OCC to allow branch closures in areas hit by wildfires


The agency said national banks could close offices “at their discretion” as a safety precaution if they are affected by fires in California and Colorado.


Online lenders reach landmark settlement with Colorado


Under the agreement, fintechs and their bank partners will have a safe legal harbor to offer loans, as long as their interest rates do not exceed 36% and they meet various other standards.


National Bank in Colorado joins growing list of banks closing branches


The company said its plan to shutter 12 locations reflects "increased client usage of online and mobile banking and a commitment to improve digital banking technology."


Banks that can't ride the M&A wave


A fifth of U.S. banks may lack the stock multiples it takes to pursue acquisitions, so they're looking for other ways to improve results and deploy capital.


State regulator in Colorado blocks credit union's bank purchase


The Colorado Banking Board may be the first regulator to ever block a credit union-bank merger.


Credit union to buy Colorado branches from Liberty Savings


Blue Federal Credit Union in Wyoming will also gain about $100 million in deposits.


Colorado banking group asks state regulator to halt credit union-bank deal


The Colorado Bankers Association claims that state law bars Elevations Credit Union from buying Cache Bank & Trust.


Texas Capital, Independent Bank to combine in $3 billion merger


The deal will create a bank with nearly $50 billion in assets.


BayCom adding Colorado branches with Grand Mountain purchase


The California company agreed to pay $14 million in cash for a bank with $131 million in assets.


Elevations Credit Union plans to buy Colorado bank


The pending sale of Cache Bank & Trust would be the first credit union-bank deal in the state.