Varo’s FDIC application tests uncharted territory

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Compliance Daily Post 1 Exclusive Open Banking Operations & Best Practices Premium Retail Banking Banking Charter fdic OCC Robinhood Varo MoneyVaro Money has been striving to get a banking charter for three years. On Aug.

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Varo files FDIC application, announces $100m Series C funding

Bank Innovation

Varo Money, the 4-year-old digital banking startup with 750,000 users and $600 million in deposits, has applied for a banking license with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) this week.

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FDIC: Banks Pull In $237B In 2018

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Amid rising revenues and decreased taxes, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) announced on Thursday (Feb. In an announcement , FDIC Chairman Jelena McWilliams said, “Loan balances expanded, net interest margins improved and the number of ‘problem banks’ continued to decline.”.

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FDIC Releases Formal and Informal Enforcement Actions Manual

Abrigo

The FDIC released a manual on Formal and Informal Enforcement Actions. The FDIC released its manual on Formal and Informal Enforcement Actions. For the first time, the FDIC released its manual on Formal and Informal Enforcement Actions to provide greater transparency to those processes.

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Will an OCC, FDIC Charter Help Varo Money Become the First National Mobile Bank?

Bank Innovation

Varo applied for a banking charter from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), as well as for a charter from the Office of the Comptroller of the Currenc, in the hopes of forming “Varo Bank,” the mobile banking startup announced today. Want a national bank that’s mobile-only?

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FDIC Names New Advisory Committee Members

ABA Community Banking

The FDIC this week announced the appointment of four new members to its Advisory Committee on Community Banking. The post FDIC Names New Advisory Committee Members appeared first on ABA Banking Journal.

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FDIC Seeks Public Comment On Banks And Small-Dollar Loans

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The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) announced that it is has issued a request for public comments related to small-dollar lending by financial institutions. ” Recent research from the FDIC shows 20 percent of U.S. With that in mind, the FDIC suggests that in 2017, 14.8

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FDIC Proposes Large-Bank Surcharge

Independent Banker

The FDIC has released a proposal to indemnify the banks with assets less than $10 billion from the costs of raising the Deposit Insurance Fund reserve ratio from 1.15 The FDIC could vote on the proposal as early as next month.

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Leonard Chanin joins FDIC

CFPB Monitor

The FDIC has announced that Leonard Chanin joined the agency on March 18 as Deputy to the Chairman. In that capacity, he will advise Chairman Jelena McWilliams on consumer protection issues, including further expanding access to banking services for unbanked and underbanked consumers, strengthening consumer research functions at the FDIC, and building upon the activities of the FDIC Advisory Committee on Economic Inclusion. FDIC Federal CFS Monitor chanin

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FDIC, OCC issue cybersecurity bulletin amid 'heightened' global risk

American Banker

Cybersecurity Law and regulation Risk management OCC FDICThe two agencies cited geopolitical tensions in issuing the warning and best practices tips, though they stopped short of referring directly to the recent U.S. clashes with Iran.

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FDIC issues warnings on leveraged lending, CRE concentration

American Banker

The board- and management-level handing of CRE concentration was the chief concern of FDIC examiners, making up more than 56% of all the supervisory recommendations regulators made in the two-year period. Leveraged loans CRE Compliance Risk tolerance FDIC

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Utah de novo gets conditional OK from FDIC

American Banker

Community banking De novo institutions Capital FDIC UtahOrganizers of Bank of St. George still need to raise $18 million before opening.

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Fed, OCC, FDIC: US Bank Loan Risk On The Decline

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Federal Reserve, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) all released a joint report saying that due to a healthy economy, prospects for loan repayment look good.

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Square Will Reapply for Banking License with the FDIC After Last Week’s Withdrawal

Bank Innovation

It plans to reapply with the FDIC, but did not reveal […]. Capital Cards Commerce Exclusive Innovations Lending Mobile Online Open Fintech Operations Payments Celtic bank fdic N26 SoFi SquarePayment processor Square has withdrawn its application to become a deposit-taking bank, a move similar to online lender Social Finance or SoFi, which withdrew its application last fall.

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FDIC: Bank Earnings Grow 4.1% Year-on-Year

ABA Community Banking

FDIC-insured banks and savings institutions earned $62.6 increase from the industry’s earnings a year before, the FDIC said today. The post FDIC: Bank Earnings Grow 4.1% billion in the second quarter, a 4.1%

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FDIC Part 370: Support On-site FDIC Inspections

Perficient Financial Servies

In order to comply with FDIC Part 370, covered institutions will have to implement a change program that encompasses the people, processes, and technology necessary to support on-site FDIC inspections. In addition to the annual certification and report, the FDIC will conduct on-site testing of institutions’ compliance with Part 370. FDIC will be able to view customer PII.

