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FDIC Tightens Rules on Account Termination Orders

The FDIC has established policies for what examiners may and may not do to recommend that a bank cut off a customer. The policy states that recommendations for customer terminations may not be solely based on reputation risk. Read More

Industry News

Bank Of America's Student Leaders® Program
The Bank of America Charitable Foundation’s Student Leaders® Program is accepting applications for the 2015 program.  The Bank is asking for your help to identify outstanding young people who are passionate about making a difference in their communities. 

The ABA Presents "Teach Children To Save"
Teach Children to Save (TCTS) is a national program that organizes banker volunteers to help young people develop a savings habit early in life.

Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia Community Depository Institutions Advisory Council - New Appointment
The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia today announced the appointment of William Wood, chairman, president, and CEO of CBT Financial Corp. & Clearfield Bank and Trust Company, to its Community Depository Institutions Advisory Council (CDIAC). The CDIAC is a 12-member council composed of representatives from commercial banks, thrift institutions, and credit unions. 

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Still Time to Enter the 2014 Community Service Award Program

Get the recognition you deserve for your community service initiatives.  The Community Service Award program highlights the impact New Jersey banks have on their local communities.  Show us your best!
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ABA Government Relations Summit
March 23 - 25, 2015

Annual Marketing Conference
April 9, 2015

Employment Law Update Seminar
April 15, 2015

G.R.O.W.T.H. Conference
April 17, 2015

Accounting Seminar with FMS-NY/NJ
April 20, 2015

Women in Banking Conference
April 22, 2015

Eighth Annual Golf Outing to Benefit Food Bank of New Jersey
April 27, 2015

Operations & Technology Seminar
April 29, 2015

The 27th Annual Annamae Baerenbach Memorial Lending Conference
June 11, 2015

111th Annual Conference
May 27, 2015

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111th Annual Conference in Nashville, TN, Register Today!

May 27-31, 2015
Omni Nashville Hotel
Nashville, TN

Registration is in full swing!  Do not forget to make your hotel and airline reservations. Want to Stand Out from your peers?  Consider one of the many sponsorship / exhibit / advertising opportunities the Annual Conference affords your financial isntitution and firm!

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Directors & Managing Officers Conference

Directors & Managing Officers Conference – March 13, 2015
Renaissance Woodbridge Hotel, Iselin, NJ
New Format!! New Speakers!

This year, our DMO Conference has a new, fresh format-- perfect for busy executives and directors. Enjoy a plated hot breakfast during the keynote presentation by Joshua Siegel of Stone Castle. Gideon J. Lenkey of Ra Security Systems and Robert B. Albertson of Sandler O'Neill + Partners, L.P. followed by presentation topics include Cyber Security and an Economic Update. This year, the Conference ends with a luncheon for those who want a head start back to the office.
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Upcoming NJBankers Conferences - Don't Miss Out on Opportunities for Professional Development!

Bankers Leadership Day in Trenton - Thursday, February 5, 2015
State and legislative leaders will provide updates on the key legislative issues impacting the New Jersey economy.  Don't miss out on what will turn out to be a very informative day.

Advanced IRA w/ PMC - NEW
Anyone can stand at a lectern and spout rules and regulations.  The challenge is to make sure people understand what the rules mean and how to apply them in everyday situations.

Bank Security Seminar - Tuesday, March 31, 2015 - NEW
Join us for our Annual Security Seminar revamped.  Your speaker this year will be Barry Thompson, Thompson Consulting. This seminar will help you attain your Regulation H requirements as well as your annual security update.

Compliance University 2015 - Wednesday-Friday, March 25-27, 2015 - NEW
Compliance University is a three-day program covering a wide range of intermediate and advanced compliance issues presented by compliance experts with a broad array of experience and knowledge. Attend and get up-to-date information on regulations, legislations and much more!


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Sponsorship opportunities available! 

New Jersey State Bar Association Banking Law Section and New Jersey Bankers Association Present "An Evening with The Commissioner"

Tuesday March 5, 2015
Hyatt Regency, New Brunswick, NJ
Cocktail Hour: 6:00pm (Cash Bar)
Dinner: 7:00pm
Cost: $95 per person 

New Jersey State Bar Association Banking Law Section and New Jersey Bankers Association invite you to  the “An Evening With the Commissioner” featuring Kenneth E. Kobylowski, Commissioner, New Jersey Dept. of Banking and Insurance. Click here for flyer.

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Deluxe Exchange 2015 - Critical Issues. Actionable Insights. Timely Solutions.
February 10-11, 2015, Deluxe will be hosting the Deluxe Exchange at The Phoenician in Scottsdale, Arizona. At this event, bank and credit union executives will network with peers, gain insights on how to impact their financial year in 2015 and join the conversation about the most critical issues facing their institution.

mOsa Social Media Report Results are In
mOsa studied 91 banks in total. The report shows insights into what banks are present on social media, how large of an audience they have, and how much social splintering is occurring within the banking industry.

Pension Management Company, Inc.
Join PMC at their Winter/Spring 2015 Workshops

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Associate Member News

Invictus Year-End Handbook 
Invictus has prepared a special year-end handbook that looks at regulatory thinking in 2014 – and the implications for 2015. This special report covers capital planning, stress testing, cybersecurity, the nature of community bank regulation, mergers and acquisitions, liquidity and interest rate risk, and more. Click here to see the Invictus Year End Review.  

McGladrey’s 2015 Loan Loss Reserve Survey
The results of the survey provide a snapshot of banks and credit unions across the nation and their loan loss reserve factors, with clear views of data for classified and nonclassified loans by asset size. The data is also broken down by components of reserve requirements. Click here for Survey.

PULSE Introduces New Brand Identity to Support Expanded Payments Solutions

PULSE unveiled a new corporate logo and acceptance mark. The rebranding preserves many elements of PULSE's original marks while also identifying the network more closely with its parent company, Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS). Download the new PULSE acceptance mark here

UCEDC release 4th quarter, 2014, News for Small Business Owners and Entrepreneurs
UCEDC has launched a new low-interest loan program and new training workshops to give entrepreneurs a jump start. Click here to take a look at UCEDC, 4th quarter, NewsFlash.

African American Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey
The Fifth Anniversary Circle of Achievement Awards Gala, "Transforming the Landscape" Thursday, February 19, 2015; 6:00 p.m.- Hyatt Regency, New Brunswick, NJ Read More
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Monmouth & Middlesex Counties Present Bowl for Kids' Sake

Compete with other local banks to see who can raise the most money and win the BIG Bank Trophy! Awards will also be given for Highest Fundraising Team, Highest Scoring Team and Best Team Spirit. Read More

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