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2014-02-19 16:22:50

WASHINGTON, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency will host two workshops in Richmond, Va., at the Omni Richmond Hotel, March 25-26, for directors of national community banks and federal savings associations. The "Compliance Risk" and "Credit Risk: A Director's Focus" workshops are designed exclusively for directors of institutions supervised by the OCC. The compliance risk workshop focuses on major compliance risks and consumer...

2009-01-26 03:00:00

LONDON, January 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Level Four, the leading provider of open standards-based ATM software, with Innovation Systems, its business partner in Kuwait, today announced that National Bank of Kuwait, one of the largest banks in the region, has gone live with ATM Developer to deliver greater automation across its network of over 180 ATMs. With ATM Developer, National Bank of Kuwait can maximise the potential of the ATM by quickly introducing innovative ATM services to its...

2009-01-22 08:05:50

At least 30 U.S. banks since 2000 have sidestepped federal directives by switching to state supervision, a Washington Post study found. Over the past eight years 240 banks have chosen to make the switch from federal oversight to state charters. Of those 240, it is difficult to assess how many anticipated federal action they wanted to avoid, the Post reported Thursday. The various standards between federal regulations and the 50 different state systems creates what former Federal Reserve...

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This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.