Browsing: Disaster preparedness

Community Banking

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.

Compliance and Risk

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.

Newsbytes

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.

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