Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Week of Jan. 27

In This Issue…

OBA’s Bankers’ Night Out programs ready for spring

The dates for the OBA Bankers’ Night Out programs have been finalized. Mark your calendar for the date of the program that’s in your area of the state and plan to attend. Bring your coworkers with you so that everyone can be up to speed on the most recent developments affecting their job. In addition to state and federal legislative updates, the program will include a discussion on the recent developments in your industry.

As in the past, the schedule for each of these meetings is:

5:30 p.m. – Drinks
6:15 p.m. – Program
7 p.m. – Dinner

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. The cost is $50 per person. Click here for a registration form.

Locations and dates for this year’s events are:

  • Tulsa, March 10.
  • Krebs, March 11.
  • Oklahoma City, April 1.
  • Guymon, April 2.
  • Lawton, April 15.
  • Enid, April 16.

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Review your bank’s information for OBA Directory

The Oklahoma Bankers Association Directory of Banks is again being produced this year by NFR Communications (formerly BankNews Media). To best serve you, we want to include the most up-to-date and accurate information about your bank, your branches and your staff. However, we need your help.

To ensure we are using the most accurate information, please follow the instructions provided in the letter that was mailed to your bank last week by NFR Communications. Please review and revise as necessary the financial directory listing for your holding company, your main bank and your branches. You can also use the login information that was included in the letter to update your listing online or, if needed, download a new form.

Completed forms may be returned by email to or faxed to 913-261-7010. Please update the information no later than Feb. 10, 2020.

We appreciate your help in making the 2020 Edition of the Oklahoma Bankers Association Directory of Banks a success.

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OBA education corner …

Instead of facing this rainy January weather, stay bundled up inside while you take a look at the upcoming education events at the OBA. Here’s a list of what’s coming up:

  • State of HMDA in 2020, Feb. 6, webinar — In this webinar, we’ll review all the pain points of HMDA, including for action taken and various of the data points. We’ll also address a number of questions: What will examiners be looking at it? What are the fair lending issues and risks you need to be aware of after submission? We’ll discuss the current state of HMDA so close to submission in this session and get some of your questions answered.
  • Annual BSA Training for the Frontline, Feb. 7, webinar — This is a look at all the key components of BSA from the frontline point of view including new Customer Due Diligence (CDD) rules and their impact on our policy and procedures.
  • Online Account Opening, Feb. 11, webinar — This includes Customer Identification Program (CIP), Federal Regulations, Signature Cards, Signatures and new Customer Due Diligence (CDD) rules. During the program we will discuss the action steps required on your internet website to comply with new account opening procedures on all types of deposit accounts.
  • CBD Oil and Your Bank: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, Feb. 12, webinar — Can you bank a CBD Oil customer? Can you bank a seller of CBD Oil? What if your employee is selling CBD Oil? What to do if anything? Many of these issues depend on your state’s definition of marijuana and its position on CBD Oil. This webinar will look at the state statutes and discuss what your financial institution’s path may be for banking CBD Oil businesses.
  • 2020 Basic Personal & Business Tax Return Seminar, Feb. 20-21, Tulsa — Attend this proactive seminar and gain an understanding of the often complex and confusing topic of TAXES! The first part of this seminar will concentrate on personal tax return analysis while the second part will focus on the analysis of various business tax returns.
  • 2020 Commercial Lending School, March 1-6, Oklahoma City — The Oklahoma Commercial Lending School is an intensive, one-week functional school designed for bankers with a basic understanding of credit and financial analysis. The school will demonstrate how to apply this knowledge in profitable commercial lending situations.

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