Release Date: December 17, 2009
For immediate release
The Federal Reserve Board on Thursday announced the issuance of a consent Order of Assessment of a Civil Money Penalty against Regions Bank, Birmingham, Alabama, a state member bank. Regions Bank, without admitting to any allegations, consented to the issuance of the Order in connection with its alleged violations of the Board's regulations implementing the National Flood Insurance Act.
The Order requires Regions Bank to pay a civil money penalty of $135,000, which will be remitted to the Federal Emergency Management Agency for deposit into the National Flood Mitigation Fund.
A copy of the Order is attached.