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The California Bankers Association has provided the following resources for disaster planning and business resumption:
As of January 1, 2018, the California Bankers Association (CBA) and Western Independent Bankers (WIB) have merged and are now the Western Bankers Association (WBA).
Last week, House Republican leaders unveiled a draft of sweeping tax reform legislation — the first major overhaul of the tax code in more than three decades. Today, the House Ways and Means Committee is expected to begin a multi-day markup of this landmark legislation. Some of the major provisions of the bill include:
Rod Brown Sacramento Bee Opinion Editorial: Trump is right to order review of the impact of banking regulations
CBA President and CEO Rodney Brown says White House is right to seek regulatory balance by reviewing the impact of banking regulations.
CBA President and CEO, Simone Lagomarsino, discusses Operation Choke Point, and the regulatory requirements that force bankers to spend much of their time and money intrusively policing their own customers in an Orange County Register editorial.
CBA President & CEO Simone Lagomarsino authored an oped the appeared in this weekend’s East Bay Times, calling for Congress to act on a tailored approach to the current regulatory system.
Simone Lagomarsino Oped: Bank regulation reform bills offer sensible solutions to promote economic growth
CBA President & CEO Simone Lagomarsino discusses the need for regulatory reform to promote economic growth in an Orange County Register oped.
Our hearts go out to everyone who has been impacted by the devastating natural disasters affecting California. We recognize that the immediate focus of our colleagues and friends in these regions is on ensuring the safety of their family and loved ones.
We also have made available the latest incident information below. Please contact us and let us know if there is any way we can be of assistance.
California Department of Business Oversight Declares Extraordinary Situation in Counties Affected by Wildfires
Governor Jerry Brown has proclaimed a state of emergency in the following counties due to the effects of the California wildfires which has damaged structures and infrastructure, threatened homes, and caused the evacuation of residents.
Consequently, Commissioner of Business Oversight Jan Lynn Owen has determined that an extraordinary situation exists in the counties and has issued a proclamation authorizing state-chartered banks to close any or all of their offices in affected areas until the Commissioner determines the extraordinary condition has ended.
The CBA has partnered with the Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center (FSISAC) and the American Bankers Association to provide the 2017 Incident Response Playbook, which delivers guidance to banks in California on actions to consider taking before a cybersecurity incident as well as needs and information-sharing protocols in response to and during recovery from a cybersecurity incident as well as recommendations for actions to take following a cybersecurity incident.