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Press Releases

  • May 9, 2017: Commissioner Approves First De Novo Bank Since 2009: The Bank of Austin, Austin, Texas
  • April 19, 2017: Consumer Alert - Notice to Purchasers of Preneed Funeral Merchandise Sold By Apple Casket and Memorial Monuments
  • April 11, 2017: Banking Commissioner Issues Consent Order Relating to VendEngine, Inc., d/b/a 

Previous Press Releases


Industry Notices

  • May 8, 2017: Free Financial Education Webinar: Texas Financial Education Endowment (TFEE)
  • March 23, 2017: Free Financial Education Webinar: Guidance on Various Filings for MSBs
  • February 13, 2017: Free Financial Education Webinar: Money Smart Week Texas

Previous Industry Notices



  • February 28, 2017: Commissioner provides testimony to House Investments and Financial Services.
  • 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.

Previous Testimony

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