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A Podcast with the FDIC CHairman

CSBS President and CEO John Ryan sits down with FDIC Chairman Jelena McWilliams to talk the future of community banking.

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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.


Press Room
The CSBS Chairman talks about the importance of community bank research
Oct 1, 2019
A new series of CSBS papers will describe the various business segments within the nonbank industry, explain how they are currently licensed and supervised by state financial regulators, and discuss issues affecting regulatory changes going forward
Feb 13, 2020
Blog post
The CSBS Education Foundation is awarding graduate school of banking scholarships to three outstanding state regulators who have demonstrated excellence in their careers.
Jan 27, 2020
Data Tools
A new map displaying details on Consumer Finance Laws across the 50 states.
Feb 12, 2020
Feb 25 - Feb 27
Indianapolis, Indiana
Mar 2 - Apr 3
At your computer
Mar 2 - Apr 3
At your computer
Mar 9 - Mar 13
Salt Lake City, Utah

Recent Updates

CSBS formally requests the FDIC and OCC to extend the deadline for comment period on the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Community Reinvestment Act Regulations.
Jan 9, 2020
The Power and Potential of the State Examination System, the State Examination System Launches Nation-wide, and a Podcast on the Revolution in Supervision of Fintechs & Nonbanks
Feb 20, 2020
Press Room
At the NMLS annual conference, SRR Chairman John Ducrest announced the nationwide expansion of the new State Examination System
Feb 19, 2020
CSBS comments on the FDIC's proposed rulemaking in regard to permissible interest races on transferred loans.
Jan 21, 2020
What does a "networked system of supervision" look like for nonbanks? What is the vision for a fully tech-enabled world of compliance? What is a day going to look like in the life of an examiner?
Feb 19, 2020
Press Room
San Francisco – The Conference of State Bank Supervisors (CSBS) today announced the nationwide roll out of the State Examination System (SES), the first nationwide platform to bring state regulators and
Feb 19, 2020