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2008 News Releases

Publish DateIdentifierTitle
12/29/2008  NR 2008-152, OCC Reports Third Quarter Bank Trading Revenue of $6.0 Billion
12/22/2008  NR 2008-151, Federal Financial Regulators Issue Revised Identity Theft Brochure
12/22/2008  NR 2008-150, Agencies Release Joint Mortgage Metrics Report For the Third Quarter of 2008
12/19/2008  NR 2008-148, OCC Allows National Bank Offices in the District of Columbia to Close for the Presidential Inauguration
12/17/2008  NR 2008-147, Corrected: OCC Alerts Banks to Issuance of Wachovia Restitution Checks
12/16/2008  NR 2008-145, Agencies Approve Final Rule on Deduction of Goodwill from Tier 1 Capital
12/16/2008  NR 2008-144, OCC Releases CRA Evaluations For 17 National Banks
12/11/2008  NR 2008-143, OCC, Wachovia Enter Revised Agreement to Reimburse Consumers Directly
12/08/2008  NR 2008-142, Comptroller Dugan Highlights Re-default Rates on Modified Loans
11/28/2008  NR 2008-141, OCC Issues First Quarter 2009 CRA Examination Schedule
11/26/2008  NR 2008-140, OCC Focuses on Historic Tax Credit Program
11/25/2008  NR 2008-139, OCC Releases CRA Evaluations For 38 National Banks
11/21/2008  NR 2008-138, OCC Enforcement Actions
11/21/2008  NR 2008-137, OCC Conditionally Approves First National Bank Shelf Charter to Expand Pool of Qualified Bidders for Troubled Institutions
11/19/2008  NR 2008-136, Comptroller Dugan Says CRA not Responsible for Subprime Lending Abuses
11/17/2008  NR 2008-135, OCC Enters Into Cease and Desist Order With Vernon W. Hill, II
11/17/2008  NR 2008-134, OCC Allows National Bank Offices Affected by Fires in Southern California to Close
11/13/2008  NR 2008-133, Agencies Seek Comment on Proposed Interagency Appraisal and Evaluation Guidelines
11/12/2008  NR 2008-132, OCC Responds on Credit Card Proposal
11/12/2008  NR 2008-131, Interagency Statement on Meeting the Needs of Creditworthy Borrowers
11/05/2008  NR 2008-130, OCC Releases Newsletter Focusing on Gulf Coast Redevelopment
10/31/2008  NR 2008-129, Agencies Announce Decision on Impact of Tax Change on Indirect Investments in Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Preferred Stock
10/28/2008  NR 2008-128, OCC Releases CRA Evaluations For 24 National Banks
10/28/2008  NR 2008-127, Comptroller Dugan Responds to Congressman LaTourette
10/24/2008  NR 2008-126, Comptroller Dugan Details OCC Response to Extraordinary Market Events and Offers Lessons Learned
10/20/2008  NR 2008-125, Agencies Encourage Participation in Treasury’s Capital Purchase Program, FDIC’s Temporary Liquidity Guarantee Program
10/17/2008  NR 2008-124, Decision on Impact of Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 on Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Preferred Stock
10/17/2008  NR 2008-123, OCC Enforcement Actions
10/16/2008  NR 2008-122, Deputy Comptroller for International Banking Supervision Addresses the International Association of Insurance Supervisors
10/14/2008  NR 2008-121, Comptroller of the Currency Issues Statement on U.S. Banking Plan
10/08/2008  NR 2008-120, Shared National Credits Program Reports Large Increase in Credit Volume and Significant Deterioration in Credit Quality
10/07/2008  NR 2008-119, Agencies Seek Public Comment On Proposed Rulemaking To Lower Risk Weights for Claims on, or Guaranteed by, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac
10/07/2008  NR 2008-118, OCC Deputy Comptroller for Community Affairs Addresses the Summit on Housing
10/03/2008  NR 2008-117, Statement by the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
09/29/2008  NR 2008-116, Citigroup Agrees To Purchase Wachovia
09/26/2008  NR 2008-115, OCC Reports Second Quarter Bank Trading Revenue of $1.6 Billion
09/26/2008  NR 2008-114, OCC Approves Applications for JPMorgan Chase Bank
