To ensure transparency and clarity as the OCC begins granting special-purpose national bank charters for fintech companies, ABA urged the agency to solicit public comment and pursue federal interagency cooperation when it weighs action on charter applications.
The OCC today released its long-awaited draft licensing manual for fintech companies seeking the agency’s new limited-purpose national bank charters.
The OCC’s plan to issue limited-purpose national bank charters to fintech companies is not a path to “light-touch” regulation, nor will it mix banking and commerce, Comptroller of the Currency Thomas Curry said at an industry conference in New York today.
The OCC today rolled out the first phase of its new Central Application Tracking System, which will allow the banks it regulates to draft, submit and track licensing and public welfare investment applications.
The OCC today finalized a rule that would make several regulatory adjustments as part of its efforts under the Economic Growth and Regulatory Paperwork Reduction Act to reduce unnecessarily burdensome or outdated banking rules.
The OCC “will move forward” with plans to provide special-purpose national bank charters to financial technology firms, Comptroller of the Currency Thomas Curry announced today.
The OCC today announced that it will roll out a new Central Application Tracking System to allow the banks it regulates to draft, submit and track licensing and public welfare investment applications on Jan. 17, 2017.
The FDIC is today finalizing a rule to consolidate its notice requirements when non-Fed-member state banks and state thrifts experience a change in control in a single subpart of the agency’s regulations.