Friday, February 23, 2024

Jeremy Cowen

Week of March 27

In This Issue… Deposit fund assessment proposal likely happening North Carolina bank assumes deposits, loans of Silicon Valley Bridge Bank We are family: OBA convention open for registration! OBA Bankers’ Night Out programs start this week OBA education corner … Deposit fund assessment proposal likely happening The FDIC estimates the cost of resolving Silicon Valley Bank will likely be $20 …

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Executive News: Transition time with legislation at state Capitol

March is the time of year we have hopefully started the transition from the cold and wintry weather to warmer weather and a quiet storm season. We are living through a similar transition at the state capitol. Thursday, March 2, was the first legislative deadline of this year’s session, and it couldn’t get here fast enough. There are so many …

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Fourth quarter marks slowed progress for Oklahoma banks

Oklahoma’s commercial banks saw a decrease in net income earnings in the fourth quarter from the fourth-quarter mark from last year, according to the FDIC’s Quarterly Banking Profile. The Quarterly Banking Profile was released at the end of February and showed mixed news for both the state’s banks and the nation’s. Oklahoma banks saw their net income increase from $1.3 …

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Week of March 20

In This Issue… New fraud training video available from OBA HUD to reinstate 2013 disparate impact rule Bankers at state capitol: Register for OBA’s 2023 Contact Banker Program OBA education corner … New fraud training video available from OBA The number of bank robberies in Oklahoma, as well as nationwide, has remained consistently low for the past few years. It …

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Roundup following week of surrounding Silicon Valley Bank failure

As we head into the weekend, we wanted to give our members a short roundup of information and stories from this week surrounding the failure of Silicon Valley Bank. • U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen reassured markets and lawmakers at a Senate Finance Committee on Thursday the federal government is committed to protecting U.S. bank deposits. • Oklahoma Sen. James …

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Media talking points on Silicon Valley Bank failure

The failure of Silicon Valley Bank this weekend has been well covered in the national media. Local media here in Oklahoma might want to “localize” the story and reach out to our member banks for comment. To assist our banks, we put together some quotes and talking points below they are free to use and share. Also, all our banks …

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Week of March 6

In This Issue… OBA Bankers’ Night Out programs ready for spring Survey finds bank customers want more financial education for youth Welcome, new strategic members! OBA education corner … OBA 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 …

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Week of Feb. 27

In This Issue… Counterfeit savings bonds becoming issue in Oklahoma FinCEN posts alert on check fraud through postal service Bankers at state capitol: Register for OBA’s 2023 Contact Banker Program OBA education corner … Counterfeit savings bonds becoming issue in Oklahoma The U. S. Secret Service has shared information that counterfeit U.S. Savings Bonds are being fraudulently negotiated in financial …

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