09/24/2008  NR 2008-113, OCC Updates Policy Statement On Minority-Owned National Banks
09/22/2008  NR 2008-112, OCC Approves Application of Morgan Stanley Bank to Convert to a National Bank
09/22/2008  NR 2008-111, OCC Enforcement Actions
09/19/2008  NR 2008-110, OCC Approves Interim Final Rule on Bank Purchases of ABCP from Money Market Mutual Funds
09/19/2008  NR 2008-109, OCC Publishes Newsletter Highlighting Multibank Community Development Corporations
09/18/2008  NR 2008-108, OCC Focuses on the Small Business Administration’s 7(a) Loan Guarantee Program
09/15/2008  NR 2008-107, Federal Banking Agencies Evaluating FASB's Accounting Proposals
09/15/2008  NR 2008-106, OCC Releases CRA Evaluations For 19 National Banks
09/12/2008  NR 2008-105, Agencies Release Joint Mortgage Metrics Report For the Second Quarter of 2008
09/11/2008  NR 2008-104, OCC Allows National Bank Offices Affected by Hurricane Ike to Close
09/10/2008  NR 2008-103, Comptroller Dugan Emphasizes Importance of Fair Lending at New Orleans Conference
09/07/2008  NR 2008-102, Federal Banking Agencies Issue Joint Release on Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac
09/03/2008  NR 2008-101, OCC Allows National Bank Offices Affected by Tropical Storm Hanna to Close
08/29/2008  NR 2008-100, OCC Issues Fourth Quarter 2008 CRA Examination Schedule
08/29/2008  NR 2008-99, OCC Allows National Bank Offices Affected by Hurricane Gustav to Close
08/25/2008  NR 2008-98, OCC Releases CRA Evaluations For 27 National Banks
08/21/2008  NR 2008-97, OCC Interim Final Rule Encourages Public Welfare Investments by National Banks
08/18/2008  NR 2008-96, OCC Allows National Bank Offices Affected by Hurricane Fay to Close
08/12/2008  NR 2008-95, OCC Enforcement Actions
08/06/2008  NR 2008-94, Comptroller of the Currency Hosts Community Bank Directors Workshops in San Antonio
07/31/2008  NR 2008-93, Joint Forum Release of Credit Risk Transfer Paper
07/30/2008  NR 2008-92, Statement of Comptroller of the Currency John C. Dugan On Enactment of Housing Legislation
07/30/2008  NR 2008-91, Beth Castro Named Director of Community Development
07/28/2008  NR 2008-90, Statement of Comptroller of the Currency John C. Dugan On Covered Bonds
07/28/2008  NR 2008-89, OCC Enforcement Actions
07/25/2008  NR 2008-88, OCC Closes First Heritage Bank, N.A., Newport Beach, CA and Appoints FDIC Receiver
07/25/2008  NR 2008-87, OCC Closes First National Bank of Nevada and Appoints FDIC Receiver
07/23/2008  NR 2008-86, OCC Allows National Bank Offices Affected by Hurricane Dolly to Close
07/17/2008  NR 2008-85, OCC Releases CRA Evaluations For 21 National Banks
07/17/2008  NR 2008-84, OCC Hosts Web and Telephone Seminar on Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Funds on September 10
07/17/2008  NR 2008-83, Comptroller Dugan Addresses the Interagency Minority Depository Institutions National Conference
07/16/2008  NR 2008-82, OCC Hosts Conference on Fair Lending in New Orleans, September 9-10
07/15/2008  NR 2008-81, Agencies Issue Final Guidance on Supervisory Review Process (Pillar 2) Related to Implementation of Basel II Advanced Approaches
07/15/2008  NR 2008-80, OCC Deputy Comptroller for Community Affairs Addresses the Stabilizing Communities Symposium
07/09/2008  NR 2008-79, OCC Deputy Comptroller Before Senate Subcommittee on Securities, Insurance, and Investment
07/08/2008  NR 2008-78, Comptroller Dugan Supports Responsible Mortgage Lending For Low- and Moderate-Income Households
07/08/2008  NR 2008-77, Agencies Issue Statement on Basel II Advanced Approaches Qualification Process
07/07/2008  NR 2008-76, Comptroller Dugan Tells OCC Examiners that Agency Must Continue to Focus on Consumer Compliance
07/07/2008  NR 2008-75, OCC Approves Basel II Standardized Approach Proposal
