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Comcast Newsmakers Features John McWeeney 
Jill Horner speaks with John E. McWeeney, Jr., President /CEO, NJBankers, about the NJ banking industry.

McWeeney Pens OpEd
Tuesday, July 21, marked the fifth anniversary of the Dodd-Frank Act. John McWeeney submitted an OpEd regarding the legislation and its effect on the industry.

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Industry News

ABA Presents Lights, Camera, Save!
Registration is now open for Lights, Camera, Save!, the ABA Foundation’s annual video contest that encourages students to submit short videos to a local bank that express the importance of saving and using money wisely.

ABA Survey: Majority of Bank Customers Pay No Account Fees
Sixty-one percent of bank customers pay no monthly account fees for banking services, according to results from ABA’s annual consumer banking released today. An additional 11 percent of customers pay $3 per month or less. Each figure is down one percentage point from 2014.

Be Aware of the Increasing Number of ATM Skimmer Attacks
Recently, there has been an astounding increase in the number of ATM skimmer attacks nationwide. ATM skimmers are becoming more complicated and difficult to detect. Skimmers can now completely encase the front of a cash machine.  

What is “Negligent Entrustment” and what does it mean for your bank?
by Dirk Hanket, P&C Product Manager, ABA Insurance Services
The number of negligent entrustment suits and verdicts is increasing, with large settlements being common and judgments often including punitive damages. The costs of developing and implementing a safety and risk program are minimal compared to the emotional and financial costs of negligent entrustment.  

Federal Reserve Bank of New York Surveys Business Leaders
The Survey indicates that activity in the region’s service sector expanded modestly. The survey’s headline business activity index fell six points to 4.6, indicating a slower pace of growth than in July. The business climate index edged down one point to -8.3, signaling that, on balance, respondents continued to view the business climate as worse than normal.

FHLBNY Declares a 4.10% Dividend for the Second Quarter of 2015
The Federal Home Loan Bank of New York was pleased to announce that, on August 20, 2015, the Board of Directors approved a dividend for the second quarter of 2015 of 4.10% (annualized).  The dollar amount of the dividend will be approximately $53.3 million.  The cash dividend was distributed on August 21, 2015. 

Register Today for the Cybersecurity Awareness Program Hosted by the FDIC's New York Region
Thursday, August 27, 2015 -  1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
This program will discuss the elements and sources of cyber risk, as well as the tenets of a robust information security program that is able to identify, control and respond to these risks. 

South Jersey Biz Magazine Announces Power Players
South Jersey Biz magazine has announced its inaugural list of the 50 most influential business men and women in South Jersey. Congratulations to our members that have been named influential business men and women in South Jersey!

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"An Evening with the Commissioner"

Thursday, September 17, 2015
Hyatt Regency - New Brunswick, N.J.
The New Jersey State Bar Association Banking Law Section in conjunction with NJBankers and the New Jersey Mortgage Bankers Association will be presenting “An Evening with the Commissioner” on September 17, 2015. Acting Commissioner Richard J. Badolato, New Jersey Department of Banking and Insurance, will be speaking. The deadline to register is September 14th. Register Today!




Enterprise Risk Management Conference
October 21, 2015

Advanced IRA w/PMC
November 4-5, 2015

Operations & Technology Seminar
November 9, 2015

CFO Conference with FMS
November 17, 2015

Directors College w/FDIC
November 20, 2015

New Leaders In Banking
December 1, 2015

December 2, 2015

Advanced IRA w/PMC
December 9-10, 2015

Economic Leadership Forum
January 15, 2016

Directors & Managing Officers Conference
March 4, 2016

ABA Government Relations Summit
March 15-16, 2016

6th Annual Women In Banking Conference
April 6, 2016

112th Annual Conference
The Phoenician Resort
Scottsdale, AZ
May 11-15, 2016

Annual Marketing Conference
June 9, 2016

Compliance University
June 22-24, 2016 

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Annual Human Resources Conference

Thursday-Friday, October 15-16, 2015
Caesar’s Resort & Spa, Atlantic City, NJ

Join your colleagues and peers for two days of educational sessions and networking as the New Jersey Bankers Association once again presents the Annual Human Resources Conference. Read More

Upcoming NJBankers Conferences - Don't Miss Out on Opportunities for Professional Development!

