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2004 News Releases

12/21/2004  NR 2004-113,Agencies Announce Final Rules on Disposal of Consumer Information
12/21/2004  NR 2004-112,OCC Reports Derivatives Volume Tops $84 Trillion
12/16/2004  NR 2004-111,OCC Releases CRA Evaluations For 36 National Banks
12/16/2004  NR 2004-110,Agencies Propose Data Collection Changes for Shared National Credits
12/15/2004  NR 2004-109,OCC Announces Six Enforcement Actions and One Termination
12/07/2004  NR 2004-108,OCC Offers Consumers Holiday Tips on Gift Cards
12/03/2004  NR 2004-107,Acting Comptroller Williams Addresses BAI Roundtable
12/02/2004  NR 2004-106,OCC Issues First Quarter 2005 CRA Examination Schedule
11/18/2004  NR 2004-105,OCC Releases CRA Evaluations For 24 National Banks
11/15/2004  NR 2004-104,OCC Announces Ten Enforcement Actions and Four Terminations
11/09/2004  NR 2004-103,OCC Will Hold Hearing on Charges Against Grant Thornton; Agency Seeks Cease and Desist Order and Civil Money Penalty
11/09/2004  NR 2004-102,OCC Survey Finds Easing of Commercial Credit Underwriting Standards
11/03/2004  NR 2004-101,Banking Agencies Finalized Basel II Survey Documents
10/29/2004  NR 2004-100,OCC Names Jeff Gillespie as Deputy Chief Counsel
10/27/2004  NR 2004-99,Comments Requested on Proposed Retail Credit Risk Guidance
10/20/2004  NR 2004-98,OCC Releases CRA Evaluations For 27 National Banks
10/19/2004  NR 2004-97,OCC Announces 24 Enforcement Actions and One Termination
10/18/2004  NR 2004-96,Barry Wides Becomes Deputy Comptroller of the Currency for Community Affairs
10/14/2004  NR 2004-95,Federal Bank, Thrift, and Credit Union Regulatory Agencies Provide Consumer Information on Avoiding Overdraft and Bounced-Check Fees
10/14/2004  NR 2004-94,Julie L. Williams Becomes Acting Comptroller of the Currency
10/08/2004  NR 2004-93,Comment Letter Issued on the SEC's Proposed Broker Rules for Banks
10/06/2004  NR 2004-92,Community Developments Newsletter Focuses on Using Technology to Reach the Unbanked
10/04/2004  NR 2004-91,Comptroller Hawke Addresses ABA Convention
09/29/2004  NR 2004-90,OCC Chief Counsel Spotlights Challenges and Opportunities Presented By New Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Reporting Requirements
09/28/2004  NR 2004-89,OCC Encourages National Banks to Work with Customers Affected by Hurricane Jeanne
09/27/2004  NR 2004-88,OCC Releases CRA Evaluations For 29 National Banks
09/27/2004  NR 2004-87,OCC Allows National Bank Offices Affected by Hurricane Jeanne to Close
09/24/2004  NR 2004-86,OCC Reports Derivatives Volume Tops $81 Trillion
09/16/2004  NR 2004-85,OCC Encourages National Banks to Work with Customers Affected by Hurricane Ivan
09/15/2004  NR 2004-84,Comptroller Hawke Addresses Japan Society
09/15/2004  NR 2004-83,OCC Announces Six Enforcement Actions and Two Terminations
09/15/2004  NR 2004-82,Data Show Major Improvement in Credit Quality, Decreasing Volume of Loan Commitments
09/15/2004  NR 2004-81,OCC Publishes Edition of Insights Addressing Remittances
09/14/2004  NR 2004-80,OCC Alerts National Banks on Unacceptable Credit Card Marketing and Account Management Practices
09/10/2004  NR 2004-79,OCC Allows National Bank Offices Affected by Hurricane Ivan to Close
09/09/2004  NR 2004-78,Comptroller Hawke Will Retire from Government on October 13
09/08/2004  NR 2004-77,Federal Bank, Thrift and Credit Union Regulatory Agencies Provide Brochure with Information on Internet "Phishing"
09/07/2004  NR 2004-76,OCC Encourages National Banks to Work with Customers Affected by Hurricane Frances
09/02/2004  NR 2004-75,OCC Allows National Bank Offices Affected by Hurricane Frances to Close
09/01/2004  NR 2004-74,OCC Issues Fourth Quarter 2004 CRA Examination Schedule
