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June 2017

  • June 9, 2017


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  • June 8, 2017

    May 2017 Legal Briefs

    Complaints – What’s your status quo? Your Corporate Compliance Program Prepaid Accounts Rule Delayed HMDA Rule Changes Proposed

  • June 6, 2017

    Lankford holds meeting at OBA

    Sen. James Lankford held a meeting for Oklahoma bankers at the OBA on the morning of June 2, discussing various banking-related topics and answering questions. Sen. Mike Crapo (R-Idaho, chairman of Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee) also Skyped in to take some questions from the gathered bankers. More than 50 bankers were in attendance and heard from both senators …

  • June 4, 2017

    Executive News: A visit with the chairman …

    As this issue of the Oklahoma Banker goes to press, we just concluded an event hosted by the OBA on behalf of and featuring Sen. James Lankford.  The function was attended by about 60 bankers from across the state. What an incredible public servant is Sen. Lankford! In addition, Lankford invited the chairman of the Senate Banking Committee, Sen. Mike …

  • June 3, 2017

    Bank earnings continue to improve

    Through the end of the first quarter, Oklahoma banks earned a solid $367 million. “It’s an outstanding result, again, and it reflects the ongoing strength of Oklahoma banks,” OBA President and CEO Roger Beverage said. “When taken together, the nation’s 5,856 banks earned nearly $44 billion for the quarter. That compares to $39 billion at the end of the first …

  • June 1, 2017

    HMDA data collection builds issues for banks

    Jan. 1, 2018, is a date that might go down in history or live in infamy. It’s the date the provisions of a revised Regulation C go into effect. For traditional community banks, there are some pitfalls – or minefields as I prefer to think about them.  The new reporting requirements will dramatically increase your bank’s data collection and reporting …

  • June 1, 2017

    Check out OBA’s special convention opening video

    Did you miss our annual convention and the opportunity to watch the opening video that featured several of our bankers singing our state song? Or, would you just like to see it again? Either way, here’s your chance to see some of our most well-known bankers tune up their vocal cords to get our convention off to a fun start!

May 2017

  • May 30, 2017

    Week of May 30

    Greetings from Guy By Guy Sims OBA Chairman I hope everyone enjoyed the convention. It was great to see so many bankers from across the state. I want to thank the OBA staff for all the work it puts into making our convention successful.   I also would like thank Curtis Davidson for his leadership over the past year. Curtis …

  • May 26, 2017

    IntraFi Network

    Promontory Interfinancial Network is now IntraFi Network. We are the same great company, just with a new name. Having built the largest bank network of its kind, we’re a trusted ally to community banks that never competes with banks for their customers and that helps them to attract and maintain valuable customer relationships, grow reciprocal deposits, manage liquidity and generate …

  • May 16, 2017

    Archive: URGENT REQUEST: Please contact your congressman about pulling Durbin Amendment bill from CHOICE Act

    On May 4, the House Financial Services Committee approved H.R. 10, the Financial CHOICE Act. The vote was strictly along party lines, 34-26. One of its provisions will repeal the harmful Durbin Amendment. It’s possible H.R. 10 will be brought up by the House leadership and considered on the House floor next week during the OBA Convention in Norman. We know the …