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Vision 2020

Learn how state regulators are modernizing the regulatory system for fintechs and other non-banks.

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What is the Conference of State
Bank Supervisors?


The Conference of State Bank Supervisors is the nationwide organization of financial regulators from all 50 U.S. states, the District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

For more than a century, CSBS has given state supervisors a national forum to coordinate supervision and develop policy. CSBS also represents its members before federal policymakers and regulators, provides training, and manages the Nationwide Multistate Licensing System.


Risks Report
A CURRENT REVIEW OF APPRAISER SHORTAGES IN RURAL COMMUNITIES & APPRAISAL STANDARDS  State and federal bank regulatory agencies continue to evaluate the perceived shortage of state certified and licensed appr
Sep 6, 2018
Despite the rarity of waiver applications, state regulators believe that limited availability of qualified appraisers in numerous markets is impacting the ability of many banks to fulfill the credit needs of the communities they serve.
Apr 10, 2018
Vision 2020 contains several CSBS and state initiatives to modernize nonbank regulation. What has been done to date, and what should you expect next?
Aug 2, 2018
Digital Media
Vision 2020 is a state regulator initiative to modernize the regulation of fintech companies and other non-depositories. The goal: an integrated, 50-state system of licensing and supervision.
Jan 8, 2018

Recent Updates

Blog post
The FDIC joins the Federal Reserve and CSBS in cosponsoring the annual conference, now in its sixth year
Sep 19, 2018
Blog post
CSBS report points to a retiring workforce of appraisers as well as limited waiver options for affected communities
Sep 6, 2018
Press Room
By Charlotte Corley Chairman, CSBS Commissioner, Mississippi Department of Banking and Consumer Finance  
Aug 17, 2018
A current proposal by Congress threatens to upend the supervision of community banks, increasing costs of doing business and harming the dual-banking system.
Aug 1, 2018
Press Room
The FFIEC -- Federal Reserve, FDIC, OCC, NCUA and CSBS -- are providing expectations and tools on how banks affected by Hurricane Florence should perform
Sep 14, 2018
Press Room
The bills would preempt state regulations regarding data breach notifications and impose a new fee on state-chartered banks
Sep 12, 2018