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2007 News Releases

Publish DateIdentifierTitle
12/28/2007  NR 2007-137, OCC Reports Quarterly Bank Trading Revenues of $2.3 Billion
12/21/2007  NR 2007-136, OCC Enforcement Actions
12/19/2007  NR 2007-135, Agencies Release Annual CRA Asset-Size Threshold Adjustments for Small and Intermediate Small Institutions
12/14/2007  NR 2007-134, OCC Releases CRA Evaluations For 37 National Banks
12/12/2007  NR 2007-133, OCC Supports Efforts To Establish A Single, Toll-Free Number for Bank Customers Seeking Regulator Assistance
12/06/2007  NR 2007-132, Comptroller Dugan Commends Plan to Assist Subprime Borrowers
12/06/2007  NR 2007-131, Comptroller Dugan Testifies on Accelerating Loan Modifications to Help Troubled Borrowers
11/30/2007  NR 2007-130, OCC Issues First Quarter 2008 CRA Examination Schedule
11/29/2007  NR 2007-129, Agencies Issue Proposed Rules and Guidelines that Address Accuracy and Integrity of Consumer Report Information and Rules to Allow Direct Disputes
11/28/2007  NR 2007-128, OCC Chief Counsel Addresses Harvard University’s Joint Center for Housing Studies
11/21/2007  NR 2007-127, OCC Reminds Consumers to Read Gift Cards’ Fine Print
11/19/2007  NR 2007-126, OCC Enforcement Actions
11/16/2007  NR 2007-125, OCC Releases CRA Evaluations For 46 National Banks
11/06/2007  NR 2007-124, Comptroller Dugan Supports FACT Act Implementation Rule To Help Consumers Resolve Disputes with Financial Institutions
11/01/2007  NR 2007-123, OCC Approves Basel II Capital Rule
10/31/2007  NR 2007-122, Agencies Issue Final Rules on Identity Theft Red Flags and Notices of Address Discrepancy
10/30/2007  NR 2007-121, OCC Chief of Staff Testifies Before House Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee
10/26/2007  NR 2007-120, OCC Reports Quarterly Bank Trading Revenues of $6.2 Billion
10/25/2007  NR 2007-119, Agencies Issue Final Rules on Affiliate Marketing
10/24/2007  NR 2007-118, OCC Chief of Staff Addresses the Kennedy School of Government
10/24/2007  NR 2007-117, OCC Deputy Comptroller for Compliance Policy Ann F. Jaedicke Testifies Before House Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee
10/24/2007  NR 2007-116, Comptroller Testifies on House Subprime Lending Bill
10/23/2007  NR 2007-115, OCC Allows National Bank Offices Affected by Wildfires in Southern California to Close
10/23/2007  NR 2007-114, Comptroller Dugan Tells Conference of Basel II Capital Accord Forward Progress
10/19/2007  NR 2007-113, OCC Releases CRA Evaluations For 32 National Banks
10/17/2007  NR 2007-112, OCC Enforcement Actions
10/15/2007  NR 2007-111, Comptroller Dugan Tells Conference that Consumers Will Benefit From More Unified Interagency Approach to Complaint Handling
10/10/2007  NR 2007-110, OCC Chief of Staff Addresses the National Bankers Association
10/08/2007  NR 2007-109, Comptroller Dugan Urges Improved Underwriting Standards on Third Party Loans
10/04/2007  NR 2007-108, OCC Survey Finds Bank Underwriting Standards Continue to Ease
10/03/2007  NR 2007-107, OCC Will Hold Hearing on Charges Against Carlos Loumiet, Esq.; Agency Seeks Cease and Desist Order and Civil Money Penalty
10/02/2007  NR 2007-106, OCC and Texas Agree to Share Consumer Complaints, Bringing Total of Such Agreements to Twenty-Eight
10/02/2007  NR 2007-105, Comptroller Dugan Urges Stronger Risk Management For Commercial Real Estate Loans, And Discusses Money Laundering Supervision
09/27/2007  NR 2007-104, Comptroller Dugan Urges Federal Reserve to Consider Rule Allowing Consumers to Opt Out of Higher Credit Card Rates
