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2018 edition of OBA Directory of Banks now available

The Oklahoma Bankers Association Directory of Banks, 2018 edition, is now available for purchase. This annual booklet gives important information on all Oklahoma banks, savings and loans, savings banks and holding companies. It’s available for purchase online by clicking here, or feel free to contact the OBA’s Thi Pham. Anyone wishing to order nine or more copies should contact Thi directly.

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American Banker magazine features goodbye article from Cam Fine

This week’s American Banker magazine features an article written by Cam Fine, president and CEO of the Independent Community Bankers of American. Fine recently announced his retirement and penned this article as his goodbye to Washington, D.C. ‘Don’t let the bastards get you down’: Cam Fine says goodbye to D.C. I came to Washington, D.C., from Missouri’s capital city, Jefferson …

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2018 OBA Convention coming in May

The 2018 OBA Annual Convention & Trade Show is coming soon, set for May 21-23 at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Catoosa. This year’s convention theme is “Answer the C.A.L.L. (community/advocacy/leadership/legacy). Lt. Col. Robert Darling, a retired member of the U.S. Marine Corps., who served in the first Gulf War and supported the president in the President’s Emergency …

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Women In Banking at Capitol canceled

Due to the uncertainty surrounding the teacher walkout, the OBA Women in Banking Day at the Capitol, scheduled for April 17, has been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience. If you have any questions, feel free to contact the OBA education department.

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FinCEN releases updated beneficial ownership rule FAQs

FinCEN (Financial Crimes Enforcement Network) recently released an updated version of its Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) outline in an effort to assist bankers as they prepare for the May 11 deadline. These expanded due diligence requirements are intended to find out who is really the controlling force of various businesses with which the bank does business, including corporations and limited …

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Nominations being taken for ’20 Under 40 Awards’

Banking Exchange magazine has introduced its inaugural “20 Under 40 Awards” in which 20 next-generation bankers under the age of 40 will be profiled. They are looking for those banking professionals who will help banks thrive in the next decade. Entries will be judged by experienced industry professionals. The winners – representing the “best of the best” – will be …

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Reg relief bill passes Senate — thank you Sens. Inhofe, Lankford!

THANK YOU Senators Jim Inhofe and James Lankford! Senators Inhofe and Lankford put people ahead of politics and voted YES for S. 2155, a bipartisan, commonsense bill to help traditional community banks all across Oklahoma and the country to better serve their customers and grow the economy. Thank you for showing America how Congress can work together to solve problems. …

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NewsOK: Oklahoma banks post record net income in 2017

A story appearing on NewsOK on Feb. 28 discusses how Oklahoma banks posted record profits in 2017. OBA President and CEO Roger Beverage is quoted in the article on how the earnings record is a good thing, but there were a couple of measurements that concerned him. Click here to read the full article on NewsOK.

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