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OCC Appoints Taft to Oversee Credit Risk
April 1, 2015 The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency appointed Richard Taft to be its next deputy comptroller for credit risk.
Sun Bancorp in N.J. Plans to Jettison 10 Branches
March 31, 2015 Sun Bancorp in Mount Laurel, N.J., has decided to sell another branch and consolidate nine others as part of the ongoing...
CFPB Seeks Fine Against Debt Collector Firm for Improper Tactics
March 30, 2015 The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued an enforcement action against a debt collection agency that allegedly...
First West Virginia Bancorp Removes Interim from Chief's Title
March 27, 2015 First West Virginia Bancorp in Wheeling has removed the interim tag from William Petroplus' title as president and chief...
Bank Leumi Launches U.S. Tech Unit for Israeli Companies
March 26, 2015 Bank Leumi has created a new unit to serve Israeli technology companies that conduct business in the United States.
First National Community in Pa. Freed from Consent Order
March 26, 2015 The $969 million-asset company said in a press release Thursday that the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency had lifted...
Poage in Ky. Names Business Lawyer to Board
March 24, 2015 Poage Bankshares in Ashland, Ky., has named Daniel King 3rd as its chairman.
Cathay in L.A. Names President, COO
March 23, 2015 Cathay General Bancorp in Los Angeles has given some executives important additional duties.
Zions Taps SunTrust Treasurer to Replace Retiring Chief Financial Officer
March 20, 2015 Zions Bancorp. in Salt Lake City has hired a SunTrust Banks executive to replace Doyle Arnold, who is retiring in May as chief...
First Defiance in Ohio Completes Tarp Exit
March 17, 2015 First Defiance Financial in Defiance, Ohio, has completed its exit from the Troubled Asset Relief Program after buying an...
First Bancorp in Puerto Rico Adjusts Earnings to Reflect DTA Reversal
March 13, 2015 First Bancorp in Puerto Rico revised its fourth-quarter earnings to reflect an adjustment tied to a reversal in its...
First Republic in California to Raise $200M
March 13, 2015 First Republic Bank in San Francisco is planning to raise more than $200 million in a public offering.
Hencorp to Pay $3.8M for Fraudulent Ex-Im Bank Claims
March 12, 2015 Hencorp Becstone Capital in Miami has agreed to pay $3.8 million to settle allegations that it provided inaccurate statements...
Northern Trust Names Ex-McDonald's Chief Thompson to Board
March 10, 2015 Northern Trust in Chicago has appointed Donald Thompson, the recently ousted president and chief executive of McDonald's, to...
Fauquier Bankshares Chief Sets Retirement Schedule
March 9, 2015 Fauquier Bankshares in Warrenton, Va., has begun a search to find its next president and chief executive.
Banc of California Gets Big Boost from Branch Deal
March 6, 2015 Banc of California in Irvine got a shot in the arm from its acquisition of 20 Popular Community Bank branches in the fourth...
KeyCorp Hires Ex-Citi Exec to Expand Mortgage Business
March 4, 2015 KeyCorp has named Mark Danahy president of its mortgage operations. Danahy had been managing director of Citigroup's U.S....
California Considers Bill Setting Virtual Currency Guidelines
March 3, 2015 California assemblyman Matt Dababneh, D-Encino, has proposed AB 1326, a bill that provides guidelines for any individual or...
Cambridge in Mass. Hires Independent Bank Executive as New Chief
March 3, 2015 Cambridge Bancorp in Massachusetts will soon have a new president and chief executive.
Howard Bancorp to Buy Patapsco in Md., Raise $25M
March 3, 2015 The $691 million-asset Howard will pay $10.1 million, or $5.09 a share, in cash and stock for the $226 million-asset Patapsco.