technology audits -
As a former bank examiner
with over 40 years IT audit experience, I will bring an examiner's
perspective to the FFIEC information technology audit for bankers in
Texas, New Mexico, Colorado, and Oklahoma.
June 15, 2018 - OCC Enforcement Actions and Terminations for June 2018 - The
Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) today released new enforcement
actions taken against national banks, federal savings associations, and
individuals currently and formerly affiliated with national banks and federal
June 14, 2018 - Comptroller of the Currency Discusses Priorities for
the Federal Banking System - Comptroller of the Currency Joseph M. Otting today
discussed his priorities for the agency and the federal banking system during
testimony before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.
June 13, 2018 - Comptroller of the Currency Testifies on his Priorities -
Comptroller of the Currency Joseph M. Otting today discussed his priorities for
the agency and the federal banking system during testimony before the House
Financial Services Committee.
June 13, 2018 - Notice of a Meeting under Expedited Procedures - A closed
meeting of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System was held at on
June 12, 2018 and continued at 9:00 a.m. on June 13, 2018. Matter(s) considered:
Discussion of Monetary Policy Issues.
June 13, 2018 - Federal Reserve Board announces approval of application by
Ameris Bancorp - The Federal Reserve Board on Wednesday announced its approval
of the application under section 3 of the Bank Holding Company Act of 1956 by
Ameris Bancorp, Moultrie, Georgia, to acquire Hamilton State Bancshares, Inc.,
and thereby indirectly acquire Hamilton's subsidiary bank, Hamilton State Bank,
both of Hoschton, Georgia.
June 13, 2018 - Federal Reserve Board and Federal Open Market Committee release
economic projections from the June 12-13 FOMC meeting - The attached table and
charts released on Wednesday summarize the economic projections and the target
federal funds rate projections made by Federal Open Market Committee
participants for the June 12-13 meeting.
June 13, 2018 - Federal Reserve issues FOMC statement - Information received
since the Federal Open Market Committee met in May indicates that the labor
market has continued to strengthen and that economic activity has been rising at
a solid rate.
June 12, 2018 - Interagency Notification of Formal Enforcement Actions:
Interagency Policy Statement - The Federal Financial Institutions Examination
Council today rescinded its revised policy statement on “Interagency
Coordination of Formal Corrective Action by the Federal Bank Regulatory
Agencies,” dated February 20, 1997.
June 12, 2018 - Federal Reserve Board issues enforcement action with Ashley
Burrus and announces termination of enforcement action with Patterson Bankshares,
June 8, 2018 - The KCFSI suggests financial stress remains muted - The Kansas
City Financial Stress Index decreased from -0.37 in April to -0.54 in May.
June 8, 2018 - Advanced Notice of a Meeting under Expedited Procedures - A
closed meeting of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System will be
held under expedited procedures at 1:00 p.m. on June 12, 2018. Matter(s)
considered: Discussion of Monetary Policy Issues.
June 8, 2018 - Credit and Liquidity Programs and the Balance Sheet- Recent
balance sheet trends, weekly chart update.
June 8, 2018 - Publications - Annual Performance Report 2017 - The Government
Performance and Results Act of 1993 requires federal agencies to prepare a
strategic plan covering a multiyear period and requires each agency to submit an
annual performance plan and an annual performance report.
June 7, 2018 - T+2 Securities Transaction Settlement Cycle: Final Rule - The
Office of the Comptroller of the Currency published a final rule in the Federal
Register to shorten the standard settlement cycle for securities purchased or
sold by national banks, federal savings associations, and federal branches and
June 7, 2018 - Newly Formed Money Smart Advance Team Will Get Early Access to,
Training on, Updated Money Smart for Adults - The FDIC has formed the new Money
Smart Advance Team. Banks that engage in financial education activities, or plan
to do so, and who join the MSAT will get an early look at the updated
instructor-led Money Smart for Adults curriculum, scheduled for release in
September, and other benefits.
June 7, 2018 - Statistical Release - Mortgage Debt Outstanding.
June 7, 2018 - Federal Reserve Board announces schedule for results from
Dodd-Frank Act stress tests and Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review -
esults from the latest supervisory stress tests conducted as part of the
Dodd-Frank Act will be released on Thursday, June 21, and the results from the
related Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review will be released on Thursday,
June 28, the Federal Reserve Board announced on Thursday.