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10/13/21

Next Generation Advisory Board Seeks Nominees

Do you have an energetic, high-potential banker looking for an opportunity to shape Ohio’s banking industry? If so, the OBL welcomes your recommendation for candidates to serve on its Next Generation Advisory Board.

10/13/21

ATM Provider Releases Countermeasures for Hook and Chain Attacks

ATM provider Diebold Nixdorf last week released a product and solution security alert following increased reports of hook and chain attacks against freestanding, front-loading drive-up ATMs in multiple regions across the U.S. 

10/13/21

Bellefontaine Golfers Take Home Bankers Cup

Citizens Federal Savings & Loan of Bellefontaine took home the inaugural edition of the OBL Bankers Cup after winning the Association's annual golf tournament at Jefferson Country Club in Blacklick earlier this month.

10/13/21

Interest Builds for '21 Annual Meeting, Hsu to Keynote

Almost 200 OBL members and guests are already signed up to attend the OBL Annual Meeting -- Together Again -- scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 10 in Columbus. Acting Comptroller of the Currency and Columbus native Michael Hsu will keynote the event, focusing on four main agency priorities.

10/13/21

Tax Reporting Proposal Expected to be in House Version of Reconciliation Bill

A controversial provision that would mandate banks to report gross account inflows and outflows to the IRS is expected to be included in a U.S. House budget reconciliation package, according to Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi. 

10/06/21

Navigating Comp & Benefits Through the Pandemic

Despite economic challenges in other industries, the banking industry has been hiring employees during the pandemic. Sixty-two percent of responding institutions in the annual Bank Compensation & Benefits Survey said they had hired employees in 2020 and just five percent reported terminating employees last year.

10/06/21

Agencies Release Joint Ransomware Advisory

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, FBI and the National Security Agency have released a joint Cybersecurity Advisory warning banks and other businesses of an increase in so-called "Conti ransomware" attacks by cybercriminals. 

10/06/21

Chopra Confirmed in Senate

The U.S. Senate has confirmed Rohit Chopra to a five-year term as director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau by a vote of 50 to 48.

10/06/21

OBL Priority Financial Literacy Bill Passes Legislature

Today, an OBL priority bill to strengthen Ohio’s financial literacy graduation requirement received a concurrence vote in the Ohio Senate and now heads to Governor DeWine for his approval. Read more about this important legislation.

10/06/21

ID Theft, Stolen Cards are Top Cybersecurity Concerns

Identity theft and stolen credit or debit card information are the top cybersecurity concerns for consumers, according to a new survey from OBL affiliate member CSI.