09/27/2007  NR 2007-103, Bajinder Paul Named Chief Information Officer at the OCC
09/25/2007  NR 2007-102, Shared National Credit Results Reflect Large Increase In Credit¹ Commitment Volume and Satisfactory Credit Quality
09/24/2007  NR 2007-101, Comptroller Dugan named Chairman of Joint Forum
09/21/2007  NR 2007-100, OCC Releases CRA Evaluations For 30 National Banks
09/21/2007  NR 2007-99, Agencies Issue Final Rules On Expanded Examination Cycle for Certain Institutions
09/20/2007  NR 2007-98, OCC First Senior Deputy Comptroller and Chief Counsel Testifies Before Senate About the Hardships Created By Garnishment of Federal Benefits
09/19/2007  NR 2007-97, Federal Financial Regulatory Agencies Request Comment On Proposed Statement of Best Practices On Garnishment Orders of Exempt Federal Benefit Funds
09/18/2007  NR 2007-96, OCC Enforcement Actions
09/17/2007  NR 2007-95, FinCEN and OCC Assess Civil Money Penalties Against Union Bank of California
09/07/2007  NR 2007-94, Comptroller of the Currency Hosts Community Bank Directors Workshops on Credit Risk in Grapevine, Texas
09/05/2007  NR 2007-93, Comptroller Dugan Tells House Committee that National Banking System Remains Safe and Sound despite Challenging Credit and Mortgage Markets
09/04/2007  NR 2007-92, OCC Issues Fourth Quarter 2007 CRA Examination Schedule
09/04/2007  NR 2007-91, Federal Financial Regulatory Agencies and CSBS Issue Statement On Loss Mitigation Strategies for Servicers of Residential Mortgages
08/31/2007  NR 2007-90, Statement of Comptroller Dugan on President Bush’s Announcement Of Steps to Help American Families Keep Their Homes
08/29/2007  NR 2007-89, OCC Encourages National Banks to Work with Customers Affected by Flooding in Wisconsin, Minnesota, Illinois, and Ohio
08/28/2007  NR 2007-88, OCC Focuses on Employer Assisted Mortgage Programs
08/21/2007  NR 2007-87, Comptroller of the Currency Hosts Community Bank Directors Workshop on Compliance Risk in Lexington, Kentucky
08/14/2007  NR 2007-86, OCC Enforcement Actions
08/14/2007  NR 2007-85, Federal Financial Regulators Propose Illustrations of Consumer Information to Support Their Statement on Subprime Mortgage Lending
08/13/2007  NR 2007-84, OCC Releases CRA Evaluations For 22 National Banks
08/13/2007  NR 2007-83, OCC Encourages National Banks to Test Readiness to Deal with Pandemic Crisis
08/10/2007  NR 2007-82, Comptroller of the Currency Hosts Community Bank Directors Workshop on Compliance Risk in Little Rock, Arkansas
08/09/2007  NR 2007-81, Comptroller Distributes Booklet to Help Banks Fight Child Pornography
08/01/2007  NR 2007-80, OCC Chief of Staff Addresses Minority-Owned Financial Institutions
07/26/2007  NR 2007-79, Gil Barker Named Deputy Comptroller of Southern District
07/25/2007  NR 2007-78, OCC Director of Compliance Calvin R. Hagins Testifies Before House Financial Services Subcommittee
07/19/2007  NR 2007-77, Banking Agencies Reach Agreement On Basel II Implementation
07/19/2007  NR 2007-76, Federal Financial Regulatory Agencies Issue Statement on Enforcement of Bank Secrecy Act/Anti-Money Laundering Requirements
07/17/2007  NR 2007-75, OCC Releases CRA Evaluations For 28 National Banks
07/16/2007  NR 2007-74, OCC Enforcement Actions
07/16/2007  NR 2007-73, Comptroller of the Currency Launches Web Site to Help National Bank Customers
07/11/2007  NR 2007-72, OCC Chief Counsel Addresses the New York Bankers Association
07/11/2007  NR 2007-71, Statement of Comptroller of the Currency John C. Dugan Regarding Community Reinvestment Act Questions and Answers
07/11/2007  NR 2007-70, Agencies Release Proposed Revisions to Interagency Questions and Answers Regarding Community Reinvestment
