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Arkansas State Bank Department

The mission of ASBD is to maintain a legal and regulatory structure for Arkansas's financial industry. This structure provides the public with convenient, safe and competitive banking, which fosters economic development within this State. Our mission is accomplished through efficient allocation of available human and other resources existing in our Examination, Information Technology and Administrative Services Divisions.

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Special meeting of the State Banking Board
May 21st, 2019

N O T I C E

Notice is hereby given that a Special Meeting of the State Banking Board is scheduled for Thursday, June 27, 2019.  The meeting will be held at 10:00 a.m. in the...

Roby Brock Interview with Commissioner Franks
Apr 13th, 2019

Candace Franks leads State Bank Department through a new era of growth and change

by Roby Brock (roby@talkbusiness.net)  April 13, 2019

Notice of Cancellation
Mar 26th, 2019

 

NOTICE OF CANCELLATION

Notice is hereby given that the Regular Meeting of the State Banking Board scheduled for Thursday, April 18, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. in the Conference Room of the State Bank Department,...

Special Meeting of the State Banking Board
Mar 26th, 2019

N O T I C E

Notice is hereby given that a Special Meeting of the State Banking Board is scheduled for Thursday, May 2, 2019.  The meeting will be held at 10:00 a.m. in the...

London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR)
Mar 20th, 2019

DATE:       March 20, 2019

TO:            Chief Executive Officer of the Institution Addressed

FROM:       Candace Franks, Bank Commissioner

SUBJECT: London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR)

 

As you may recall, in my comments provided at the 2018 Day...

Special Meeting of the State Banking Board
Jan 15th, 2019

NOTICE

Notice is hereby given that a Special Meeting of the State Banking Board is scheduled for Thursday, February 28, 2019.  The meeting will be held at 10:00 a.m. in the conference room of the Arkansas...

Press Release - Federal Government Shutdown
Jan 15th, 2019

Regulators Encourage Institutions to Work with Borrowers Affected by Government Shutdown

Five federal financial institutions regulators and state regulators encourage financial institutions to work with consumers affected by the federal government shutdown.

 https://www.fdic.gov/news/news/press/2019/pr19002.html

Notice of Cancellation
Jan 7th, 2019

            Notice is hereby given that the Regular Meeting of the State Banking Board scheduled for Thursday, January 17, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. in the Conference Room of the State Bank Department,...


The Great Seal of Arkansas

The State Bank Department was created by Act 113 of 1913. The Department is charged with regulating commercial banks with main offices in Arkansas. These 79 banks hold assets of over $100 billion as of December 31, 2018. The Department also is charged with supervising the bank holding companies of Arkansas state-chartered banks; state-chartered trust companies; regional and county industrial development corporations; industrial loan institutions; and capital development companies. The Department operates to ensure the safety and soundness of, and public confidence in, these institutions and organizations.


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