If this page doesn't display properly in your email, click here. December 16, 2015
New Jersey Bankers Association
Legislative Update
Applications Bulletin
Regulatory Bulletin
Buy-Sell Loans/Participations
Web Seminars
NJBankers in the News

NJBankers Offers Small Biz Tips for Combating Fraud
The New Jersey Bankers Association suggests small businesses partner with their banks to prevent an account takeover and also offers several other tips to combat against fraud.

What's New at NJBankers

The NJBankers Charity Golf Outing Will Benefit  JA Finance Park®.
The New Jersey Bankers Association Charity Golf Outing being held at Mercer Oaks on April 25, 2016 will benefit a very relevant financial literacy program called JA Finance Park®. The proceeds will underwrite the cost for high school students from throughout the state to partake in a 21st century experiential-learning program in a state-of-the-art center located in Raritan Center, Edison, NJ.  The Program helps students meet state standards and graduation requirements at no cost the schools and students’ families.

Bank Horizons Event Draws More Than 400 Attendees
On December 2, attendees enjoyed an action-packed day complete with educational sessions, leading-edge exhibits, networking, and attendee raffle prizes.

A Celebration with New Leaders
Twelve up and coming bankers who are highly respected by their colleagues were honored at the New Leaders in Banking Award Gala in conjunction with BankHorizons.

McWeeney Presents an Industry Update at New Jersey Banking Seminar

John E. McWeeney, Jr., president and CEO of the New Jersey Bankers Association presented an industry update to all who attended associate member BDO's New Jersey Banking Seminar

Industry News

Empire State Manufacturing Survey Conducted by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York
The December 2015 Empire State Manufacturing Survey indicates that business activity declined for a fifth consecutive month for New York manufacturers. However, the pace of decline slowed somewhat: the headline general business conditions index, though still negative, moved up six points to -4.6.

Fixing America's Surface Transportation Act of 2015
On December 4, 2015, the President signed into law the Fixing America's Surface Transportation Act of 2015 (the "FAST Act" or "Highway Funding Act"). Although principally addressing highway funding, the law impacts the banking industry.

*click on headline for details

Member News

Columbia Bank Named "Corporate Citizen of the Year"
Columbia Bank has been named “Corporate Citizen of the Year” by NJ BIZ, a leading source for news and information about New Jersey companies and the New Jersey economy.  Helping local communities prosper has been a Columbia priority since the bank’s founding in 1927.

Hopewell Valley, Northfield Bank Merger Approved
Northfield Bank and Hopewell Valley Community Bank have received shareholder and regulatory approvals to merge into one company, both banks.

Economic Leadership Forum

Friday, January 15, 2016
The Palace at Somerset Park, Somerset, NJ

For the fifth year in a row, the Economic Leadership Forum will be an opportunity to hear from key thinkers on the issues that shape our great Garden State. Our impressive roster of speakers will provide an in-depth view of New Jersey’s current and future business issues. Read More

112th Annual Conference - Scottsdale, AZ - Room Block Open

The room block at The Phoenician is now open and actively taking registrations! Don't wait; secure your room today!

CONFERENCE DATES:  May 11 – 15, 2016

Schedule:  May 11 – Registration opens at 3:00 p.m, May 15 is the departure date. Read More




CRA/Fair Lending Seminar
February 23, 2016

Advanced IRA w/PMC
 February 24-25, 2016

Directors & Managing Officers Conference
 March 4, 2016

Advanced IRA w/PMC
 March 8-9, 2016

ABA Government Relations Summit
 March 14-16, 2016

28th Annual Annamae Baerenbach Memorial Lending Conference
 March 25, 2016

6th Annual Women In Banking Conference
 April 6, 2016

New Jersey Leadership Cyber Summit
 April 11, 2016

9th Annual Charity Golf Outing w/NJCPA
 April 25, 2016

112th Annual Conference
 May 11-15, 2016

Bank Security Seminar
 May 25, 2016

Annual Marketing Conference
 June 9, 2016

Internet Profiling and Intelligence Gathering
 June 16 & 17, 2016

Compliance University
 June 22-24, 2016

Annual Summer Golf Outing and Networking Reception
 August 8, 2016

Bank Secrecy Act 101 Seminar
 October 13, 2016

Advanced Bank Secrecy Act Seminar
 October 14, 2016

Annual Human Resources Conference
 October 20-21, 2016

Annual Senior Management Conference
 November 1-3, 2016

113th Annual Conference
 May 17-21, 2017

114th Annual Conference
 May 1-5, 2018

115th Annual Conference
 May 17-21, 2019

Sponsorship, Exhibiting
 & Advertising Opportunities
- Click Here!

Other Industry Meetings
View Other Meetings
Mark Your Calendar
View Upcoming Events
Lock Your Sponsorship and Advertising in Early!
Sponsorship and advertising opportunities are now available for NJBankers Annual Conference at the Phoenician in Scottsdale, Arizona.  Join us as we move “Westward Ho” on May 11 -15, 2016.  Read More
Bulletin Notice

Please note that there will be no Bulletin December 30th due to the holidays. The Bulletin will resume regular publication on Wednesday, January 6, 2016.

 Bulletin Tools
Search Back Issues
Forward this Issue
Print-Friendly Version
New Jersey Bankers
411 North Avenue East
Cranford, NJ 07016
Phone: (908) 272-8500
Fax: (908) 272-6626
To ensure delivery of the New Jersey Bankers Bulletin, please add "info@njbankers.com" to your email address book or Safe Sender List. If you are still having problems receiving our communications, see our white-listing page for more details: http://www.commpartners.com/website/white-listing.htm

To safely unsubscribe from this group, click here.
Visit NJBankers.com