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Arkansas State Bank Department

The mission of ASBD is to maintain a legal and regulatory structure for Arkansas's financial industry. This structure provides the public with convenient, safe and competitive banking, which fosters economic development within this State. Our mission is accomplished through efficient allocation of available human and other resources existing in our Examination, Information Technology and Administrative Services Divisions.

Regular Meeting of the State Banking Board, October 15, 2020

Sep 10th, 2020


Notice is hereby given that a Regular Meeting of the State Banking Board is scheduled for Thursday, October 15, 2020.  The meeting will be held virtually at 10:00 am.  For more information please contact the Arkansas State Bank Department at (501) 324-9019.

The Board will hear the following items of business:

  1. An application by Premier Bank of Arkansas, Marion, Crittenden County, Arkansas to relocate its main office to Jonesboro, Craighead County, Arkansas
  1. Any other business, which may properly be brought before the Board.


SIGNED THIS 8th day of September 2020.


                                                                                          Candace A. Franks

                                                                                          Bank Commissioner


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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 75 banks hold assets of over $123.0 billion as of June 30, 2020. 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.

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