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The New Hampshire Banking Department is committed to protecting the public’s interest through professional supervision of the financial services we regulate. Our vision is to be an innovative and exemplary leader in financial services regulation.

News and Events
National Mortgage Settlement Update
December 16, 2014
Joseph A. Smith, Jr., Monitor of the National Mortgage Settlement (NMS), the Ocwen National Servicing Settlement, and JP Morgan Chase Residential Mortgage-Backed Securities Settlement (Chase RMBS Settlement), today released updates on six mortgage servicers’ compliance with the NMS servicing standards, Ocwen’s self-reported progress toward fulfilling its consumer relief requirement under the Ocwen National Servicing Settlement, and JP Morgan Chase’s progress toward fulfilling the consumer relief requirements of the Chase RMBS Settlement. More information about the National Mortgage Settlement and the Ocwen National Servicing Settlement is available at Further information about Joseph Smith and the Office of Mortgage Settlement Oversight is available at
License Renewal
November 7, 2014
The online license renewal system for Consumer Credit companies is now available. Visit this web page to access the system.
Credit Card Data Breaches - Protect Yourself, Report Fraud
October 16, 2014

The Consumer Finance Protection Bureau (CFPB) urges consumers to:

  • Monitor your accounts for unauthorized charges.
  • Alert your bank or card provider immediately if fraud is suspected.
  • Follow up with your bank or card provider and keep records.
  • Avoid scams that ask for personal information via email or by phone.

The complete consumer advisory is available on their website.

National and State-by-State Banking Survey
October 2, 2014

The Banking Department and New Hampshire community banks recently participated in a national survey of more than 1,000 community bankers. The survey provides groundbreaking insights and key data on how community banks are responding to opportunities and challenges stemming from changing market and regulatory conditions, including new mortgage regulations, community banks’ product and service offerings, and major community bank competitors. The survey and research was developed by the Conference of State Bank Supervisors (CSBS) and the Federal Reserve. CSBS has made the national and state-by-state survey results available on this web page.

Residential Mortgage Loan Settlements
September 9, 2014
Several banks and mortgage servicers have recently entered into agreements that may benefit NH Residents facing foreclosure. Visit this page to learn more.
At a Glance - A Summary of Regulated Entities
September 3, 2014
The Banking Department has developed a new summary of Institutions and Licensees which can be viewed on this web page.

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Banking Department
53 Regional Drive  |  Suite 200  |  Concord, NH 03301
(603) 271-3561  |  (800) 437-5991
fax: (603) 271-1090 or (603) 271-0750