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Press Releases

  • June 7, 2019: Commissioner Issues Consent Order Prohibiting Further Participation and Imposing a Penalty Relating to Catana Gray
  • May 31, 2019: Texas Department of Banking Closes The Enloe State Bank
  • May 23, 2019: Texas Banking Commissioner Issues Consent Order Relating to Eagle Smart Solutions, LLC

Previous Press Releases


Industry Notices

  • May 16, 2018: BSA Customer Due Diligence Requirements for Financial Institutions Now in Effect
  • March 26, 2018: Preparing for the Implementation of the Current Expected Credit Losses (CECL) Methodology
  • December 4, 2017: Business E-mail Compromise Workshop Presented by the FBI, U.S. Secret Service, MS-ISAC, REN-ISAC, R-CISC, and Symantec

Previous Industry Notices



  • February 14, 2019: Commissioner provide testimony to House Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Committee
  • April 24, 2018: Commissioner and Deputy Commissioner provide testimony to House Investments and Financial Services.
  • January 31, 2018: Commissioner provides testimony to House Investments and Financial Services

Previous Testimony