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OBA Emerging Leaders Academy accepting applications

Take note the OBA 2024-25 Emerging Leaders Academy is currently accepting applications. We’re looking for the best and brightest bankers who seek to sharpen their leadership skills. The Academy will help you reach new heights with powerful speakers offering information leaders need for effectively maneuvering in today’s business climate. Each session helps participants become true leaders by understanding those around you through …

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Oklahoma Bankers Hall of Fame accepting nominations for 2024

The Oklahoma Bankers Hall of Fame is now accepting nominations for the upcoming 2024 class; additionally, a reminder the process of selecting inductees was updated for last year. First, for those interested in nominating a banker, here are some downloadable forms linked below – please return all nominations to Adrian Beverage ( Nominating instructions. Nomination form. If a person was …

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FHFA, CFPB update mortgage origination data

The Federal Housing Finance Agency and the CFPB released updated loan-level data on Monday, collected through the National Survey of Mortgage Originations. The 2024 release – the first since December 2022 – includes data on three new survey questions first fielded in 2021. The latest survey release shows that 70% of respondents said they were very satisfied with their property …

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Oklahoma agencies to host virtual Fraud Prevention Conference

The FBI Oklahoma City Field Office, Oklahoma Insurance Department and Oklahoma County Sheriff’s Office are holding their second annual Fraud Prevention Conference virtually over three days in July. The conference will be held from 9 a.m.-noon on July 12, July 19 and July 26. The OBA’s Sharon Lewis will be one of the speakers on July 19. This conference is …

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Deadline extended to participate in salary survey

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We want to extend our thanks to those who have already completed the annual salary survey.  The deadline has been extended to July 5, so we continue to invite banks to join the 2024 Salary & Cash Compensation Survey! This survey collects data on salary and cash compensation (salary + annual cash incentive/bonus + commissions) for approximately 30 executive positions …

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FinCEN releases BSA data for past year

The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network received approximately 4.6 million suspicious activity reports in fiscal year 2023, for an average of 12,600 reports a day, the agency said last week in its year-in-review report. The report provides an overview of FinCEN’s collection and use of Bank Secrecy Act data, including its work with law enforcement and national security agencies. Among other …

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Jackpotting attacks on ATMs increase across country

The U.S. Secret Service is alerting financial institutions to an increase in ATM jackpotting attacks. ATM jackpotting attacks can cause significant loss, and a new type has been seen lately. On June 3, between 2:30-3:30 a.m., suspects in a light blue Chevy Cruze with a temporary tag expiring Aug. 1, 2024, attempted to conduct malware-style jackpotting attacks on drive-up ATMs …

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Check out our 2024 convention photos!

We had a good time at convention! We hope you did, too! Check out a random smattering of photos from our convention below! 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 20  years of conventions making us all “better together”!

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