08/31/2004  NR 2004-73,Banking Agencies Announce 2005 Implementation for Web-Based Central Data Repository for Bank Financial Data
08/26/2004  NR 2004-72,Banking Agencies Issue Host State Loan-to-Deposit Ratios
08/23/2004  NR 2004-71,OCC Announces 14 Enforcement Actions and One Termination
08/20/2004  NR 2004-70,OCC Releases CRA Evaluations For 45 National Banks
08/18/2004  NR 2004-69,OCC Extends and Expands Three-Year Old Pilot Program that Provides Expanded Lending Limits for Community Banks with National Charters
08/17/2004  NR 2004-68,OCC Encourages National Banks to Work with Customers Affected by Hurricanes Bonnie and Charley
08/16/2004  NR 2004-67,Statement by Comptroller of the Currency John D. Hawke, Jr. on CRA Issues
08/16/2004  NR 2004-66,OCC Issues Rule on Changes to the Composition of Bank Assets
08/12/2004  NR 2004-65,OCC Allows National Bank Offices Affected by Hurricanes Bonnie and Charley to Close
07/28/2004  NR 2004-64,Agencies Issue Bank Secrecy Act Examination Procedures Relating to Section 326 of the USA PATRIOT Act
07/22/2004  NR 2004-63,Banking Agencies Delay Rollout of Web-Based Central Data Repository for Bank Financial Data
07/20/2004  NR 2004-62,Agencies Issue Final Rule on Capital Requirements for Asset-Backed Commercial Paper Programs
07/19/2004  NR 2004-61,John Quill Named Deputy Comptroller for Special Supervision
07/16/2004  NR 2004-60,OCC Will Withdraw CRA Regulatory Proposal
07/15/2004  NR 2004-59,OCC Releases CRA Evaluations or 26 National Banks
07/15/2004  NR 2004-58,OCC Announces 17 Enforcement Actions and Four Terminations
07/15/2004  NR 2004-57,OCC Testifies on Challenges Faced in Combating Money Laundering
07/12/2004  NR 2004-56,Robert Garsson Named Deputy Comptroller for Public Affairs
07/12/2004  NR 2004-55,Community Developments On-Line Spotlights New Markets Tax Credit Program
07/02/2004  NR 2004-54,Agencies Issue Proposed Rule on Affiliate Marketing Opt Outs
07/01/2004  NR 2004-53,OCC Cautions National Banks About Long-Term Interest Rate Risks
06/26/2004  NR 2004-52,Banking Agencies Announce Publication of Revised Capital Framework and Describe U.S. Implementation Efforts
06/24/2004  NR 2004-51,OCC Releases CRA Evaluations For 34 National Banks
06/22/2004  NR 2004-50,OCC Chief Counsel Julie L. Williams Tells Senate Banking Committee That Unnecessary Regulatory Burden Hurts Both Banks and Consumers
06/18/2004  NR 2004-49,OCC Reports Derivatives Volume Surpasses $76 Trillion
06/18/2004  NR 2004-48,Agencies Extend Comment Period on Statement Concerning Complex Structured Finance Activities
06/16/2004  NR 2004-47,OCC Announces 21 Enforcement Actions and Four Terminations
06/15/2004  NR 2004-46,OCC Chief Counsel Julie L. Williams Calls For Greater Cooperation to Combat Predatory Lending
06/08/2004  NR 2004-45,Agencies Propose Rules on Disposal of Consumer Information
06/08/2004  NR 2004-44,OCC Proclamation On National Day of Mourning for President Reagan
06/03/2004  NR 2004-43,Comptroller Hawke Directs Review of Agency's Handling Of Bank Secrecy Act Compliance at Riggs Bank N.A.
06/02/2004  NR 2004-42,OCC Testifies on Challenges Faced in Combating Money Laundering
06/01/2004  NR 2004-41,OCC Issues Third Quarter 2004 CRA Examination Schedule
05/28/2004  NR 2004-40,Agencies Issue Proposed Guidance on Overdraft Protection Programs
05/25/2004  NR 2004-39,OCC Announces 12 Enforcement Actions and Three Terminations
05/24/2004  NR 2004-38,OCC Releases CRA Evaluations For 62 National Banks
05/24/2004  NR 2004-37,OCC Issues Order Against First National Bank of Marin
05/17/2004  NR 2004-36,Comptroller Hawke Addresses Conference on Credit Rating and Scoring Models
05/14/2004  NR 2004-35,Agencies Request Comment on Statement Concerning Complex Structured Finance Activities
05/13/2004  NR 2004-34,OCC Assesses $25 Million Penalty Against Riggs Bank N.A.