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FDIC Part 370 Testing Support

Perficient Financial Servies

Each phase of a company’s Part 370 response will have to undergo rigorous testing to ensure that all the regulatory requirements are met and the FDIC’s ongoing testing will produce satisfactory results. — If you are interested in learning more about FDIC Part 370 and how we can help you comply with the rule, please download our comprehensive guide or complete the contact form at the bottom of this page.

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Fed, FDIC extend comment period for input on Camels ratings

American Banker

Regulatory reform Regulatory guidance Financial regulations Capital Liquidity Federal Reserve FDICThe two agencies have delayed the deadline for the public to respond to a request for information on the rating system used to score banks' overall health.

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FDIC Issues Proposal on Assessment Credits

ABA Community Banking

The FDIC today proposed to amend its rule that determines when assessment credits can be used. The post FDIC Issues Proposal on Assessment Credits appeared first on ABA Banking Journal. Community Banking Newsbytes Deposit insurance

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FDIC brokered deposits plan aims to give banks flexibility

American Banker

Deposits Deposit insurance Regulatory relief Regulatory reform Jelena McWilliams FDICThe proposal comes after years of criticism that the current policy stifles innovation and hamstrings banks' ability to raise funds.

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FDIC Final Rule Sets Community Bank Leverage Ratio at 9%

ABA Community Banking

The FDIC today approved a final rule allowing community banks with a leverage capital ratio of at least 9% to be considered in compliance with Basel III capital requirements and exempt from the complex Basel Calculation.

Response from community groups to OCC/FDIC joint CRA proposal

CFPB Monitor

The Notice of Proposed Rulemaking was issued only by the OCC and the FDIC. If the OCC and FDIC move forward without agreement from the Federal Reserve, different banks could be faced with wildly different CRA regimes.

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FDIC Part 370: Implement FDIC-Required Calculations And Reports

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In order to comply with FDIC Part 370, covered institutions will have to implement a change program that encompasses the people, processes, and technology necessary to implement FDIC-required calculations and reports. Once an organization has determined that it is able to meet the requirements of Part 370, it must go about designing their interfaces with the FDIC. The post FDIC Part 370: Implement FDIC-Required Calculations And Reports appeared first on Financial Services.

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FDIC Part 370: The Background

Perficient Financial Servies

While existing processes were deemed suitable to handle smaller or slower bank failures, the FDIC realized that it might struggle to pay depositors if a complicated bank failed rapidly. The FDIC is required by law to pay depositors “as soon as possible” after a depository institution fails, while also resolving claims at the lowest possible cost to the Deposit Insurance Fund. The post FDIC Part 370: The Background appeared first on Financial Services.

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McWilliams Outlines FDIC Steps to Strengthen Minority Banks

ABA Community Banking

The FDIC is updating examiner instructions to help strengthen minority depository institutions, FDIC Chairman Jelena McWilliams said today in Washington. The post McWilliams Outlines FDIC Steps to Strengthen Minority Banks appeared first on ABA Banking Journal.

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FDIC Part 370 Report Design

Perficient Financial Servies

Process design and documentation : Creating and documenting the report-generation and signoff process to ensure verifiable compliance with FDIC requirements. A thoughtful design that anticipates the FDIC’s specific requirements will save a company time and money and allow for a smooth interface with FDIC regulators. Financial Services Regulatory Compliance 12 CFR Part 370 Banking Banks compliance FDIC FDIC Part 370 Finance Part 370 Regulatory

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FDIC Part 370 Readiness Evaluation

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— If you are interested in learning more about FDIC Part 370 and how we can help you comply with the rule, please download our comprehensive guide or complete the contact form at the bottom of this page. Financial Services Regulatory Compliance 12 CFR Part 370 Banking Banks compliance FDIC FDIC Part 370 Finance Part 370 RegulatoryThe first thing any bank has to do in its response to Part 370 is evaluate its current state of readiness.

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FDIC settles Operation Choke Point lawsuit

CFPB Monitor

The FDIC has announced that it has entered into a settlement of the lawsuit filed against it and the OCC in 2014 by a trade group and several payday lenders challenging “Operation Choke Point” — a federal enforcement initiative involving the FDIC, OCC and other federal agencies.

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FDIC Hit By ‘Inadvertent’ Major Data Breach

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In an internal FDIC document obtained by The Washington Post , it was revealed that the data of 44,000 FDIC customers was breached by an employee who left the agency in February. The memo was distributed on March 18 by FDIC Chief Information Officer and Chief Privacy Officer Lawrence Gross Jr. With the help of technology used to monitor downloads to removable devices, FDIC was able to detect the breach days after the employee left FDIC on February 26.

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FDIC Part 370 Program Management

Perficient Financial Servies

A company will need to manage its integrated response to this rule very efficiently and transparently in order to meet deadlines set forth by the FDIC. — If you are interested in learning more about FDIC Part 370 and how we can help you comply with the rule, please download our comprehensive guide or complete the contact form at the bottom of this page.

