Modernizing the Community Reinvestment Act: New Proposed Regulations
New CRA Approaches to Online and Mobile Banking, Data Collection, Bank Size, and Capability
Recording of a 90-minute premium CLE video webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will examine a new joint proposal by the federal banking agencies to modernize the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) regulations. The panel will discuss how the rise of mobile and online banking would be addressed in the new regs, how compliance obligations might vary depending on bank size and location, and steps bank and non-bank lenders should take in anticipation of the proposed changes to the CRA.
- Community Reinvestment Act: current regulatory framework and why it is outdated
- Key aspects of the joint proposal
- Adapts to changes in the banking industry, including expanded mobile and online banking
- Provides greater clarity and consistency in the application of the CRA regulations
- Performance standards differ depending on bank size, business models, and local conditions
- Data collection and reporting requirements and use of existing data
- Transparency and public engagement
- CRA and fair lending responsibilities are mutually reinforcing
- Creates a consistent regulatory approach that applies to banks regulated by all three agencies
- Actions banking institutions should take now
The panel will review these and other issues:
- In what respects has the CRA become outdated, given the changes in the delivery of banking services?
- How can mobile and online banking be used to satisfy a bank's CRA performance obligations?
- In what respects do performance standards differ for more extensive and smaller financial institutions under the new regs?
- What actions should banks take now to ensure that their data collection and reporting practices comply with the new CRA regs?
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