Public Notices


    Board Meetings

    The notices regarding Board Meetings are updated no later than the 10th of each month. Posting of "Use of Name" requests are done as needed. If you have any questions with regard to this information, please contact the Division at 303-894-7575.

    The Banking Board meets the third Thursday of every month and, with the exception of Executive Sessions, meetings are open to the public. A member of the public can attend in person or watch the meeting via the Zoom link listed below; the passcode is 832326:

    Agenda for Board Meeting 06/16/2022: Public Access will be via ZOOM ONLY & the passcode is 832326 (

    Current Bulletin

    The bulletin lists applications from the previous month that have been approved by the Banking Board or the State Bank Commissioner via delegated authority granted by the Banking Board. Transactions remain on the bulletin until completed. Bulletins from the previous few calendar years are listed in the Archives at the foot of this page.

    Hearings will be listed on the Agenda. They are not held every month and are conducted on applications for:
    • De Novo Charters
    • Money Transmitter Licenses
    • Rulemaking
    • Other items requiring action by the Banking Board

    Rulemaking Notices


    The Minutes are reviewed and approved by the Banking Board prior to posting. Minutes from the previous few years are listed in the Archives table below.

    For the Current Calendar Year
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    Use of Name Requests

    The use of the words "Bank," "Trust," and "Trust Company" in any Colorado corporate filing is restricted by Sections 11-107-101 and 11-109-102, C.R.S.

    • All requests for Use of Name must be approved by the Division of Banking prior to filing with the Colorado Secretary of State.
    • Requests filed with the Division will be posted on this page for a fourteen (14) calendar day period, during which the public may submit any questions, comments, or objections on the proposed name.
    • Questions, comments, or objections should be directed to Jessica Kowalik at 303-894-7575 or Jessica Kowalik.
    Posted 06/15/2022: 
    A "Use of Name" request was received by the Colorado Division of Banking from Great-West Trust Company, LLC (Greenwood Village, CO) to use the name "Empower Trust Company, LLC" in Colorado.
    The fourteen (14) calendar day period for either submission of comments or objections regarding these requests will expire on June 29, 2022.

    Townhall: Banking, Financial Services, Insurance & Economic Development for Cannabis Businesses

    The Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA), with the Department of Revenue's (DOR) Marijuana Enforcement Division and the Department of Agriculture (CDA) held a virtual Townhall on December 16, 2020 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. to discuss cannabis banking, financial services, insurance and economic development in Colorado. Please click here for the agenda. Please click here to access the recording of the Townhall.


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