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BCG Contributes $50,000 to NJBankers Charity Foundation

On behalf of Bankers Cooperative Group, Richard Siderko, President & CEO, BCG, presented a $50,000 contribution to the NJBankers Charitable Foundation during the NJBankers Annual Golf & Networking outing. L to R: James Meredith, EVP/COO, NJBankers; John E. McWeeney, Jr., President & CEO, NJBankers; Robert E. Stillwell, Chairman, NJBankers Charitable Foundation, President & CEO, Boiling Springs Savings Bank and Richard Siderko, President & CEO, Bankers Cooperative Group. This significant contribution will no doubt support the goals of the Foundation.

NJBankers in the News

McWeeney Quoted in NorthJersey.com/The Record "Since 9/11, banks face more scrutiny under Patriot Act" Article
The 2001 Patriot Act, which expanded the federal government’s wiretapping and surveillance powers, also outlawed the financing of terrorism and subjected banks to greater scrutiny by regulators.

Member in the News

David Hanrahan President and CEO of Capital Bank of New Jersey Named to FDIC Advisory Committee
The FDIC announced the appointment of eight new members to its Advisory Committee on Community Banking.

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Industry News

FASB Issues Proposal to Improve Hedge Accounting
The Financial Accounting Standards Board issued the final proposal in its three-pronged effort to address bank accounting that started in 2010. Having issued new standards this year on classification and measurement and loan impairment, FASB issued its exposure draft to improve and expand the use of hedge accounting.

FinCEN Issues Advisory on Email Compromise Fraud
With email compromise schemes -- in which criminals fraudulently persuade individuals and companies to transfer funds -- on the rise, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network issued an advisory to financial institutions to help them identify and prevent these frauds.

OCC Seeks Nominations for Minority, Mutual Advisory Boards
The OCC is seeking nominations for members of the Mutual Savings Association Advisory Committee (MSAAC) and the Minority Depository Institutions Advisory Committee (MDIAC).

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Endorsed Service Provider News

Advanced IRA w/PMC – Register Today - Wednesday & Thursday, October 19 – 20, 2016
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.  These workshops are an exceptional, hands-on opportunity that will provide critical information on IRAs and tax-favored savings plans in terms you can readily understand.  What's more, you'll be encouraged to ask questions, share ideas, and work together with your peers throughout the state to solve real-life IRA problems -- all in a relaxed and supportive atmosphere.   

CAB Supports the Presentation of "How to Ace Your Next CRA Exam"
Thursday, September 15th, 10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. - Webinar
CRA compliance has become a major undertaking, consuming endless hours of staff time and management’s attention.  And when the examiners come, the data must be properly organized to make sure the bank gives a complete and detailed picture of their efforts or it can have a tremendous impact the outcome on your next CRA examination.

Endorsed Service Provider CRA Partners Presents 2016 CRA Compliance Conference
Don't miss this year's Doing Well By Doing Good CRA Compliance Bankers Conference being held on October 6-7, 2016 at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel in Nashville, TN., presented by CRA Partners, powered by the Senior Housing Crime Prevention Foundation. Current bank partners network with prospective partners to discuss strategies for earning guaranteed CRA credit while transforming and protecting the lives of nursing home residents through the Senior Crimestoppers program.

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Enterprise Risk Management Conference
September 27, 2016

Bank Secrecy Act Seminar 101
October 13, 2016

Bank Secrecy Act Seminar Advanced
October 14, 2016

Advanced IRA w/PMC
October 19-20, 2016

Annual Human Resources Conference
October 20-21, 2016

Annual Senior Management Conference
November 1-3, 2016

Operations & Technology Seminar
November 8, 2016

NJBankers Leadership Academy
See njbankers.com for details.

Directors College with FDIC
September 15, 2016

Emerging Leaders Curriculum

Classes Begin Sept. 28, 2016

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NJBankers and FinPro Launch the Directors Certification Program


NJBankers is committed to contributing to the professional development and continuing education needs of New Jersey bankers and directors. The NJBankers Leadership Academy is a comprehensive program which provides the tools for all levels of bankers and directors to succeed in their careers, support their financial institution, and advocate for the banking industry.

NJBankers recognizes the importance of providing broad exposure to the challenges and opportunities faced by today’s bank directors and has partnered with FinPro, Inc.,  a leading strategic consulting and capital markets firm, to develop a multi-faceted educational program, the Directors Certification Program. The Program provides an annual certification designation to those directors that meet participation criteria. The Program is an extension of FinPro’s Leadership and Education division.

The Directors Certification Program includes web-based training, in-person conferences, new board member training and customized full board training.

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NJBankers Senior Management Conference

The NJBankers Senior Management Conference presents an overview of the hot topics and emerging trends that will change the way your bank conducts its business now and in the future. The conference provides an invaluable opportunity for staying current on the issues affecting our rapidly changing industry and to network with peers and solution providers.

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

Directors College with FDIC – Thursday, September 15, 2016
A bank’s board of directors serves a critical role in the successful, healthy operation of the bank. A board’s responsibility includes staying abreast of any bank issues, regulatory requirements and establishing a corporate culture that prevents the circumvention of safe and sound policies and procedures. An engaged, attentive board must adopt effective corporate governance practices.

