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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.


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
Jun 4, 2019
Press Room
As the new chairman of CSBS, South Dakota's Bret Afdahl urged state regulators to "push outside our comfort zone to become a stronger state system"
May 22, 2019
Press Room
Charlotte Corley, who chaired CSBS during 2018-19, delivers her outgoing message to state regulators at their annual meeting
May 21, 2019
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
Jul 22 - Jul 24
Chicago, Illinois
Jul 24 - Jul 26
Chicago, Illinois
Aug 13 - Aug 15
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Aug 19 - Aug 21
Salt Lake City, Utah

Recent Updates

North Dakota Lise Kruse talks appraisal waivers, Washington's Charlie Clark talks the importance of state regulation in fintech. Stay cool out there. It's a hot one.
Jul 19, 2019
Press Room
As the primary supervisors of nondepository financial companies, including fintech, state regulators are very aware that the speed of change due to fast-moving technology means we must advance with it.
Jul 19, 2019
Blog post
North Dakota Commissioner for the Department of Financial Institutions Lise Kruse explains the importance of the appraisal waiver granted to North Dakota and next steps.
Jul 19, 2019
Lise Kruse testifies for before the Appraisal Subcommittee regarding a temporary waiver for appraisers in North Dakota
Jul 18, 2019
A state focus on Vermont, a new podcast on remaining cyber-secure, and more.
Jul 12, 2019
As technology has advanced, supervision has become more complex. Examiners need to know about a whole host of new products, how technology is impacting those products, and how cyber threats are challenging their institutions.
Jul 12, 2019