07/07/2008  NR 2008-74, OCC Reports First Quarter Bank Trading Revenue of $1.13 Billion
07/02/2008  NR 2008-73, Comptroller Dugan Comments on Hope Now Data
06/27/2008  NR 2008-72, Basel Committee Issues Revised Principles for Sound Liquidity Risk Management Supervision
06/26/2008  NR 2008-71, Banking Agencies Issue Host State Loan-to-Deposit Ratios
06/18/2008  NR 2008-70, OCC and Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco Co-Sponsor Community Stabilization Symposium
06/16/2008  NR 2008-69, OCC Enforcement Actions
06/13/2008  NR 2008-68, OCC Releases CRA Evaluations For 28 National Banks
06/12/2008  NR 2008-67, OCC Allows National Bank Offices Affected by Severe Weather in Midwest to Close
06/12/2008  NR 2008-66, OCC Survey Finds Bank Underwriting Standards Tighten
06/11/2008  NR 2008-65, Comptroller Dugan Unveils New OCC Mortgage Metrics Report
06/09/2008  NR 2008-64, Federal Banking Agencies Announce Third Annual Interagency Minority Depository Institutions National Conference
06/05/2008  NR 2008-63, Comptroller Dugan Testifies Before Senate Committee On Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
05/30/2008  NR 2008-62, OCC Closes First Integrity Bank, N.A. and Appoints FDIC Receiver
05/30/2008  NR 2008-61, OCC Issues Third Quarter 2008 CRA Examination Schedule
05/30/2008  NR 2008-60, Agencies Release List of Distressed or Underserved Nonmetropolitan Middle-Income Geographies
05/28/2008  NR 2008-59, OCC and Idaho Agree to Share Consumer Complaints
05/22/2008  NR 2008-58, Comptroller Dugan Tells Lenders that Unprecedented Home Equity Loan Losses Show Need for Higher Reserves and Return to Stronger Underwriting Practices
05/22/2008  NR 2008-57, Federal Financial Regulators Issue Final Illustrations of Consumer Information for Hybrid Adjustable Rate Mortgage Products
05/16/2008  NR 2008-56, OCC Releases CRA Evaluations For 32 National Banks
05/16/2008  NR 2008-55, OCC Offers Consumer Tips to Avoid Foreclosure Rescue Scams
05/15/2008  NR 2008-54, OCC Enforcement Actions
05/12/2008  NR 2008-53, OCC Names Ned Pollock Deputy Comptroller Overseeing Retail and Commercial Credit Risk
05/09/2008  NR 2008-52, OCC Closes ANB Financial, National Association and Appoints FDIC Receiver
05/01/2008  NR 2008-51, Preserving Affordable Multifamily Rental Housing: How Banks Help Sustain the Nation's Supply of Affordable Rental Housing
04/28/2008  NR 2008-50, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency Promotes Financial Literacy at Capitol Hill Event
04/28/2008  NR 2008-49, FinCEN and OCC Assess Civil Money Penalties Against the New York Branch of the United Bank for Africa
04/25/2008  NR 2008-48, OCC Directs Wachovia to Make Restitution to Consumers Harmed by the Bank's Relationships with Telemarketers and Payment Processors
04/24/2008  NR 2008-47, OCC Issues Final Rule Reducing Regulatory Burden and Updating its Rules
04/23/2008  NR 2008-46, OCC Releases CRA Evaluations For 34 National Banks
04/17/2008  NR 2008-45, OCC Chief Counsel Julie Williams Testifies Before House Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit Subcommittee
04/16/2008  NR 2008-44, Lessons Learned from Last Downturn Will Help OCC Deal with Problems in the Current Environment
04/16/2008  NR 2008-43, Comptroller of the Currency Hosts Community Bank Directors Workshops in Indianapolis
04/15/2008  NR 2008-42, OCC Deputy Comptroller for Community Affairs Testifies Before House Financial Services Committee
04/14/2008  NR 2008-41, OCC Enforcement Actions
04/14/2008  NR 2008-40, Financial Stability Forum Issues Report on Enhancing Market and Institutional Resilience
04/11/2008  NR 2008-39, Senior Supervisors Group Issues Report on Leading-Practice Disclosures for Selected Exposures
04/09/2008  NR 2008-38, Comptroller Comments on Proposed FHA Housing Stabilization and Homeownership Retention Act of 2008
