Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Megan McGuire

Week of Aug. 16

In This Issue… 2021 Hall of Fame inductees unveiled OBA Bankers’ Night Out programs ready for fall Results compiled from OBA bank vaccine survey OBA Emerging Leaders Academy now accepting applications August Office Depot savings for OBA member banks OBA education corner … 2021 Hall of Fame inductees unveiled The OBA is proud to announce the group of inductees for …

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SBA offering webinar on changes coming to the PPP Forgiveness Portal

Dustin Allen with the SBA’s Oklahoma District Office would like to invite all Oklahoma lenders to attend a webinar on changes coming to the PPP Forgiveness Portal. This update will focus on the new Direct Forgiveness process and how lenders can opt in. The webinar will be held on Monday, July 26 at 10 a.m. and should last 30-45 minutes. …

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Week of July 19

In This Issue… ABA urges bankers to encourage lawmakers to co-sponsor ECORA Act OBA Emerging Leaders Academy now accepting applications 2022 Oklahoma Views & Vistas Calendar available for earlybird order OBA endorses Promontory MortgagePath OBA education corner … ABA urges bankers to encourage lawmakers to co-sponsor ECORA Act ABA is calling on bankers to encourage their lawmakers to co-sponsor the …

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Week of May 17

In This Issue… OBA Convention kicks off Monday, May 24! 2021 OBA Directory of Banks available Set your sights on Vegas this June for the 2021 Senior Management Forum OBA education corner … OBA Convention kicks off Monday, May 24! The Oklahoma Bankers Association 2021 Convention is set for May 24-26 in Oklahoma City, with the brand-new Omni Hotel as …

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Contact your senators: Ask them to co-sponsor PPP forgiveness bill

In last week’s OBA Update, we asked our bankers to contact Sen. Inhofe and Sen. Lankford to sign-on as co-sponsors to S. 4117. This bill would all small business that received PPP loans less than $150,000 to have blanket forgiveness. Loans of this size account for 86% of all PPP loans, but the total dollar amount of these loans make …

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Recording of fraud webinar with OBA’s Elaine Dodd available

The OBA’s Elaine Dodd conducted a banking fraud webinar in partnership with the Oklahoma Insurance Department and AARP Oklahoma as a part of the series, Hoodwinked: A Fraud Conference. Topics covered included: credit/debit cards, checking/savings, money mules, social engineering, sim swapping and pandemic scams. Bankers and/or customers should click here to view the webinar recording.

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Week of July 20

In This Issue… Department of Commerce provides next steps for Oklahoma Business Relief Plan Oklahoma Insurance Department/OBA virtual offering on banking fraud scheduled for tomorrow, July 22 at 10 a.m. Fed extends rule allowing directors, shareholders to apply for PPP loans 2021 Oklahoma Views & Vistas Calendar available for discounted pricing extended through Aug. 31 Check out OBA’s Strategic Members …

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Fed extends rule allowing directors, shareholders to apply for PPP loans

The Federal Reserve announced on July 15 that it would extend a temporary exemption from Regulation O to allow bank directors and shareholders to receive Paycheck Protection Program loans from their related banks. Reg O generally limits lending activity to bank directors, shareholders, officers and businesses owned by these persons. The exception—which applies only to PPP loans—will be extended through …

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