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What to Do When Customers Use Cell Phones to Record Teller Interactions (9/20/2018) 
See how banks are working to prepare frontline staff to defuse situations where a customer attempts to videorecord a banking transaction.
ABA Offers Resources to Help Banks Recover From Hurricane Florence (9/18/2018) 
As banks in the southeastern United States begin to recover from Hurricane Florence, ABA’s dedicated hurricane preparedness and response webpage offers bankers useful tools and resources to assist with the recovery process.
Job Announcement: President and Chief Executive Officer (9/17/2018) 
The Arkansas Bankers Association is seeking a leader for the Association’s activities to advance Arkansas Banking through the implementation of Arkansas Bankers Association’s Mission and Strategic Plan.
House Committee Marks Up Tax Reform 2.0 Bills (9/14/2018) 
The House Ways and Means Committee yesterday approved three bills referred to collectively as "tax reform 2.0."
FDIC Seeks Comment on the Treatment of Reciprocal Deposits (9/14/2018) 
The FDIC yesterday issued a proposed rule to implement Section 202 of S. 2155, the new regulatory reform law.
Fed Approves ABA-Supported Changes to Reg CC (9/13/2018) 
As part of its ongoing effort to update Regulation CC to reflect a payments system that is largely electronic, the Federal Reserve approved changes to Reg CC’s liability provisions.
CFPB Responds to ABA Concerns Over Records Disclosure Proposal in Final Rule (9/13/2018) 
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau yesterday published its final rule on the disclosure of records and information.
FinCEN Grants Relief from CDD Rule for CDs, Auto-Renewals (9/10/2018) 
The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network on Friday announced that it would grant relief from beneficial ownership requirements for certificate of deposit rollovers and loans that renew automatically.
Luetkemeyer Introduces Data Security Legislation (9/10/2018) 
Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-Mo.) introduced a bill that would amend the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act to codify existing data breach notification standards for the financial services industry, including insurance providers.
CFPB Revamps Policy to Encourage Innovative Consumer Disclosures (9/10/2018) 
Five years after the CFPB finalized a policy for trial consumer disclosures that saw no such disclosures authorized, the bureau is retooling its policy to encourage more companies to develop trial disclosures.
Job Announcement: Director of Government Relations (9/5/2018) 
The Arkansas Bankers Association is seeking a leader for the Association’s Government Relations and Advocacy efforts.
ABA Issues CECL Discussion Paper on Financial Reporting Disclosures (9/5/2018) 
ABA has issued a new discussion paper on the Current Expected Credit Loss standard aimed at educating bankers on what to look for under the new standard and the challenges they will have in addressing common questions from these stakeholders.
ABA Foundation, FTC Release Infographic on Fake Check Scams (9/5/2018) 
The ABA Foundation and the Federal Trade Commission yesterday released an infographic to help consumers recognize and understand the growing trend of fake check scams.
CFPB Announces 2019 Reg Z Dollar Thresholds (8/27/2018) 
The CFPB has announced 2019 changes in dollar thresholds for several Regulation Z provisions governed by the CARD Act, the Home Ownership and Equity Protection Act and the Dodd-Frank Act.
Survey: Consumers Worried about Third-Party Financial Data Access (8/23/2018) 
Two-thirds of consumers who use nonbank fintech apps are extremely concerned or very concerned about data privacy, according to a recent survey conducted for the Clearing House.
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