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1997 News Releases

12/23/1997  NR 1997-115,OCC Approves Rule On Bank Capital For Market Risk
12/22/1997  NR 1997-114,Derivatives Volume Grows to $25 Trillion in 3rd Quarter; Quarterly Derivatives Revenue is Record $2.5 Billion
12/19/1997  NR 1997-113,OCC Release CRA Evaluations For 60 National Banks
12/16/1997  NR 1997-112,OCC National Credit Underwriting Survey Finds Commercial Loan Standards Eased, Retail Loan Standards Mixed
12/12/1997  NR 1997-111,Remarks by Eugene A. Ludwig, Comptroller of the Currency before the FFIEC Conference on Regulatory Capital Washington, DC
12/11/1997  NR 1997-110,OCC Approves Zions Application to Underwrite Municipal Revenue Bonds
12/16/1997  NR 1997-109,1997 National Underwriting Survey Results Will Be Released by OCC
12/09/1997  NR 1997-108,OCC Names Amy Friend Assistant Chief Counsel
12/04/1997  NR 1997-107,Comptroller Applauds States that Permit Competition in Financial Services
12/03/1997  NR 1997-106,New OCC Assessment Schedule Lowers Charges, Continues Effort to Rationalize Fees for National Banks
12/03/1997  NR 1997-105,OCC Announces Six New Enforcement Actions And One Termination
12/02/1997  NR 1997-104,OCC Issues First Quarter 1998 CRA Examination Schedule
11/21/1997  NR 1997-103,OCC Release CRA Evaluations For 52 National Banks
11/20/1997  NR 1997-102,OCC Announces Director of Special Studies Division
01/12/1997  NR 1997-101,OCC Issues First Handbook for Banks Engaging in Asset Securitization
11/05/1997  NR 1997-100,Remarks by Eugene A. Ludwig, Comptroller of the Currency before the 1997 National Community Development Lending Conference New Orleans, Louisiana
11/04/1997  NR 1997-99,Oral Statement of Eugene A. Ludwig, Comptroller of the Currency before the Committee on Banking U.S. House Of Representatives
10/27/1997  NR 1997-98,Remarks of Eugene A. Ludwig, Comptroller of the Currency for the Opening Ceremonies Neighborhood National Bank San Diego, California
10/23/1997  NR 1997-97,Media Advisory
10/23/1997  NR 1997-96,OCC Announces 13 New Enforcement Actions And five Terminations
10/22/1997  NR 1997-95,OCC Will Hold Hearings; Agency Seeks Fines, Restitution and Prohibition Order from Former Bank Vice President
10/22/1997  NR 1997-94,Remarks by Eugene A. Ludwig, Comptroller of the Currency before the Neighborhood Housing Services of New York City
10/20/1997  NR 1997-93,The OCC Continues Drive to Rationalize and Reduce Fees; Temporary Rules Expected to Save National Banks $10 Million Made Permanent
10/16/1997  NR 1997-92,OCC Release CRA Evaluations For 58 National Banks
10/09/1997  NR 1997-91,Remarks by Eugene A. Ludwig Comptroller of the Currency before the American Enterprise Institute
10/08/1997  NR 1997-90,Oral Statement of Eugene A. Ludwig Comptroller of the Currency Before the Subcommittee on Financial Institutions And Consumer Credit Of the Committee on Banking and Financial Services of the U. S. House of Representatives
10/05/1997  NR 1997-89,Regulator Cautions Banks About Loan Standards
10/02/1997  NR 1997-88,OCC Announces New Director for Press Relations
09/25/1997  NR 1997-87,Remarks by Eugene A. Ludwig Comptroller of the Currency before the Risk Management Planning Seminar Washington, D.C
09/22/1997  NR 1997-86,Derivatives Volume Continues To Increase But Trading Revenue Declines
09/18/1997  NR 1997-85,OCC Releases Review of Large Bank CRA Ratings and Public Evaluations For 63 National Banks
09/18/1997  NR 1997-84,New Publication Explores Financial Access for the Nonbanked
09/11/1997  NR 1997-83,OCC Announces Eight New Enforcement Actions
09/03/1997  NR 1997-82,OCC Issues Fourth Quarter 1997 CRA Examination Schedule
08/26/1997  NR 1997-81,OCC Releases CRA Evaluations For 82 National Banks
08/21/1997  NR 1997-80,OCC Announces Seven New Enforcement Actions and Five Termination
08/06/1997  NR 1997-79,OCC Asks National Banks to Perform Quarterly Review of Loan Loss Reserves
08/05/1997  NR 1997-78,Remarks of Eugene A. Ludwig, Comptroller of the Currency before the National Urban League Washington, D.C.
