Regulators and Industry Groups
The Georgia Department of Banking and Finance maintains working relationships with other national and state regulatory agencies. In addition, the Department works closely with the various financial institutions' trade and industry organizations to facilitate the legislative and regulatory process. This listing is provided to assist you in contacting other regulatory agencies and trade groups by providing links to various web pages.
A listing of other state banking regulators is provided by the Conference of State Bank Supervisors - see CSBS listing under Trade Organizations. A listing of other state credit union regulators is provided by the National Association of State Credit Union Supervisors - see NASCUS listing under Trade Organizations.
Listing of Federal Regulators and Related Industry Organizations
FEDERAL REGULATORY AGENCIES:
Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council
The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council was established on March 10, 1979, pursuant to Title X of the Financial Institutions Regulatory and Interest Rate Control Act of 1978 (FIRA), Public Law 95-630. The Council is a formal interagency body empowered to prescribe uniform principles, standards, and report forms for the federal examination of financial institutions.
FFIEC Home Page
Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
Southeastern District Office
Marquis One Tower, Suite 600
245 Peachtree Center Avenue, N.E.
Atlanta, GA 30303
(404) 659-8855 or (800) 613-6743
OCC Home Page
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
P.O. Box 4503
Iowa City, Iowa 52244
(855) 411-CFPB (2372)
Español (855) 411-CFPB (2372)
TTY/TDD (855) 729-CFPB (2372)
Or visit the CFPB's website in Espanol - http://www.consumerfinance.gov/es/
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
HUD's mission is to increase homeownership, support community development and increase access to affordable housing free from discrimination.
451 7th Street S.W.
Washington, DC 20410
Telephone: (202) 708-1112 TTY: (202) 708-1455
U.S. Treasury - Office of Foreign Assets Control
The U. S. Secretary of State has designated 30 groups as Foreign Terrorist Organizations, and the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) has added these groups to its list of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons. Information on these entities and a new "brochure" on the Terrorism program is available on the OFAC's home page. The OFAC has asked State regulatory agencies to provide contact information on their Internet sites. This site can be found at: Office of Foreign Assets
Trade Organizations/Other Links
Banking/Credit Union Industry Related:
Office of the State Treasurer (OST)
Links to OST Operating Policies including State of Georgia Depository and Bank Fee Policy and Banking Guidelines.
Georgia Bankers Association
GBA HOME PAGE
Community Bankers Association
CBA Home Page
American Bankers Association
ABA HOME PAGE
Independent Bankers of America Association
IBAA Home Page
Conference of State Bank Supervisors
(Contains addresses and contact information for other state regulatory agencies)
CSBS State Banking Links
Georgia Credit Union Affiliates
GCUA Home Page
Credit Union National Association
Mortgage Industry Related:
American Association of Residential Mortgage Regulators
Mortgage Bankers Association of Georgia
Mortgage Bankers Association
National Association of Professional Mortgage Women
Georgia Real Estate Fraud Prevention and Awareness Coalition, Inc.
Money Services Business-Related:
Money Services Business Association
MSB Compliance, Inc.