04/02/2008  NR 2008-37, OCC Names Delora Jee Head of New International Supervision Group; L. Brosnan Rejoins OCC as Large Bank Deputy Comptroller
04/02/2008  NR 2008-36, OCC Reports Fourth Quarter Bank Trading Loss of $9.97 Billion
03/31/2008  NR 2008-35, Statement of Comptroller of the Currency John C. Dugan On the Department of Treasury Blueprint for a Stronger Regulatory Structure
03/26/2008  NR 2008-34, William Haas Named Deputy Comptroller for Midsize Banks
03/21/2008  NR 2008-33, OCC Releases CRA Evaluations For 32 National Banks
03/21/2008  NR 2008-32, Agencies Release Proposed Revisions to Interagency Questions and Answers Regarding Flood Insurance
03/17/2008  NR 2008-31, OCC Enforcement Actions
03/14/2008  NR 2008-30, Comptroller of the Currency Hosts Workshop for New Community Bank Directors in Fort Myers, Florida
03/06/2008  NR 2008-29, Senior Supervisors Group Issues Report on Risk Management Practices
03/04/2008  NR 2008-28, Comptroller Dugan Tells Senate Industry is Fundamentally Sound, Credit Market Disruptions and Economic Slowdown Test Banks
03/03/2008  NR 2008-27, OCC Statement On Reporting Of Securitized Subprime Adjustable Rate Residential Mortgages
03/03/2008  NR 2008-26, Comptroller Dugan Tells International Bankers that Basel II U.S. Implementation on a Prudent, Deliberate Path
02/29/2008  NR 2008-25, Statement of Comptroller of the Currency John C. Dugan Following Tour of Harlem and the Bronx
02/29/2008  NR 2008-24, OCC to Require Data from Large Bank Mortgage Servicers
02/29/2008  NR 2008-23, OCC Issues Second Quarter 2008 CRA Examination Schedule
02/27/2008  NR 2008-22, Comptroller Dugan Outlines Steps In Response to Losses by Banks and Investors Holding Tranches of Securities Considered Safe
02/21/2008  NR 2008-21, OCC Enforcement Actions
02/20/2008  NR 2008-20, OCC Releases CRA Evaluations For 26 National Banks
02/19/2008  NR 2008-19, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency Lowers Assessment Fees for National Banks
02/15/2008  NR 2008-18, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency Provides Consumer Tips At National Consumer Protection Week Event on Capitol Hill
02/14/2008  NR 2008-17, OCC Chief Information Officer Bajinder Paul Named to Fed 100
02/14/2008  NR 2008-16, Comptroller Dugan Responds to Governor Spitzer
02/13/2008  NR 2008-15, OCC Deputy Comptroller for Compliance Policy Testifies Before House Financial Services Committee
02/12/2008  NR 2008-14, Comptroller Dugan Urges Action to Help Communities Suffering from Effects of Mortgage Foreclosure Crisis
02/11/2008  NR 2008-13, OCC Issues Suspension Notice Against the Chairman of the Board of Directors of First National Community Bank
02/08/2008  NR 2008-12, The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency Names Larry Hattix to be Ombudsman
02/07/2008  NR 2008-11, OCC Encourages National Banks to Work with Customers Affected by Tornadoes
02/07/2008  NR 2008-10, OCC Focuses on Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Program
01/31/2008  NR 2008-9, Comptroller Dugan Expresses Concern About Commercial Real Estate Concentrations
01/31/2008  NR 2008-8, Comptroller Dugan Supports Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Awareness Day
01/25/2008  NR 2008-7, OCC Closes Douglass National Bank and Appoints FDIC Receiver
01/23/2008  NR 2008-6, Tim Long and Jennifer Kelly Named to Key Supervision Posts
01/22/2008  NR 2008-5, Comptroller of the Currency Hosts Workshop for New Community Bank Directors in Phoenix
01/14/2008  NR 2008-4, OCC Releases CRA Evaluations For 26 National Banks
01/14/2008  NR 2008-3, OCC Enforcement Actions
01/14/2008  NR 2008-2, Comptroller of the Currency Announces Community Bank Directors Workshops for 2008
01/09/2008  NR 2008-1, John Hardage Named Director for Congressional Liaison