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Jeremy Cowen

Week of May 29

In This Issue… Annual Washington Visit set for Oklahoma bankers OBA co-hosting fraud prevention conference OCC revises bank enforcement manual, details actions for banks with ‘persistent weaknesses’ OBA education corner … Annual Washington Visit set for Oklahoma bankers The OBA’s Annual Washington Visit has been scheduled for Sept. 24-26 and the hotel will be The Mayflower Hotel. We challenge you …

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Check out our 2023 Convention Photos

We had a good time at convention! We hope you did, too! Check out a random smattering of photos from our convention here! You can also click here to see ALL of the photos we collected from convention via a Dropbox folder!

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Miss our convention? Check out our opening video!

Did you miss our convention this week? Well, we missed you! We’ll have more photos and such to share with everyone in the upcoming days. Until then, quench your convention thirst with a peek at our opening session video featuring “family photos” of several banks in the state! Many thanks to all the banks who submitted photos for the project! …

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ABA joins Texas lawsuit to block CFPB’s Section 1071 rule

Gavel and Flag

The American Bankers Association has joined a lawsuit filed by the Texas Bankers Association and McAllen, Texas-based Rio Bank challenging the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s final rule implementing Section 1071 of the Dodd-Frank Act. ABA president and CEO Rob Nichols made the announcement of his association joining the legal fight during the TBA’s annual convention in San Antonio late last …

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Week of May 22

In This Issue… ABA joins Texas lawsuit to block CFPB’s Section 1071 rule Agencies issues host state loan-to-deposit ratios OBA education corner … ABA joins Texas lawsuit to block CFPB’s Section 1071 rule The American Bankers Association has joined a lawsuit filed by the Texas Bankers Association and McAllen, Texas-based Rio Bank challenging the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s final rule …

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OBA comments on published story about costs of “ESG” legislation

The Oklahoman published a story today about the negative impacts from the State of Oklahoma banning government entities from doing business with certain financial institutions, and highlighted facts unsurprising to the Oklahoma Bankers Association and its member banks. The ban, which is on financial institutions that supposedly “boycott” oil and gas companies, will reportedly already cost one Oklahoma community more …

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Week of May 15

In This Issue… FDIC issues proposed rule on special assessment Nominees selected for Fed board Revisit our convention with photos, opening video OBA education corner … FDIC issues proposed rule on special assessment The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Board of Directors last week approved a notice of proposed rulemaking, which would implement a special assessment to recover the cost associated …

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Miss our convention? Check out our opening video!

Did you miss our convention this week? Well, we missed you! We’ll have more photos and such to share with everyone in the upcoming days. Until then, quench your convention thirst with a peek at our opening session video featuring “family photos” of several banks in the state! Many thanks to all the banks who submitted photos for the project!

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Executive News: State legislative session nears finish line

We are six weeks out from the end of the legislative session which means we are two weeks away from what is often referred too as the “silly season.” The last four weeks of session is when bills come out of nowhere, and it seems, at times, like there aren’t any rules. I don’t necessarily intend to speak negatively of …

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New OBA fraud training video available

The number of bank robberies in Oklahoma, as well as nationwide, has remained consistently low for the past few years. It is still critically important, however, our banks train for the “when” and not “if” as the safety of all our bankers and customers is a primary goal. The OBA has created an updated training video via Zoom, which features …

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