Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Amanda Bloye

Oklahoma Bankers Hall of Fame taking nominations

The Oklahoma Bankers Hall of Fame has been created by the OBA Board of Directors to honor individual bankers for their contributions to the banking industry and the State of Oklahoma. In addition, the Hall of Fame is intended to recognize bankers’ achievements on behalf of the Association’s member banks. Oklahoma Bankers Hall of Fame overview. Oklahoma Bankers Hall of …

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Week of May 6

In This Issue… OBA brings back compensation survey FFIEC requests comment on proposed Call Report changes 2019 OBA Convention ready for registrations OBA education corner …

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Banks should make nominations for 2019 NextGen Under 30 program

Have you heard about the NextGen Under 30 program? It is intended to encourage young adult Oklahomans to stay in the state and make it stronger. Since 2011, the NextGen Program has received over 5,500 nominations and selected 900 individual winners. The NextGen Award Recognition Program honors individuals (30 years old or younger) who have demonstrated certain career leadership qualities …

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OBA’s Elaine Dodd featured in FOX 23 news story

Elaine Dodd, executive vice president/Fraud Divison at the OBA, was featured in a Fox 23 news story warning senior citizens about fraud and financial scams on Tuesday, April 23, 2019, in Tulsa. She was a part of the 2019 Oklahoma Senior Protection Summit when reporters from Fox 23 News talked with her and officials about the techniques scammers often use …

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SBA Office of Advocacy hosts Regional Regulatory Reform Roundtable

The Small Business Administration Office of Advocacy will host Regional Regulatory Reform Roundtables across the country in an effort to hear directly from small businesses about what regulations concern them most. The next roundtable is free and open to the public from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm on Monday, April 29, 2019, at the Embassy Suites in Oklahoma City. We …

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SBA Office of Advocacy hosts Regional Regulatory Reform Roundtable

The Small Business Administration Office of Advocacy will host Regional Regulatory Reform Roundtables across the country in an effort to hear directly from small businesses about what regulations concern them most. The next roundtable is free and open to the public from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm on Monday, April 29, 2019, at the Embassy Suites in Oklahoma City. We …

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2019 OBA Convention ready for registrations!

Check out the Adobe Spark-rendered page below to learn more about the upcoming OBA Convention and to get registered! (No time for fancy webpages and simply want to get to the registration page and brochure? No problem: click here!)

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Community bank leverage ratio draws concern; comment letter filed

Section 201 of S. 2155 requires Congress to establish a leverage ratio between 8 and 10 percent for qualifying traditional community bank operations below $10 billion in assets. Its purpose – and what we’ve argued for some time – is to create an exemption for these smaller banks from the dreadful Basel III rules, rules that were never intended to apply to these banks. …

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Week of April 15

In This Issue… • Community bank leverage ratio draws concern; comment letter filed • You can help develop future leaders in banking industry (by taking this short survey)! • Warren, Gardner re-introduce marijuana relief proposal • 2019 OBA Convention set for May in Edmond • OBA education corner …

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