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OCC: Fintech Firms Inquiring About National Bank Charters

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.

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FDIC Releases Flood Insurance Resource Videos

The FDIC today released an updated series of resource videos on flood insurance to help bank executives and compliance staff better understand federal flood insurance laws, regulations and compliance responsibilities.

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Treasury Secretary Lew Fields Questions on Reg Relief

Treasury Secretary Jack Lew faced questions from members of the Senate Appropriations Committee about regulatory relief for the nation’s community banks today during a financial services subcommittee hearing about the administration’s budget request.

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