Harvey struck Texas’ Gulf Coast over the weekend, federal and state banking agencies issued a statement on Saturday providing relief for institutions affected by the storm.
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The FDIC, Federal Reserve, OCC and National Credit Union Administration today announced an exception to regulatory real estate appraisal requirements in the Louisiana parishes hardest hit by severe flooding in the summer.
The OCC today issued final guidelines on recovery planning for the financial institutions it regulates with assets of more than $50 billion.
Safe deposit boxes offered by depository institutions remain a highly secure form of storing goods, according to figures released today by Safe Deposit Box Insurance Coverage, LLC.
With a major blizzard bearing down on the mid-Atlantic region, the OCC issued a proclamation on Friday allowing national banks and federal thrifts to close branches affected by the extreme winter weather.
To mark the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, ABA Board Member John Hairston opened the Nasdaq Stock Market today.
The July/August issue of ABA Bank Compliance magazine, now available online for subscribers, features a cover story on how continuous improvement, a culture of discipline, knowing the business and dependent relationships and frequent testing can help compliance officers prepare their banks for natural disasters.
Following the catastrophic flooding in Texas and Oklahoma, the OCC today declared an emergency in the affected areas and said that national banks and federal thrifts would be permitted, at their own discretion, to close branches and offices in the affected areas.