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Community Bank Sentiment

CSBS is now collecting survey responses from community bankers for the third Community Bank Sentiment Index.

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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.


Blog post
The initial Community Bank Sentiment Index results show community banks are optimistic about the future.
Sep 3, 2019
Press Room
The CSBS Chairman talks about the importance of community bank research
Oct 1, 2019
Risks Report
Brick and mortar consumer spending is keeping pace with e-commerce. Real estate lending to retail is expanding.
Aug 13, 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
Jun 4, 2019
Jan 7 - Jan 9
San Diego, California
Jan 15
San Francisco, California
Feb 18 - Feb 21
San Francisco, California
Mar 2 - Apr 3
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Recent Updates

We're back from Turkey Day, and the Case Study Competition deadline is approaching!
Dec 6, 2019
CSBS is requesting comment on a Model Money Services Businesses Law for states.
Oct 1, 2019
Blog post
The case study competition deadline is extended!
Dec 4, 2019
Press Room
Prepared Remarks for Jelena McWilliamsFederal Deposit Insurance Corporation Chairman2019 Federal Reserve-CSBS-FDIC Community Bank Research Conference
Oct 1, 2019
Press Room
Banks are no longer required to file suspicious activity reports (SAR) for customers solely because they are engaged in the growth or cultivation of hemp
Dec 3, 2019
AARMR & CSBS Present:
Nov 27, 2019