May 2022

  • May 17, 2022

    Week of May 16

    In This Issue… Powell enters second term as Fed chairman Agencies release updated flood insurance guidance OBA education corner … Powell enters second term as Fed chairman The Senate confirmed Jerome Powell to a second term as chairman of the Federal Reserve last week, by a 80-19 vote. Powell has led the Fed board since 2018. The Senate last week …

  • May 13, 2022

    OBA Board info

    Materials for the May 18, 2022, meeting: Board Agenda Board Agenda Summary Exhibit A Exhibit B Exhibit C Exhibit D Entire packet as single file: Click here

  • May 12, 2022

    Fed: Banking system remains strong

    The banking system remained strong overall, with robust capital and liquidity and improved asset quality in the second half of 2021, according to the Federal Reserve’s latest supervision and regulation report released in early May. The Fed said that risk monitoring will continue for potential effects of the pandemic and new geopolitical risks, including Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The banking …

  • May 10, 2022

    Week of May 9

    In This Issue… Fed: Banking system remains strong OBA offering raffle for PGA Championship passes Golfers needed! OBA education corner … Fed: Banking system remains strong The banking system remained strong overall, with robust capital and liquidity and improved asset quality in the second half of 2021, according to the Federal Reserve’s latest supervision and regulation report released late last …

  • May 5, 2022

    Flat Branch Mortgage Services

    Flat Branch Mortgage Services is the Third Party Origination division of Flat Branch Home Loans, a Columbia, MO based mortgage bank. FBMS helps our business partners close loans for their borrowers efficiently and on time. We accomplish this with a full array of loan programs, extensive market knowledge, fulfillment services, in-house loan servicing, Correspondent and Wholesale delivery platforms, an unparalleled …

  • May 3, 2022

    Week of May 2

    In This Issue… CFPB report focuses on financial products Earlybird registration nearing for OBA convention! Contact OBA legal department by phone – email currently down OBA education corner … CFPB report focuses on financial products The CFPB issued a “Supervisory Highlights” report on Monday that focused on recent examiner observations of several financial products. Among other things, examiners flagged issues …

April 2022

  • April 29, 2022

    ABA president/CEO calls CFPB “regulator going rogue”

    A recent American Banker op-ed by ABA president and CEO Rob Nichols criticized CFPB director Rohit Chopra’s controversial practices that have failed to put consumer interests at the forefront of the bureau’s actions. In the op-ed, Nichols addressed the way Chopra lumps certain consumer fees and how it has updated its exam manual in a way that elevates decision-making to …

  • April 29, 2022

    Convergint

    Equipment and service provider including ATM/ITM’s, TCR’s, drive in equipment, sales, vaults, vault doors, alarm systems, video surveillance, access control, cyber security solutions, digital banking solutions. CONTACT INFORMATION: Contact: Keith Sandlin, Accounts Executive & Reece Tarwater, Director of Sales 3990 E. I 240 Service Road Oklahoma City, OK 73135 Phone: (405) 343-1791 Contact: Keith Sandlin, Accounts Executive & Reece Tarwater, …

  • April 26, 2022

    Week of April 25

    In This Issue… CFPB to examine non-bank financial institutions Bankers’ Night Out programs wrap up on Wednesday OBA welcomes new strategic member Time to relive 1980s with OB80s convention! OBA education corner … CFPB to examine non-bank financial institutions The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announced earlier this week it is invoking a largely unused legal provision to examine non-bank financial …

  • April 26, 2022

    Curated Cyber

    Curated Cyber provides vCISO (Virtual Chief Information Security Officer)services, and we specialize in community banking. We help bridge the gap between business, IT, Compliance, and Governance. Our skillsets and deliverables include Strategic & Governance Support through ITSC Meetings and Monthly Meetings. In addition, we create and update your Policies and Risk Assessments,  Education through Information Security Awareness Training, Vendor Management …