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Banking Law

Research guide for banking law

Federal Reserve Banks

A Federal Reserve Bank is a regional bank of the Federal Reserve System, the central banking system of the United States. The banks are jointly responsible for implementing the monetary policy set forth by the Federal Open Market Committee.  Their websites have a wealth of information available.

          1.   Federal Reserve Bank of Boston -

          2.   Federal Reserve Bank of New York -

          3.   Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia -

          4.   Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland -

          5.   Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond -

          6.   Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta -

          7.   Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago -

          8.   Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis -

          9.   Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis -

          10. Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas Cit -

          11. Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas -

          12. Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco -

Association Websites

American Bankers Association                          

  • The ABA is a Washington, D.C.-based trade association for the U.S. banking industry.  Their website has relevant news, select articles from the ABA Banking Journal, policy positions and legislative materials of the ABA, and links to affiliated organizations and sites of interest.

Credit Union National Association                      

  • CUNA is a national trade association for both state and federally chartered credit unions located in the United States. Their website has relevant news, select articles from Credit Union Magazine, legislative and compliance materials, research and data related to credit unions, in addition to providing member services.

Independent Community Bankers of America     

  • The ICBA is the primary trade group for small U.S. banks.  This association of independently owned and operated community banks' site features legislative and regulatory news and research conducted by the association.

Mortgage Bankers Association                         

  • The Mortgage Bankers Association is the national association representing all facets of the real estate finance industry. Their site contains information about the real estate finance market, financial news and surveys of members on issues such as mortgage delinquency rates and application rates.