OCC Announces Climate Change Risk Officer, Membership in the NGFS

News Release 2021-78 | July 27, 2021 Share This Page: WASHINGTON—The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) today announced the appointment of Darrin Benhart as its Climate Change Risk Officer and its membership in the Network of Central Banks and Supervisors for Greening the Financial System (NGFS). “Prudently managing climate change risk is a […]

Office of the Comptroller of the Currency to Close June 18 in Recognition of Juneteenth

News Release 2021-68 | June 17, 2021 Share This Page: WASHINGTON—In recognition of the Juneteenth federal holiday signed into law by President Biden today, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency will be closed Friday, June 18, 2021. Media Contact Bryan Hubbard(202) 649-6870 Related posts: Comptroller of the Currency Joseph Otting to Step Down, Brian […]

Benjamin W. McDonough Named OCC Chief Counsel

News Release 2021-53 | May 17, 2021 Share This Page: WASHINGTON — The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) today named Benjamin W. McDonough its Senior Deputy Comptroller and Chief Counsel. “Ben brings a fresh perspective, deep bank regulatory experience, and strong interagency relationships to our leadership team,” said Acting Comptroller of the Currency Mike […]

Acting Comptroller of the Currency Statement Regarding Capitol Riot and the OCC’s Enduring Mission

News Release 2021-4 | January 7, 2021 Share This Page: WASHINGTON, DC – Acting Comptroller of the Currency Brian P. Brooks issued the following statement to staff regarding the violent riots at the Capitol yesterday. Yesterday, we witnessed one of the ugliest moments in recent history. Violence and wanton lawlessness cannot be condoned. I echo Secretary […]

Comptroller of the Currency Joseph Otting to Step Down, Brian P. Brooks to Become Acting Comptroller of the Currency on May 29, 2020

News Release 2020-66 | May 21, 2020 Share This Page: WASHINGTON—Comptroller of the Currency Joseph M. Otting today announced he will step down from office on May 29, 2020, and pursuant to 12 USC 4 as designated by Secretary of the Treasury Steven T. Mnuchin, First Deputy and Chief Operating Officer Brian P. Brooks will become […]

Comptroller of the Currency Helps Kick Off 2020 Summer Intern Process

News Release 2020-14 | January 31, 2020 Share This Page: WASHINGTON—Comptroller of the Currency Joseph M. Otting today joined District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser and the heads of other federal agencies to kick off the 2020 Mayor Marion S. Barry Summer Youth Employment Program (MBSYEP) in the District. Last year, the Office of the Comptroller […]