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Oklahoman editorial bemoans Dodd-Frank damage

September 28, 2015

An editorial in today's The Oklahoman discusses how the Dodd-Frank Act has been "brutal on smaller community banks and made mortgage lending more cumbersome for qualified middle-class homebuyers."

The article, written by the newspaper's editorial board, goes on to discuss how the damage from Dodd-Frank might be irreversible.

Click here to read the story.


Nondeductible portion of OBA dues calculated

BKD, LLP has performed a calculation representing the nondeductible portion of member dues attributable to lobbying expenditures for the OBA's year ending April 30, 2015.
As a result of these procedures, it has been determined the applicable percentage, as previously described to be 13.89 percent.
If you have any question, please contact Lea Ann Jackson at the OBA.

OBA Regional Updates set for fall

The schedule for the OBA Regional Updates have been set for this fall. These Updates (formerly called Bankers' Nights Out) will take place at six locations in October and November:

  • Oct. 19 — Tulsa
  • Oct. 27 — Oklahoma City
  • Oct. 29 — Woodward
  • Nov. 3 — Lawton
  • Nov. 4 — Krebs
  • Nov. 16 — Ardmore

Registration is required and is $40 per person. Click here for more information and to register, or contact Adrian Beverage at the OBA.


Sign up for Annual Washington Visit

The OBA's 2015 Annual Washington Visit has been scheduled for Oct. 4-6 and the hotel will be the Mayflower. Registration information has been mailed, but you can also download the registration and information form, and get more info on the hotel, by clicking here.

If you have any questions, contact Adrian Beverage at the OBA.


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