Acting Comptroller of the Currency Statement Regarding Climate Risk at the Financial Stability Oversight Council

News Release 2021-40 | March 31, 2021 Share This Page: WASHINGTON—Acting Comptroller of the Currency Blake Paulson made the following statement today at the meeting of the Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC) with respect to climate risks: Thank you, Madam Secretary and thank you for your leadership of this body as we meet for the first […]

OCC Allows National Banks and Federal Savings Associations Affected by Winter Storm Uri to Close

News Release 2021-21 | February 16, 2021 Share This Page: WASHINGTON — The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) today issued a proclamation allowing national banks, federal savings associations, and federal branches and agencies of foreign banks to close offices affected by emergency weather conditions associated with Winter Storm Uri at their discretion. In […]

Statement by the Acting Comptroller of the Currency Regarding Issuance of FSOC’s 2020 Annual Report

News Release 2020-167 | December 3, 2020 Share This Page: WASHINGTON—Acting Comptroller of the Currency Brian P. Brooks made the following statement today at the meeting of the Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC) with respect to the issuance of FSOC’s 2020 annual report: I support issuance of the FSOC’s annual report and the recommendations set forth […]

Acting Comptroller of the Currency Testifies on Condition of the Federal Banking System and Regulatory Priorities

News Release 2020-149 | November 12, 2020 Share This Page: WASHINGTON—Acting Comptroller of the Currency Brian P. Brooks today testified during a hearing held by the U.S. House Committee on Financial Services. The Acting Comptroller’s testimony discussed the agency’s efforts to ensure the federal banking system operates in a safe, sound, and fair manner, provides fair […]

Acting Comptroller of the Currency Discusses Condition of the Federal Banking System and Agency Priorities

News Release 2020-148 | November 10, 2020 Share This Page: WASHINGTON—Acting Comptroller of the Currency Brian P. Brooks today testified during a hearing held by the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. The Acting Comptroller’s testimony discussed the agency’s efforts to ensure the federal banking system is a source of strength, extends opportunities […]

OCC Allows National Banks and Federal Savings Associations Affected by Hurricane Zeta to Close

News Release 2020-140 | October 27, 2020 Share This Page: WASHINGTON — The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) today issued a proclamation allowing national banks, federal savings associations, and federal branches and agencies of foreign banks to close offices along the Gulf Coast of the United States and in other areas impacted by […]

OCC Allows National Banks and Federal Savings Associations Affected by Hurricane Delta to Close

News Release 2020-133 | October 8, 2020 Share This Page: WASHINGTON — The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) today issued a proclamation allowing national banks, federal savings associations, and federal branches and agencies of foreign banks to close offices affected by Hurricane Delta at their discretion. In issuing the proclamation, the OCC expects […]

OCC Releases Bank Supervision Operating Plan for Fiscal Year 2021

News Release 2020-130 | October 1, 2020 Share This Page: WASHINGTON—The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) today released its bank supervision operating plan for fiscal year (FY) 2021. The plan provides the foundation for policy initiatives and for supervisory strategies as applied to individual national banks, federal savings associations, federal branches, federal agencies, […]

OCC Allows National Banks and Federal Savings Associations Affected by Hurricane Sally to Close

News Release 2020-120 | September 14, 2020 Share This Page: WASHINGTON — The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) today issued a proclamation allowing national banks, federal savings associations, and federal branches and agencies of foreign banks to close offices affected by Hurricane Sally at their discretion. In issuing the proclamation, the OCC expects […]

OCC Allows National Banks and Federal Savings Associations Affected by Oregon and Washington Wildfires to Close

News Release 2020-119 | September 11, 2020 Share This Page: WASHINGTON — The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) today issued a proclamation allowing national banks, federal savings associations, and federal branches and agencies of foreign banks to close offices affected by wildfires in Oregon and Washington at their discretion. In issuing the proclamation, […]