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April 2017

  • April 21, 2017

    Please participate in new Regulatory Feedback Initiative survey

    Change is in the air at the federal bank regulatory agencies and we hope to maximize our opportunity to make needed changes to the regulatory environment. But, we need your help. Please join bankers across America by participating in the Regulatory Feedback Initiative. Our new, streamlined “Post Exam Survey” will provide banking advocates with the data needed to identify problems …

  • April 17, 2017

    Week of April 17

    From the chairman By Curtis Davidson OBA Chairman Someone once said, “What you put into life is what you get out of it.” That same concept is also true as it relates to your bank’s investment in the OBA.  As we were preparing the budget for the next fiscal year, it caused me to closely examine what my OBA dues …

  • April 12, 2017

    Patent troll letter circulating about USAA claims

    One of our member banks has shared with us the following letter the bank received regarding a patent license involving a remote deposit capture offering. If your bank has received such a letter as the one that follows, please email it to Roger Beverage – – at your early convenience. Click here to read the letter.

  • April 11, 2017

    OBA By Laws update to be proposed at convention for Emerging Leaders division

    We will create the Emerging Leaders Division by amendment to the current By Laws at the 2017 OBA Annual Convention & Trade Show. To view the By Laws, click here.

  • April 10, 2017

    Week of April 10

    From the chairman By Curtis Davidson OBA Chairman Here’s the real story about my favorite community banker. P.D. moved to Ardmore a year after he married his childhood sweetheart, Raymonde, who was known simply as Ray. He found a cashier job with Ardmore National Bank. He soon worked directly under Lee Cruce, who would become Oklahoma’s second governor. P.D. and …

  • April 9, 2017

    April 2017 Legal Briefs

    Deceased Customer Accounts Oklahoma Interstate Succession Laws Chart

  • April 3, 2017

    OBA president/CEO featured in Oklahoman’s Executive Q&A

    The Oklahoman/NewsOK recently focused its Executive Q&A series on OBA President and CEO Roger Beverage. The story ran in the April 2 edition of the newspaper website. You can read it by clicking here.

  • April 3, 2017

    Week of April 3

    From the chairman By Curtis Davidson OBA Chairman OBA road trip continues. We have reached our half way point for the OBA Spring Bankers’ Night Out events. Attendance has been great at all three locations; Lawton, Oklahoma City and Tulsa. Over 300 bankers and vendors have come together to do what we do best; eat and socialize. We also learned …

  • April 1, 2017

    Executive News: Working together …

    There have been some recent happenings that have given me more optimism than I had after the health care “repeal and replace” fiasco blew up in Congress in late March. One is that the focus on bank customers is finally beginning to make its mark. By saying “It’s the customer, stupid!” us political types flash back to James Carville and …

  • April 1, 2017

    OBA convention set for Norman in late May

    The 2017 OBA Annual Convention & Trade Show is coming soon, set for May 22-24 at the Embassy Suites in Norman. Matt Lewis, senior columnist for the Daily Beast and author of Too Dumb To Fail, will give the keynote speech at the opening of convention on May 22. Lewis will give a talk titled, “The Trump Years: What to …