07/10/2007  NR 2007-69, OCC and Puerto Rico Agree to Share Consumer Complaints, Bringing Total of Such Agreements to Twenty
07/05/2007  NR 2007-68, OCC Makes Available Downloadable Consumer Illustrations of Information on Nontraditional Mortgage Products
07/03/2007  NR 2007-67, OCC Proposes Rule to Reduce Regulatory Burden
07/02/2007  NR 2007-66, Comptroller of the Currency Hosts Community Bank Directors Workshop on Credit Risk in St. Louis, Missouri
06/29/2007  NR 2007-65, OCC Reports Record Quarterly Bank Trading Revenues of $7 Billion
06/29/2007  NR 2007-64, Federal Financial Regulatory Agencies Issue Final Statement on Subprime Mortgage Lending
06/29/2007  NR 2007-63, OCC Announces Cease and Desist Order against Commerce Bank
06/26/2007  NR 2007-62, OCC Releases Report Highlighting Best Practices Of Loan Servicers to Prevent Foreclosures
06/25/2007  NR 2007-61, Comptroller Dugan Unveils Public Service Announcements Encouraging Delinquent Borrowers to Contact Lenders for Help to Avoid Foreclosure
06/19/2007  NR 2007-60, OCC Releases CRA Evaluations For 23 National Banks
06/18/2007  NR 2007-59, Comptroller of the Currency Hosts Community Bank Directors Workshops in Houston, Texas
06/14/2007  NR 2007-58, OCC Enforcement Actions
06/13/2007  NR 2007-57, Comptroller Dugan Tells House Committee that OCC Supervision Plays Critical Role In Ensuring National Bank Compliance with Federal Consumer Protection Standards
06/12/2007  NR 2007-56, Banking Agencies Issue Host State Loan-to-Deposit Ratios
06/08/2007  NR 2007-55, Comptroller of the Currency Hosts Community Bank Directors Workshops in Alexandria, Minnesota
06/07/2007  NR 2007-54, Comptroller of the Currency Calls for Better Credit Card Disclosures
06/04/2007  NR 2007-53, OCC Issues Third Quarter 2007 CRA Examination Schedule
06/04/2007  NR 2007-52, Comptroller of the Currency Establishes Enterprise Governance Unit
06/04/2007  NR 2007-51, OCC Volunteers Help Improve an Affordable Housing Property in Northeast D.C.
06/01/2007  NR 2007-50, Agencies Release List of Distressed or Underserved Nonmetropolitan Middle-Income Geographies
05/31/2007  NR 2007-49, Agencies Issue Final Illustrations of Consumer Information for Nontraditional Mortgage Products
05/23/2007  NR 2007-48, Comptroller Dugan Expresses Concern Over ‘Stated Income’ Subprime Loans
05/21/2007  NR 2007-47, OCC Releases CRA Evaluations For 29 National Banks
05/16/2007  NR 2007-46, OCC Enforcement Actions
05/14/2007  NR 2007-45, Comptroller of the Currency Hosts Community Bank Directors Workshop on Credit Risk in Cape May, New Jersey
04/24/2007  NR 2007-44, Comptroller Dugan Expresses Concern over Subprime Mortgage Foreclosures; Receives "Making-the-Difference" Award from Credit Counseling Foundation
04/20/2007  NR 2007-43, Comptroller Dugan Discusses Evolution of Community Reinvestment Act And Says Effectiveness of OCC Regulation has Prevented Subprime Lending Abuses
04/19/2007  NR 2007-42, OCC Makes Top Ten List for Best Places to Work in Federal Government
04/17/2007  NR 2007-41, Federal Regulators Encourage Institutions to Work with Mortgage Borrowers Who Are Unable to Make Their Payments
04/17/2007  NR 2007-40, Supreme Court Rules Federal Preemption Standards Apply to National Bank Operating Subsidiaries
04/16/2007  NR 2007-39, OCC Enforcement Actions
04/13/2007  NR 2007-38, OCC Releases CRA Evaluations For 33 National Banks
04/12/2007  NR 2007-37, Comptroller of the Currency Hosts Community Bank Directors Workshop on Compliance Risk in Tulsa, Oklahoma
04/12/2007  NR 2007-36, Agencies Announce Availability of 2006 HMDA Data
