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#ARHometownBanker Among AmBA Emerging Leaders (2/22/2018) 
ABA Emerging Leaders Section Councilmember Sandy Starnes was among members of the American Bankers Association Emerging Leaders Advisory Board who met at the Tennessee Bankers Association headquarters in Nashville last week.
 
State Associations to Sen. Hatch: Time to Change ‘Status Quo’ for Credit Unions (2/21/2018) 
Taxpayers should no longer subsidize the nation’s largest credit unions, which effectively operate the same as taxpaying banks, all 52 state bankers associations said in a letter to Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch.
 
House Passes 'Madden Fix,' TRID Improvement Bills (2/15/2018) 
The House yesterday approved two bipartisan regulatory reform bills backed by ABA as part of its Blueprint for Growth. H.R. 3299 passed with a 245 to 171 vote.
 
FASB Issues Final Standard to Resolve Accounting Issues after Tax Reform (2/15/2018) 
The Financial Accounting Standards Board issued its final standard outlining how banks can adjust regulatory capital balances that were affected by the new tax reform law.
 
Report: Total Number of 2017 Fraud Victims Tops 16 Million (2/13/2018) 
The number of fraud victims in the U.S. rose by eight percent in 2017 to total 16.7 million, according to new data released by Javelin Strategy and Research last week.
 
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