Best from the Fall 2020 High Performance Idea Exchange

By: Dana Wilkes, Senior Affiliation Manager Later this month our Affiliation Program fall meeting attendees will receive a detailed recap of the best and brightest concepts and reflections from the…

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CFPB Proposal for Small Business Lending Data Collection

By: Edward R. Milhorn, Compliance Consulting Director Back on September 15, 2020, in connection with the requirements set forth in Section 1071 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer…

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Trending Topics from Fall Affiliation Program Discussions

The fall sessions for Sheshunoff’s CEO and Senior Lending Officer Affiliation Programs have featured interactive, collaborative discussions on the current issues that are top of mind for community bankers today.…

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Thoughts on How to Address the COVID Deferrals that are Coming to an End

By: David Etter, Managing Director- Loan Review Services I have clients who received 6-month payment deferrals, and those are now maturing. The clients do not have the capacity to re-start…

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RESPA Section 8 Official Guidance: Out with the Old, in with the New!

By: Edward R. Milhorn, Compliance Consulting Director Earlier this month, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) rescinded Compliance Bulletin 2015-05, titled “RESPA Compliance and Marketing Services Agreements (MSA).” The CFPB determined…

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Did the OCC rush the new CRA?

By: Wilhelmina Wachter, Managing Director – Compliance Services On May 20, 2020, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) issued a final rule on the Community Reinvestment Act…

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Private Bank Stock Transactions

By: John Adams, Head of Investment Banking 2020 has been marked by extreme volatility in the market for public stocks. As a private bank, this is more than a passing…

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FinCEN Releases Guidance for Providing Financial Services to Hemp-Related Businesses

By: Wilhelmina Wachter, Managing Director – Compliance Services On June 29th FinCEN released guidance for financial institutions to address questions related to BSA regulatory requirements for hemp-related businesses. The guidance…

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New Virtual Conference Options for Affiliation Program Members

By: Dana Wilkes, Senior Affiliation Manager The Affiliation Program team is pleased to announce that a new virtual conference option will be available this fall.  Earlier this year when the…

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New: Streamlining Sessions for Affiliation Program Members

By: Dana Wilkes, Senior Affiliation Manager Since most of the country continues to be under stay-at-home orders due to the COVID-19 pandemic, The Affiliation Program team has been working diligently…

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