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There Are Fewer Unbanked Americans, According To The FDIC

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With increasingly few exceptions, the ranks of the unbanked seem to be on the decline, according to new data released by the FDIC. According to FDIC data, unbanked American consumers peaked toward the end of the Great Recession in 2011 at 8.2 The figures for 2015 represent the best results the survey has seen since the FDIC started keeping track of the data with a biennial survey in 2009 (the share of unbanked Americans was 7.6

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Five ‘Major’ FDIC Breaches Come To Light

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The Washington Post reported that the FDIC is disclosing to Congress the presence of at least five major data breaches that occurred sometime between now and Oct. Though details are still scarce, the FDIC noted that each case was not of the run-of-the-mill hacking variety. Despite the breaches, the FDIC is maintaining that none of the accessed information was shared illicitly, just as it believes none of the employees downloaded the data with untoward activities in mind.

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ABA Urges FDIC to Return Assessment Credits ASAP

ABA Community Banking

In a comment letter to the FDIC today, the American Bankers Association again called on the agency to return deposit insurance assessment credits owed to banks as expeditiously as possible, so that they can support the institutions’ lending and liquidity.

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FDIC In The Data Breach Hot Seat

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congressional subcommittee spent time yesterday (May 12) during a hearing where the FDIC was questioned about a string of data breaches, including two recent incidents that involved 10,000 sensitive and private data records to be downloaded from workers onto storage devices before they left the agency. Upon learning of the breaches, the FDIC also discovered that there were five other incidents where this same behavior had occurred, according to Republican Rep.

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FDIC Issues Proposal on Assessment Credits

ABA Community Banking

The FDIC today proposed to amend its rule that determines when assessment credits can be used. The post FDIC Issues Proposal on Assessment Credits appeared first on ABA Banking Journal. Community Banking Newsbytes Deposit insurance

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OCC and FDIC issue proposed rules to undo Madden

CFPB Monitor

The OCC and FDIC issued proposed rules this week intended to eliminate the uncertainty created by the Second Circuit’s decision in Madden v. Comments on the FDIC’s proposal must be submitted no later than 60 days after the date the proposal is published in the Federal Register.

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Process Reengineering For FDIC Part 370 Compliance

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— If you are interested in learning more about FDIC Part 370 and how we can help you comply with the rule, please download our comprehensive guide or complete the contact form at the bottom of this page. Data & Analytics Financial Services Integration & IT Modernization Management Consulting Operations Regulatory Compliance Strategy 12 CFR Part 370 Banking Banks compliance FDIC FDIC Part 370 Finance Part 370 Regulatory

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FDIC Seeks Comment on Its Approaches to Rulemaking

CFPB Monitor

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (the “FDIC”) has published a request for information in the Federal Register (the “RFI”) seeking comment on approaches it uses, or is considering using, to analyze the effects of its regulatory actions and rulemaking.

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The FDIC Is In Hot Water Over Cybersecurity

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House lawmakers aren’t letting up on the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) when it comes to how the banking regulator handled notifications following a slew of recent data breaches. The Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday (May 24) that an investigation led by House lawmakers has uncovered “significant shortfalls” in the FDIC’s cybersecurity policies, which may have left it vulnerable to hackers gaining access to private information and regulatory data.

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FDIC RESPA Section 8 Settlement Acknowledges Legitimacy of Marketing Arrangements

CFPB Monitor

It would be helpful if the CFPB revisited this area and issued guidance more in line with the FDIC guidance. FDIC Enforcement Mortgages Regulatory and Enforcement RESPA

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The 10 Parts Of FDIC Part 370

Perficient Financial Servies

The purpose of Part 370 is to improve the FDIC’s ability to fulfill its two mandates related to paying deposit insurance: Pay deposit insurance as soon as possible after the failure of a covered bank; and. The FDIC believes there are unique complications at institutions of that size which make necessary the provisions of Part 370. Restricting access to funds in a covered account until the FDIC has made a coverage determination. Communication with the FDIC.

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FDIC-Backed Institutions Rake In $40.8B In Q4

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That growth, the FDIC said, came mainly from a $6.8 More than half of the 6,182 institutions that reported to the FDIC showed growth year over year in earnings in the latest quarter. Payment Methods credit earnings FDIC community banks loans What's Hot

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Requirements Gathering For FDIC Part 370

Perficient Financial Servies

We can help a company gather requirements for Part 370 by: Validating existing Part 370 requirements from the FDIC, as well as interpreting additional guidance as becomes available. — If you are interested in learning more about FDIC Part 370 and how we can help you comply with the rule, please download our comprehensive guide or complete the contact form at the bottom of this page.

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