Sunday, February 28, 2021

February 2021

  • February 26, 2021

    Oklahoma banking industry remains strong in fourth quarter reports

    Oklahoma banks, saw an increase in their numbers from the recently released FDIC Quarterly Banking Profile. Oklahoma banks saw their net income increase from $1.342 billion in the fourth quarter of 2019 to $1.501 billion in the fourth quarter of 2020. Total assets also showed a marked increase from 2019 to 2020, going from $114 billion to roughly $129.5 billion. …

  • February 24, 2021

    FBI offers training; warns about ATM robberies

    The FBI SAC invited the OBA to participate in a two-hour session on Feb. 23 about its enhanced threat management program. Discussions included warning signs for active shooters and domestic terrorism. Messaging included the fact the FBI’s recent cases were initiated by tips from the community and retail sector. Many of these cases involve persons with underlying mental health issues. …

  • February 23, 2021

    Week of Feb. 22

    In This Issue… Compliance Alliance offers bankers compliance help Oklahoma banks show strong performance in 2020 despite pandemic Review your bank’s information for OBA directory Get your photos in for OBA 2022 Views & Vista photo contest Get involved with an OBA committee OBA welcomes new strategic members OBA education corner … Compliance Alliance offers bankers compliance help As you …

  • February 23, 2021

    Bray Auctions

    We are an auction company providing services to lenders statewide. We sell real estate, equipment and business liquidations. We can also sell repos, all online. CONTACT INFORMATION: Contact: Barret Bray or Whitey Mason 3900 S Broadway, #2W Edmond, OK 73013 Phone: (405) 888-5366 Email: Website:

  • February 22, 2021

    Businesses with fewer than 20 employees to have exclusive PPP application period starting this week

    The White House announced today several measures to ensure the smallest firms have access to Paycheck Protection Program loans, including an exclusive application window for firms with fewer than 20 employees, a revised loan calculation and funding set-aside for sole proprietors and self-employed individuals and new eligibility for businesses owned by those with certain felony convictions. Five weeks after the …

  • February 19, 2021

    Get free personalized PSA encouraging community to vaccinate

    The Oklahoma Bankers Association has created COVID-19 vaccine-related public service announcements for its member banks, both in advertising form as well as in story form, ready for display at the bank or for insertions into local newspapers. These free advertising files and stories, themed as “Nothing’s Safer Than Money In The Bank … Except For The COVID-19 Vaccine”, echo the …

  • February 19, 2021

    OBA Board info

    Materials for the Feb. 24, 2020, meeting: Board Agenda Board Agenda Summary Exhibit A Exhibit B Exhibit C All Documents (combined if printing)

  • February 17, 2021

    Bank Exam Prep Center

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  • February 16, 2021

    OBA offices closed, staff remains available for assistance

    The OBA offices will be closed on Wednesday and Thursday for the safety of our staff in the wintry weather. We remain available to assist our bankers, however, and you can reach our staff through our emails or cell phones. Roger Beverage (president & CEO) —; 405/850-0695 Adrian Beverage (government relations) —; 405/323-2819 Lea Ann Jackson (accounting/operations) — …

  • February 16, 2021

    Legal Links

    Legal Briefs Index Compliance News Links Federal Regulatory Agencies FFIEC’s BSA/AML Examination Manual Cross-reference Index for 31 CFR Part 103 to 31 CFR Chapter X News from the FDIC OCC’s: What’s New Federal Reserve’s: What’s New CFPB – Policy and Compliance home page: Law & Regulation for Examination Manual, Notice and Comment, Guidance Documents, etc. State Regulatory Agencies Oklahoma State Banking …