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January 2018

  • January 23, 2018

    State association execs support FASB proposal


    State banking association executives have submitted a joint comment letter to the Financial Accounting Standards Board regarding the Exposure Draft:  Accounting Standard Update: Income Statement – Reporting Comprehensive Income (Topic 220) Reclassification of Certain Tax Effects from Accumulated Other Comprehensive Income (“proposed ASU”).

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  • January 17, 2018

    OK Delegation asked to support H.R. 4545

    U.S. Capitol

    The following letter was sent to each member of the Oklahoma Delegation in the U.S. House of Representatives:           

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  • January 8, 2018

    Have your bankers, coworkers attended OBA Intermediate School?

    Stacked coins

    Have your bankers and/or coworkers attended the OBA Intermediate School? If the answer is “no,” then NOW is the time to think about it! The 2018 OBA Intermediate School takes place over two week-long session on Feb. 5-9 and June 4-8. This incredibly important school is designed to prepare students to serve effectively and profitably the needs and desires of their banks …

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  • January 3, 2018

    NCUA chairman: Your next regulator?

    Consumer Financial Protection Bureau logo

    The American Banker newspaper is reporting President Trump is considering J. Mark McWatters as a possible nominee to be the director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. McWatters is currently the chairman of the National Credit Union Administration, the federal agency that is responsible for regulating the nation’s credit  unions. “I don’t think most people have any idea about the …

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December 2017

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.