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July 2023

  • July 12, 2023

    CFPB publishes FAQ on Section 1071 compliance

    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has published on its website a list of frequently asked questions about compliance with its recently finalized Section 1071 small business lending rule. The document covers topics such as which institutions are covered by the rule and what transactions they must count when determining whether they satisfy the origination threshold.

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  • July 6, 2023

    OHFA seeks public input on Oklahoma Housing Stability Program

    The Oklahoma Housing Stability Program was created by the Oklahoma legislature earlier this year.  The purpose of the program is to increase the number of single-family residences available for purchase across the State of Oklahoma for families with incomes up to $120% of the AMI, provide gap financing to aid and incentivize the production of rental housing across the state …

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June 2023

  • June 19, 2023

    FDIC updates guidance on multiple re-presentment NSF fees

    The FDIC has updated its Supervisory Guidance on Multiple Re-Presentment NSF Fees to clarify its supervisory approach for action when a law is violated. Since the issuance of the Supervisory Guidance on Multiple Re-Presentment NSF Fees, steps financial institutions have taken to remediate consumer harm associated with re-presentment fees have provided the FDIC with additional data about the amount of …

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  • June 16, 2023

    Oklahoma Housing Stability Program bill passes

    During the last week of the state legislative session, both the House and Senate passed HB 1031, which became law earlier this month. HB 1031 creates the Oklahoma Housing Stability Program.  The purpose of the program is to increase the number of single-family residences available for purchase across the State of Oklahoma for families with incomes up to $120% of …

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  • June 5, 2023

    Annual Washington Visit set for Oklahoma bankers

    The OBA’s Annual Washington Visit has been scheduled for Sept. 24-26 and the hotel will be The Mayflower Hotel. We challenge you to join the “Race to 100.” We’re striving for 100 bankers in D.C. for the 2023 OBA Washington Visit. We are still finalizing the exact times but know we will meet with the following: ABA, Federal Reserve, FinCEN, …

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Jeremy Cowen

Jeremy Cowen, Senior Vice President/Communications

Email: jeremy@oba.com      |      Phone: Ext. 113

Jeremy has been in charge of the Oklahoma Banker newspaper as well as the OBA website and other member communications since joining the OBA in January 2002. A native of Hartshorne and a 1997 graduate of the University of Oklahoma, he enjoys meeting and talking with the different people he encounters while doing his job. Previously, Jeremy worked as a sports writer in Lawton and, for the four years prior to joining the OBA, Lubbock, Texas, where he decided the town wasn’t big enough for both him and Bobby Knight. When not working, Jeremy loves to hike, read, watch football, baseball and boxing and teach journalism to high school and college students. And, if you ask, there’s a good chance he will regale you with the story about being interviewed on ESPN by Chris Fowler.