The Bureau of Financial Institutions supervises all state-chartered financial institutions including banks, credit unions, and nondepository trust companies. The Bureau maintains and promotes safe and sound financial practices; strength, stability and efficiency of financial institutions; security of deposit and share funds; reasonable and orderly competition; and development and expansion of financial services advantageous to the public welfare.
Superintendent: Lloyd P. LaFountain III
What we do
- Conduct examinations of state-chartered banks, credit unions, and nondepository trust companies.
- Act on applications regarding most corporate activity, including the formation of new financial institutions, ownership changes, and mergers.
- Investigate complaints.
- Educate consumers about their rights and responsibilities under our laws.