Thursday, January 20, 2022

OBA Update

OBA Weekly Update

January 2022

  • January 18, 2022

    Week of Jan. 17

    In This Issue… Bloomberg article: Cannabis banking is booming despite federal uncertainty Supreme Court blocks vaccine mandate Bankers at the State Capitol: Register for OBA’s 2022 Contact Banker Program OBA education corner … Bloomberg article: Cannabis banking is booming despite federal uncertainty The Bloomberg news service published a story in its daily newsletter today titled “Cannabis banking is booming despite …

  • January 11, 2022

    Week of Jan. 10

    In This Issue… CFPB Section 1071 proposal deemed ‘unnecessarily far-reaching’ by ABA Banks notice rise in fraud, associated costs in 2021 Banking school scholarships available OBA education corner … CFPB Section 1071 proposal deemed ‘unnecessarily far-reaching’ by ABA While ABA and state bankers associations support fair lending laws and regulations, they are concerned about the CFPB’s long-awaited proposed rule to …

  • January 4, 2022

    Week of Jan. 3

    In This Issue… Bankers at the State Capitol: Register for OBA’s 2022 Contact Banker Program FDIC chairperson announces resignation OBA offers promotions for upcoming year OBA welcomes new strategic member OBA education corner … Bankers at the State Capitol: Register for OBA’s 2022 Contact Banker Program We have set the dates for the 2022 Contact Banker Program. Click here to …

December 2021

  • December 28, 2021

    Week of Dec. 27

    In This Issue… Fed releases National Small Business Lending Survey results OBA offices closed Friday for New Year’s holiday OBA education corner … Fed releases National Small Business Lending Survey results The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City last week released the results from the Third Quarter 2021 National Small Business Lending Survey. The quarterly survey of U.S. banks provides …

  • December 21, 2021

    Week of Dec. 20

    In This Issue… Court lifts stay on COVID-19 vaccine mandate OBA offices closed Friday for holidays Deposit Insurance Fund remains on track for recapitalization OBA education corner … Court lifts stay on COVID-19 vaccine mandate Late last week, a panel within the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals lifted a judicial stay of the COVID-19 vaccine mandate issued by the Occupational …

  • December 14, 2021

    Week of Dec. 13

    In This Issue… OBA taking donations for tornado victims OCC nominee withdraws from consideration OBA education corner … OBA taking donations for tornado victims Last week, Kentucky suffered severe tornado damage, the worst in state history. The primary tornado was tracked as being on ground for more than 200 miles, impacting at least 19 counties and four other states. Banks …

  • December 7, 2021

    Week of Dec. 6

    In This Issue… Compliance Alliance offers demo days, complimentary access, exclusively for OBA members Thank you to 2021 Oklahoma Bankers Hall of Fame sponsors! OBA welcomes new strategic member OBA education corner … Compliance Alliance offers demo days, complimentary access, exclusively for OBA members Compliance Alliance is offering demo days for OBA members, allowing complimentary 48-hour trials of the service. …

November 2021

  • November 30, 2021

    Week of Nov. 29

    In This Issue… Banks stay strong as banking system conditions improved in 2021 2021 Oklahoma Bankers Hall of Fame induction ceremony set for Thursday OBA education corner … Banks stay strong as banking system conditions improved in 2021 The banking system’s financial situation remained improved in the first half of 2021, according to the Federal Reserve’s latest supervision and regulation …

  • November 23, 2021

    Week of Nov. 22

    In This Issue… State banking board approves reduction in 2022 assessments OBA offices closed Thursday, Friday this week OBA education corner … State banking board approves reduction in 2022 assessments The Oklahoma State Banking Board voted  at its November meeting unanimously to reduce the assessments paid by Oklahoma state-chartered banks. The 2022 assessment rate was discounted 40% for each bank …

  • November 16, 2021

    Week of Nov. 15

    In This Issue… Federal court issues nationwide stay of vaccine mandate 2021 Oklahoma Bankers Hall of Fame ceremony set for Dec. 2 OBA to offer various surveys for bank use in 2022 OBA education corner … Federal court issues nationwide stay of vaccine mandate The ABA Banking Journal has reported a federal appellate court on Friday imposed a nationwide stay …