The Georgia House of Representatives this week honored ABA Chairman Dan Blanton for his leadership in the banking industry.
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The OCC is seeking comments on proposed changes to its Bank Secrecy Act/Money Laundering Risk Assessment, or MLRS, which evaluates the BSA/AML and OFAC sanctions risks associated with bank products and serves as an important tool for the OCC’s BSA/AML/OFAC supervision program.
House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-Texas) has been added as a keynote speaker at the ABA Government Relations Summit, to be held March 14-16 in Washington, D.C.
Senate Banking Committee Chairman Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) has been announced as a keynote speaker at the ABA Government Relations Summit, to be held March 14-16 in Washington, D.C.
Acknowledging negative developments on Capitol Hill at the end of 2015 and “misguided and unfortunate” anti-bank rhetoric from presidential candidates, ABA President and CEO Rob Nichols today told the Exchequer Club in Washington, D.C., that the banking industry needs to unify in preparation for achieving meaningful regulatory relief in 2017.
Closely held community banks have significantly outperformed widely held community banks in financial performance and operational efficiency, according to new research published today in the FDIC Quarterly.
At the request of ABA’s Center for Bank Derivatives Policy, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission on Friday released a no-action letter to ensure that bank and savings and loan holding companies can enter into swaps and benefit from the same end-user treatment as the small banks and thrifts they own.
Community Bankers Council Chairman Jim Edwards charts a course for hometown bank success.
American Express has partnered with the Student Conservation Association to mobilize thousands of volunteers to conserve and preserve parks across the United States.
In an industry as diverse as banking, there is no perfect approach to conducting an annual meeting of shareholders. But there is consensus that early and consistent preparation is essential.