Enterprise Risk Management Conference – Tuesday, September 27, 2016
A successful ERM process can help an organization meet many challenges by providing a framework for managers to explicitly consider how risk exposures are changing, determine the amount of risk they are willing to accept, and ensure they have the appropriate risk mitigants and controls in place to limit risk to targeted levels.

Bank Secrecy Act Seminar 101 – Thursday, October 13, 2016
This program presented by 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 everyone needs to remember their critical duties.  It also reviews the required elements of your AML program from CIP to enhanced due diligence. 

Bank Secrecy Act Seminar Advanced – Friday, October 14, 2016
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.  The seminar focuses on only a few issues. 

Advanced IRA w/PMC – Wednesday & Thursday, October 19 – 20, 2016
These workshops are an exceptional, hands-on opportunity that will provide critical information on IRAs and tax-favored savings plans in terms attendees can readily understand.  What's more, participants will be encouraged to ask questions, share ideas, and work together with peers throughout the state to solve real-life IRA problems -- all in a relaxed and supportive atmosphere.   

Annual Human Resources Conference – Thursday & Friday, October 20 – 21, 2016
The NJBankers Human Resource Conference provides the tools, resources, innovations and solutions you need for successful HR practices that will ensure your department and bank will thrive. Polish your skills with practical takeaways that you need to achieve your goals – from talent management to recruitment efforts to succession planning and retirement considerations to federal compliance.   

2016 Delaware Trust Conference – Tuesday & Wednesday, October 25-26, 2016
Delaware Bankers Association and the Delaware Financial Education Alliance Present the 11th Annual Delaware Trust Conference. NJBankers is once again proud to promote and support the Delaware Bankers Trust Conference.  NJBankers members will be granted the Delaware Bankers membership pricing as a courtesy

Beyond the Numbers - CFO CONFERENCE w/ FMS, NY/NJ Chapter – Tuesday, November 15, 2016
The role of the CFO has changed in recent years becoming much more complex with inherently demanding expectations for the CFO to play a central role in bank leadership. The state of the economy, increased regulatory scrutiny, changes in accounting standards and even talent planning have all affected the way the CFO impacts a financial institution.

New Leaders In Banking – Thursday, December 1, 2016 - Nominate Today!
The New Jersey Bankers Association and New Jersey Banker magazine are now accepting nominations for the New Leaders in Banking awards - sponsored by Wolf & Company. This is your chance to nominate a colleague who will be honored at a special awards dinner the night before the Bank Horizons event.

To be eligible, all nominees must meet the following requirements:
* Work in a bank in New Jersey
* Be 40 years old or younger at any point in 2016
* Be an outstanding employee, manager, or business leader
* Regularly make a noticeable impact on both their bank and community

BankHorizons – Friday, December 2, 2016
Early Registration is NOW OPEN - BankHorizons is an exceptional opportunity to showcase your company while networking with hundreds of banking professionals from across the state.  BankHorizons is changing its venue to Ocean Place Resort & Spa in Long Branch, New Jersey. The new event space allows for networking opportunities like never before with a world-class exhibit hall at a completely renovated venue. Plus, this year's exhibitors will attend a welcome reception, taking place the night before the event.  


CFT 2016 Commercial Lending School

October 23-28, 2016
Crowne Plaza Monroe, Monroe Township, NJ

The Commercial Lending School delivers in-depth training in all facets of commercial credit, with an emphasis on financial analysis, cash flow versus profit, and loan structure. Cases emphasizing small and medium-sized companies are featured. Case studies are used extensively, and active participation by the students is essential. The work will require study, documentation, analysis and decision making, often in small teams that will interact intensively with the instructors, both during the day and in the evening.

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Register Today! New Jersey Bank Marketing Association Presents 'How to Become a Marketing Pro in One Morning'

Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Holiday Inn Express, Clark, NJ
This meeting will cover everything you need to know about media, great and creative copy, and targeting the right clients and prospects all in one morning. The panel of experts, representing various areas of marketing, will cover the “how to’s” of their specific marketing discipline. Don’t miss this one, register today!

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Help Support the Adler Aphasia Center Gala

The Adler Aphasia Center is a vital resource for people with Aphasia, their loved ones, healthcare professionals, researchers, and community partners and donors. Their success is due to the commitment of their supporters. On October 6, 2016, they will hold their annual gala, Strengthening Voices for Aphasia. This year, they will honor Investors Bank, among other honorees, for their avid support. Please consider attending and supporting their mission. Read More


Please join the Maurice J. Spagnoletti Foundation on their journey of Love, Support & Hope

Maurice J. Spagnoletti was a prominent N.J. banker tragically killed in June, 2011. His legacy, however, lives on – of upholding the highest moral and ethical values for the American banking system – the cornerstone of the American Dream.

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Philadelphia Fed Presents Reinventing Our Communities: Transforming Our Economies - Register Today!

Reinventing Our Communities is a national biennial conference series hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia and cosponsors. Register today for the seventh conference in this series, Reinventing Our Communities: Transforming Our Economies, to be held September 21-23, 2016 at the Hilton Philadelphia at Penn’s Landing. The 2016 conference will highlight strategies to create places of opportunity, develop the local workforce for a global marketplace, and provide wealth and opportunity inclusively to all segments of the population.

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