Annual Senior Management Conference – Wednesday-Friday, September 9-11, 2015
The NJBankers Senior Management Conference provides the requisite knowledge and competencies for your financial institution’s success. It brings managing officers, C-level and senior executives and directors together for an educational and networking experience that focuses on the challenges facing banks today and the solutions to help you manage your bank through it all. 

Regulatory Visit to D.C. – Monday – Wednesday, September 28 – 30, 2015
Join NJBankers as we kick-off our annual regulatory visit to our nations’ capital.  This trip is designed for all levels of bankers, from the most seasoned to your emerging leaders, to introduce them to the important regulatory issues affecting our financial institutions now!

BSA 101: BSA / AML Compliance Management – Monday, October 19, 2015
Ken Golliher of Pegasus Educational Services, LLC incorporates a review of all of your institution's BSA’s technical compliance responsibilities; it is the annual review so everyone remembers their critical duties.  The program also reviews the required elements of your AML program from CIP to enhanced due diligence.  Program content incorporates recent changes and reviews major proposed changes. 

Advanced BSA: BSA/AML Compliance Management – Tuesday, October 20, 2015
BSA/AML compliance is a self-perpetuating enterprise.  The list of responsibilities never gets shorter or easier to understand. This program is designed to assist experienced personnel in staying ahead of the BSA/AML compliance steamroller. 

Endorsed Service Provider News

Webinar Presents An Easy Way to Earn CRA Credit While Preventing Elder Abuse 
Tuesday, September 15, 2015
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (Eastern Time)
Each year hundreds of thousands of seniors are abused, neglected, and exploited because they are frail and vulnerable trusting others to meet their most basic needs. The nationally-acclaimed Senior Crimestoppers program is the only initiative having a measurable impact on crime and abuse in America’s low and moderate income nursing homes and Veterans homes. Funding this program serves as an easy way for your bank to earn CRA credit.

PMC Presents 39th Annual National IRA Compliance Seminar October 5-7, 2015 
PMC has put together an opportunity so your staff has access to the best IRA training and Two for One pricing.  There’s no limit.  Plus, as an endorsed service provider of NJBankers, PMC is offering a 10% registration discount to all NJBankers members.

SNL Financial Offers Integrated Tools For Banking Success
Today, in order for a banker to be effective in all the tasks that come their way, a banker needs a source that integrates all of business activities into one easy-to-use platform. NJBankers Endorsed Service Provider SNL Financial offers the comprehensive solution that today’s banker needs to advance both their business and career.

Any questions on NJBankers Endorsed Service Providers, please contact Jenn Zorn, SVP, Director of Education and Business Development at NJBankers at 908-272-8500 ext. 611 or jzorn@njbankers.com.

Associate Member News

CSI Presents Complimentary Regulatory Compliance Webinar
Thursday, September 17, 2015 - 2PM - 3PM CT
Join CSI’s Chief Risk Officer, Keith Monson, on September 17, 2015 for an executive summary of the revised Flood Disaster Protection Act insurance rules and regulations. CSI will share working examples of how these guidelines affect your financial institution, so you’re ready to comply with these mandatory updates. 

Kaplan & Associates Changes Name to Kaplan Partners
It takes movers and shakers to recruit movers and shakers. For over 20 years, Kaplan & Associates has led the charge in identifying and evaluating senior executive talent for the nation’s financial sector. Now, as Kaplan Partners, we are more ready than ever to ensure your continued success in today’s demanding markets.

FMS Presents 2015 East Coast Regional Conference

September 20-22, 2015 - Resorts Casino Hotel - Atlantic City

The NY/NJ Chapter of FMS  is proud to sponsor the 2015 East Coast Regional Conference featuring an excellent lineup of speakers and events. Make your plans to join us. Register online now!

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