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Press Release 2016

  • February 15, 2017: Banking Commissioner Issues Consent Order Relating to SMART Payment Plan, LLC
  • December 16, 2016: Department Cancels Permit of Allcorn Funeral & Cremation Care, Coleman, Texas, and Seizes Related Prepaid Funeral Contract Records and Funds
  • November 7, 2016: Department of Banking Issues Cease and Desist Order to Foreign Currency Co., LLC and South West Services, LLC

Previous Press Releases


Industry Notices

  • February 13, 2017 –Free Financial Education Webinar: Money Smart Week Texas
  • January 19, 2017 – North Texas Electronic Crimes Task Force – Upcoming Tabletop Exercise
  • January 18, 2017 – Conference of State Bank Supervisors (CSBS) Releases BSA/AML Self-Assessment Tool

Previous Industry Notices



  • June 9, 2016: Commissioner and Director of IT Security Examinations testify on Cybersecurity before the House Committee on Business and Industry.
  • April 28, 2016: Commissioner testifies before the House Committee on State Affairs on the Condition of the Texas State Banking System.
  • April 12, 2016: Commissioner testifies before the House Committee on Investments and Financial Services on interim charges relating to community banks.

Previous Testimony

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