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2016 LIST OF DISTRESSED OR UNDERSERVED NONMETROPOLITAN MIDDLE-INCOME GEOGRAPHIES

On June 17, 2016 the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation announced the availability of the 2016 list of distressed or underserved nonmetropolitan middle-income geographies, where revitalization or stabilization activities are eligible to receive Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) consideration as community development. Distressed nonmetropolitan middle-income geographies and underserved nonmetropolitan middle-income geographies are designated by the agencies in accordance with […]

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SUNNY SAN DIEGO IN THE REARVIEW

I have been told many times throughout my adult life that the West Coast has a relaxed and stress-free atmosphere; this week I was able to judge for myself and couldn’t agree more.  While it is difficult to believe attending the ABA Regulatory Compliance Conference could be relaxing, it truly was just that for me.  From the beautiful cool weather and serene ocean to the harbor views and delicious restaurants, San Diego rolled out the […]

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HOT TOPICS AT THE 2016 ABA RCC

With over 50 unique session topics, attendees of the ABA’s Regulatory Compliance Conference have had the opportunity to hear about emerging compliance issues and changes from leaders in the industry over the past few days. Our Compliance Masters Group members in attendance reported that sessions on the following topics were some of the most popular: • TILA/RESPA Integrated Disclosure rules; • Military Lending Act; • Community Reinvestment Act; and • Fair Lending And CMG members […]

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MANAGING OPERATIONAL PITFALLS OF OVERDRAFTS

A fantastic break-out session at the ABA RCC addressed current regulatory expectations, best practices, and an update of the timing of the anticipated rule making regarding discretionary overdraft practices.   The presenters included Cara Thompson, SVP and Chief Compliance Officer – Columbia State Bank, Jonathan Thessin, Senior Counsel II – Center for Regulatory Compliance and ABA, Maria Mayshura, First Vice President and Internal Auditor – Ocean City Home Bank, and Sandra Chapman, CRCM, EVP and Compliance […]

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ABA RCC: STILL TIME FOR FUN IN AMERICA’S FINEST CITY

The days are long and compliance packed at the ABA Regulatory Compliance Conference, but our Compliance Masters Group members report there is still time for enjoying the beautiful city of San Diego, California. Some of the places our members have visited include Point Loma, Coronado, Sunset Cliffs to catch a beautiful sunset, Torrey Pines for a hike, La Jolla to watch the seals, the USS Midway, the San Diego Zoo, and San Diego Bay. This […]

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