04/12/2007  NR 2007-35, OCC Publishes Newsletter Highlighting Community Development Venture Capital Investment Opportunities
04/05/2007  NR 2007-34, Comptroller of the Currency Hosts Community Bank Directors Workshop on Risk Assessment in Charleston, South Carolina
04/05/2007  NR 2007-33, Comptroller of the Currency Hosts Community Bank Directors Workshop on Compliance Risk in Charlottesville, Virginia
04/03/2007  NR 2007-32, Agencies Seek Comment on Expanded Examination Cycle for Certain Institutions
03/30/2007  NR 2007-31, OCC Reports Record Bank Trading Revenues of $18.8 Billion for 2006
03/30/2007  NR 2007-30, Agencies Announce Launch of Improved Website for Banking Data
03/29/2007  NR 2007-29, Consumer Alert – Solicitations Regarding Certain Mortgage Programs
03/27/2007  NR 2007-28, OCC Chief National Bank Examiner Emory W. Rushton Testifies Before House Financial Services Subcommittee
03/22/2007  NR 2007-27, OCC Chief National Bank Examiner Emory W. Rushton Testifies Before Senate Committee on Subprime Mortgage Lending Issues
03/21/2007  NR 2007-26, Comptroller of the Currency Praises Effort to Improve Privacy Notices, Calls for Financial Industry Feedback
03/21/2007  NR 2007-25, Federal Regulators Seek Public Comment on Model Privacy Notice
03/20/2007  NR 2007-24, OCC Releases CRA Evaluations For 24 National Banks
03/20/2007  NR 2007-23, Comptroller Dugan Addresses the China Banking Regulatory Commission
03/19/2007  NR 2007-22, OCC Enforcement Actions
03/19/2007  NR 2007-21, Comptroller of the Currency Hosts Workshop for New Community Bank Directors in Washington, D.C.
03/07/2007  NR 2007-20, Comptroller Dugan Calls Community National Banks Vital to U.S. Economy and a Mainstay of the OCC Mission
03/02/2007  NR 2007-19, Agencies Seek Comment on Subprime Mortgage Lending Statement
03/02/2007  NR 2007-18, Comptroller of the Currency Hosts Community Bank Directors Workshops in Henderson, Nevada
03/02/2007  NR 2007-17, Comptroller of the Currency Announces Community Bank Directors Workshops for 2007
03/01/2007  NR 2007-16, OCC Issues Second Quarter 2007 CRA Examination Schedule
02/27/2007  NR 2007-15, OCC Focuses on the New Markets Tax Credit Program
02/27/2007  NR 2007-14, Comptroller Dugan Says Regulators and Industry Both Benefit From Inter-connection between Regulation and Risk Management
02/16/2007  NR 2007-13, OCC Releases CRA Evaluations For 21 National Banks
02/15/2007  NR 2007-12, OCC Enforcement Actions
02/15/2007  NR 2007-11, Agencies Seek Public Comment on Proposed Supervisory Guidance for Basel II
02/08/2007  NR 2007-10, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency Provides Consumer Tips At National Consumer Protection Week Event on Capitol Hill
01/31/2007  NR 2007-9, Comptroller Dugan Supports Moratorium On ILCs with Commercial Affiliations And Urges Congress to Address Anomalous Treatment of ILC Holding Companies
01/26/2007  NR 2007-8, OCC and Mississippi Banking Department Agree to Share Consumer Complaint Information
01/19/2007  NR 2007-7, OCC Releases CRA Evaluations For 36 National Banks
01/18/2007  NR 2007-6, Comptroller Dugan Highlights Importance of Financial Literacy Programs
01/17/2007  NR 2007-5, OCC Enforcement Actions
01/17/2007  NR 2007-4, Comptroller John C. Dugan Highlights Important Role Played by the OCC’s Consumer Complaint Function
01/16/2007  NR 2007-3, OCC Offers Tips to Help Consumers Avoid Cashier’s Check Fraud
01/08/2007  NR 2007-2, OCC Warns National Banks on Risks Posed by Scams Involving Fraudulent Bank Cashier’s Checks
01/05/2007  NR 2007-1, Agencies Issue Final Statement Concerning Elevated Risk Complex Structured Finance Activities