07/30/1997  NR 1997-77,Testimony Of Eugene A. Ludwig, Comptroller of the Currency Before the Subcommittee on Financial Services and Technology of the Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs of the United States Senate
07/29/1997  NR 1997-76,Testimony Of Eugene A. Ludwig, Comptroller of the Currency before the Committee on Banking and Financial Services of the U.S. House of Representatives
07/24/1997  NR 1997-75,Remarks of Eugene A. Ludwig, Comptroller of the Currency before Banking in Indian Country--Expanding the Horizons A Joint Conference of the U.S. Department of Justice and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
07/24/1997  NR 1997-74,OCC Publishes Guide to Mortgage Lending in Indian Country
07/23/1997  NR 1997-73,Comptroller Ludwig and Attorney General Reno Will Address Conference on Banking in Indian Country: Expanding the Horizons
07/23/1997  NR 1997-72,OCC Issues Guidance on Affordable Mortgage Portfolios
07/23/1997  NR 1997-71,Remarks by Eugene A. Ludwig, Comptroller of the Currency before the Affordable Housing Symposium
07/21/1997  NR 1997-70,OCC Study Finds Education Critical for Banks to Effectively Serve Native American Communities
07/21/1997  NR 1997-69,OCC Sponsors Affordable Housing Symposium
07/17/1997  NR 1997-68,Testimony Of Eugene A. Ludwig, Comptroller of the Currency before the Subcommittee on Finance and Hazardous Materials of the U.S. House of Representatives
07/16/1997  NR 1997-67,OCC Announces Seven New Enforcement Actions and One Termination
07/15/1997  NR 1997-66,OCC Releases CRA Evaluations For 57 National Banks
07/15/1997  NR 1997-65,Remarks by Eugene A. Ludwig, Comptroller of the Currency before the Director's Roundtable San Francisco, California
07/10/1997  NR 1997-64,Consumer Electronic Payments Task Force Schedules Second Public Meeting
07/01/1997  NR 1997-63,Derivatives Volume Rises to $22 Trillion; Record Trading Revenues of $2.4 Billion During 1st Quarter
07/01/1997  NR 1997-62,OCC Announces Four New Enforcement Actions
06/24/1997  NR 1997-61,Letters from the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency's Senior Deputy Comptroller for Bank Supervision Policy, Emory W. Rushton...
06/18/1997  NR 1997-60,Comptroller Eugene Ludwig To Address National Conference on Banking in Indian Country
06/16/1997  NR 1997-59,OCC Releases CRA Evaluations For 90 National Banks
06/12/1997  NR 1997-58,Remarks by Eugene A. Ludwig Comptroller of the Currency at Ribbon-cutting Ceremony Mill Creek, Cleveland, OH
06/05/1997  NR 1997-57,Remarks by Eugene A. Ludwig Comptroller of the Currency Before the Banking on Minority Business Forum
06/05/1997  NR 1997-56,OCC Hosts "Banking on Minority Business" Forums
06/05/1997  NR 1997-55,Consumer Electronic Payments Task Force Schedules First Public Meeting
06/04/1997  NR 1997-54,Comptroller Ludwig Cites Importance of Managing Interest Rate Risk; OCC Issues New Interest Rate Risk Handbook
06/03/1997  NR 1997-53,Statement by Eugene A. Ludwig Comptroller of the Currency on the Department of the Treasury's Financial Modernization
06/03/1997  NR 1997-52,OCC Issues Third Quarter 1997 CRA Examination Schedule
06/02/1997  NR 1997-51,OCC Names New Community Relations Director
05/29/1997  NR 1997-50,"Federal Low-income Housing Tax Credits: A Profitable Affordable Housing Opportunity for Banks" OCC Videotape and Workbook Set
05/23/1997  NR 1997-49,Remarks by Eugene A. Ludwig, Comptroller of the Currency Before California Bankers Association La Quinta, California
05/22/1997  NR 1997-48,Testimony of Eugene A. Ludwig, Comptroller of the Currency before the Committee on Banking and Financial Services of the U.S. House Of Representatives
05/20/1997  NR 1997-47,OCC Announces Nine New Enforcement Actions and One Termination
05/20/1997  NR 1997-46,OCC Alerts Banks to Potential Benefits and Risks of Credit Scoring Models
05/15/1997  NR 1997-45,OCC Study Finds No Safety Net Subsidy for Banks
05/15/1997  NR 1997-44,OCC Releases CRA Evaluations For 72 National Banks
05/14/1997  NR 1997-43,OCC Announces New Senior Managers
05/01/1997  NR 1997-42,Oral Statement Of Eugene A. Ludwig, Comptroller of the Currency Before the Subcommittee on Financial Institutions And Regulatory Relief of the Senate Banking, Housing And Urban Affairs Committee
