Washington, D.C. – The Conference of State Bank Supervisors (CSBS) announced the election of Montana Commissioner of Banking and Financial Institutions Melanie Hall as the new chair of the CSBS Board of Directors. CSBS also elected...
Self-Assessment Tool for Mitigating the Risks of Ransomware
Oct 19th, 2020
October 19, 2020
To: Chief Executive Officer
Subject: Self-Assessment Tool for Mitigating the Risks of Ransomware
Ransomware has become the top cybersecurity threat today and incidents are in the news almost...
Interagency Guidance - Effect of COVID-19 Pandemic on Institutions
Jun 24th, 2020
DATE: June 23, 2020
TO: Chief Executive Officer
FROM: Candace Franks, Bank Commissioner
SUBJECT: Interagency Guidance – Effect of COVID -19 Pandemic on Institutions
Consumer Guide on Mortgage Relief Options
May 18th, 2020
On May 15, 2020, the Conference of State Bank Supervisors (CSBS) and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (Bureau) released a Consumer Relief Guide with borrowers’ rights to mortgage payment forbearance and foreclosure protection under the federal...
The Great Seal of Arkansas
The State Bank Department was created by Act 113 of 1913. The Department is charged with regulating commercial banks with main offices in Arkansas. These 73 banks hold assets of over $132.4 billion as of June 30, 2021. The Department also is charged with supervising the bank holding companies of Arkansas state-chartered banks; state-chartered trust companies; regional and county industrial development corporations; industrial loan institutions; and capital development companies. The Department operates to ensure the safety and soundness of, and public confidence in, these institutions and organizations.