04/28/2004  NR 2004-33,OCC Announces 16 New Enforcement Actions and Four Terminations
04/23/2004  NR 2004-32,Agencies Issue Proposed Rule on Use of Medical Information for Credit Eligibility
04/22/2004  NR 2004-31,OCC Releases CRA Evaluations For 52 National Banks
04/20/2004  NR 2004-30,Comptroller Hawke Tells Senate Banking Committee That National Banking System is in Strong Condition
04/13/2004  NR 2004-29,Federal Agencies Publish Spanish-Language Version of Consumer Brochure on Predatory Lending
04/07/2004  NR 2004-28,Comptroller Hawke Tells Senate Panel of Overarching Considerations for Preemption and Visitorial Powers Rules
04/05/2004  NR 2004-27,Mark Levonian Named Deputy Comptroller for Modeling and Analysis
04/01/2004  NR 2004-26,Comptroller Hawke Tells House Panel National Banks Are in Sound Condition
03/25/2004  NR 2004-25,First Senior Deputy Comptroller Julie L. Williams Sets the Record Straight Regarding Nature, Consequences of OCC's Recent Preemption Regulations
03/25/2004  NR 2004-24,OCC Issues Proposed Rule to Assist Consumers in Identifying Operating Subsidiaries Subject to OCC Supervisory Authority
03/23/2004  NR 2004-23,OCC Issues Contact Information for Questions Concerning Tying
03/15/2004  NR 2004-22,OCC Releases CRA Evaluations For 32 National Banks
03/15/2004  NR 2004-21,OCC Announces 18 New Enforcement Actions and Two Terminations
03/12/2004  NR 2004-20,OCC Closes Guaranty National Bank of Tallahassee and Appoints FDIC Receiver
03/12/2004  NR 2004-19,OCC Reports Derivative Volume Surpasses $70 Trillion
03/09/2004  NR 2004-18,First Senior Deputy Comptroller and Chief Counsel Julie L. Williams discussed misunderstandings and mischaracterizations of the OCC's preemption rule in a speech to America's Community Bankers
03/01/2004  NR 2004-17,OCC Issues Second Quarter 2004 CRA Examination Schedule
03/01/2004  NR 2004-16,OCC Guidance Clarifies that National Banks Should Act Promptly To Resolve Consumer Complaints Forwarded by State Agencies
02/19/2004  NR 2004-15,OCC Releases CRA Evaluations For 42 National Banks
02/19/2004  NR 2004-14,OCC Announces Five New Enforcement Actions
02/12/2004  NR 2004-13,OCC Chief Counsel Julie L. Williams Explains New Preemption Rules, Urges Cooperation Between States and OCC
02/12/2004  NR 2004-12,Bank Agencies Announce Launch Of Web Site On Call Report Modernization Initiative
02/11/2004  NR 2004-11,Lawrence E. Beard Named Deputy Comptroller for Licensing
02/06/2004  NR 2004-10,Bank and Thrift Agencies Publish Proposed Rulemaking Regarding the Community Reinvestment Act
01/28/2004  NR 2004-9,OCC Releases CRA Evaluations For 33 National Banks
01/28/2004  NR 2004-8,C First Senior Deputy Comptroller Julie L. Williams Tells House Panel New Regulations Grounded in Federal Law, Court Precedent and Constitution
01/22/2004  NR 2004-7,Community Developments Newsletter Outlines Bank Strategies to Assist Small Businesses
01/20/2004  NR 2004-6,OCC Announces 15 New Enforcement Actions and One Termination
01/20/2004  NR 2004-5,Comptroller Hawke Voices Support for Inter-Agency Proposal to Amend the Community Reinvestment Regulations
01/13/2004  NR 2004-4,OCC Sending Bank Examiners to Assist Iraqi Bank Officials
01/07/2004  NR 2004-3,OCC Issues Final Rules on National Bank Preemption and Visitorial Powers; Includes Strong Standard to Keep Predatory Lending out of National Banks
01/04/2004  NR 2004-2,Policy Statement Issued on Financial Institutions Providing Financial Support to Advised Investment Funds
01/02/2004  NR 2004-1,OCC Issues Final Rule Authorizing Electronic Filing of Corporate Applications