04/28/1997  NR 1997-41,OCC Announces Seven New Enforcement Actions And One Termination
04/23/1997  NR 1997-40,Federal Banking Regulators Issue Guidance On Sales of 100 Percent Loan Participations
04/18/1997  NR 1997-39,New Senior Appointment and Other Changes At the OCC
04/16/1997  NR 1997-38,Comptroller Fines Former Texas Bank Chairman $250,000 For Repeatedly Breaching His Fiduciary Duty
04/15/1997  NR 1997-37,OCC Releases CRA Evaluations For 127 National Banks
04/02/1997  NR 1997-36,OCC's New Guide for Bank Directors Focusses On Their Expanded Responsibilities
03/26/1997  NR 1997-35,Banking Powers & Structure: Affiliates vs. Subsidiaries Remarks by Julie L. Williams, Chief Counsel Office of the Comptroller of the Currency before the American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research Washington, D.C
03/24/1997  NR 1997-34,Study Finds U.S. Restrictions on Bank Activities Out of Step With Other Leading Economic Powers
03/22/1997  NR 1997-33,Remarks by Eugene A. Ludwig, before the Independent Bankers Association of America
03/20/1997  NR 1997-32,OCC Reports Steady Rise In Derivatives Activity During 1996 To Record $20 Trillion
03/19/1997  NR 1997-31,Consumer Electronic Payments Task Force Announces Action Plan and Mission Statement
03/18/1997  NR 1997-30,OCC Outlines Measures to Assist Flood Stricken Areas
03/17/1997  NR 1997-29,Common CAMELS Questions Answered
03/14/1997  NR 1997-28,Comptroller Forms National Access Committee
03/13/1997  NR 1997-27,OCC Releases CRA Evaluations For 55 National Banks
03/13/1997  NR 1997-26,OCC Announces Seven New Enforcement Actions And Two Terminations
03/13/1997  NR 1997-25,Remarks by Eugene A. Ludwig, Comptroller of the Currency before New York State Bankers Association Annual Financial Services Forum, Washington, D.C.
03/07/1997  NR 1997-24,Sales Practices For Government Securities Adopted
03/06/1997  NR 1997-23,OCC Publishes Report on National Bank Appeals Process
03/05/1997  NR 1997-22,OCC Issues Second Quarter 1997 CRA Examination Schedule
03/05/1997  NR 1997-21,Testimony of Eugene A. Ludwig, Comptroller of the Currency before the Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Securities and Government Sponsored Enterprises of the Committee on Banking and Financial Services of the U.S. House of Representatives
02/27/1997  NR 1997-20,Remarks by Eugene A. Ludwig, Comptroller of the Currency Before the National Council for Urban Economic Development, Washington, DC
02/21/1997  NR 1997-19,OCC'S Public Reference Room Relocates
02/20/1997  NR 1997-18,OCC Goes Online With Community/Consumer Database
02/14/1997  NR 1997-17,OCC Announces Six New Enforcement Actions And Two Terminations
02/13/1997  NR 1997-16,OCC Releases CRA Evaluations For 102 National Banks
02/13/1997  NR 1997-15,Testimony of Eugene A. Ludwig, Comptroller of the Currency before the Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit of the Committee on Banking and Financial Services of the U.S. House of Representatives
01/31/1997  NR 1997-14,OCC Web Site Lists Persons Banned From Banking
01/31/1997  NR 1997-13,OCC Adopts Standards for Developing Regulations
01/30/1997  NR 1997-12,Interagency Corporate Forms Available
01/27/1997  NR 1997-11,Note to Editor
01/24/1997  NR 1997-10,OCC Receives 1997 Hammer Award
01/23/1997  NR 1997-9,OCC Announces Eleven New Enforcement Actions
01/23/1997  NR 1997-8,Revised OCC Derivatives Handbook Focuses On Strong Risk Management and Emphasizes Importance of Internal Controls
01/22/1997  NR 1997-7,New OCC Pamphlet Spotlights CRA Performance
01/21/1997  NR 1997-6,OCC Adds 300 National Banks to 18-Month Exam Cycle
01/21/1997  NR 1997-5,Federal Bank Regulators Extend 18-Month Exam Cycle to Banks and Thrifts with $250 Million in Assets
01/16/1997  NR 1997-4,Remarks by Eugene A. Ludwig, Comptroller of the Currency Before the Massachusetts Housing Investment Corporation Boston, Massachusetts
01/15/1997  NR 1997-3,OCC Releases CRA Evaluations For 76 National Banks
01/13/1997  NR 1997-2,OCC Outline Measures to Assist Western and Midwestern States
01/09/1997  NR 1997-1,OCC Publishes Revised Community Development Reference Booklet