Joseph Otting

OCC’s Otting punches back at critics of CRA plan


The comptroller of the currency stood firm in defense of his agency's proposal, saying skeptics of various parts of the draft framework do not have their facts straight.


Waters urges regulators to ensure integrity of CRA public comments


The House Financial Services Committee chair asked two regulatory agencies about what steps they've taken to prevent fabricated comment letters as they invite the public to weigh in on Community Reinvestment Act changes.


Regulators aren't only ones at odds over CRA reform


As the regulatory agencies have struggled to reach a consensus, a proposal championed by Office of the Comptroller of the Currency has divided lawmakers and been assailed by community groups.


CRA plan could be breakthrough for credit-starved tribes


Native American leaders are cheering the proposal, which would give banks Community Reinvestment Act credit for making loans made on reservations, even if the lands sit far outside their assessment areas.


House banking panel to hold two hearings this month on CRA reform plan


House Financial Services Committee Chairwoman Maxine Waters announced she will hold two hearings in January to examine a proposal to overhaul the Community Reinvestment Act.


What's the Fed's next move on CRA reform?


After declining to support the proposal drafted by the OCC and FDIC, the Federal Reserve could issue its own framework or just keep the current CRA regime.


OCC files appeal in fintech charter case


In October, U.S. District Judge Victor Marrero ruled against the OCC in a case brought by the New York State Department of Financial Services.


Fed has to pitch in on CRA makeover


The OCC and FDIC have moved in the right direction by proposing reforms to the Community Reinvestment Act. Now it’s time for the Federal Reserve to join.


Senate Democrats demand OCC's Otting testify on CRA


The lawmakers sent a letter to the comptroller of the currency requesting his appearance before the Senate Banking Committee after he was unable to attend a hearing last week.


A Community Reinvestment Act that works for everyone


Comptroller of the Currency Joseph Otting explains why his agency and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. have moved forward with a proposal to change the 42-year-old CRA.