The Missouri Banker

The Missouri Banker is a bimonthly magazine from the Missouri Bankers Association that focuses on the issues affecting the Missouri banking community. Comments about the magazine, including potential articles and promotional opportunities, should be directed to Lori Bruce.

November/December 2021

The Missouri Banker - November December 2021

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Cover Story
Taking Care of Business
Craig Overfelt reflects on 20 years with MBA advocating for Missouri banks

From our Chairman: Make Your Voice Heard as an MBA Target Banker
From our President and CEO: The Time for SAFE Banking is Now
American Bankers Association Perspective: To Pay or Not to Pay: Ransomware Attacks Offer an Unsavory Choice

Department News
Government Relations: ECORA, ATM ‘Smash-and-Grab’ Penalty Provision Top Session Agenda
Legal: Protecting Your Banks From ATM ‘Smash and Grabs’ 
Compliance: To Inhale or Not Inhale, That is the Question
Education & Marketing: School of Bank Management Provides Tools for Next Career Steps

Views from Washington, D.C.
Monitoring Regulations, Pushing Back

Guest Commentary
Ensure Accurate Property Descriptions With MBA Partner Vizaline
FTC Expands the Safeguards Rule, Anticipates ‘Technological Shifts’
Cyberattacks: What You Need to Know and Do to Thwart Threats

Around the State
$82,315 and Counting
Missouri Banker Establishes Fund to Support Education, Scholarships
MBA Foundation Awards InternConnect Scholarships
Missouri Bankers, Banks Honored at ABA Convention
2021 MBA Highlights

September/October 2021

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The Missouri Banker - September October 2021Cover Story
Lending a Hand
Banks share views on financial inclusion, community development


From our Chairman: ‘Hustling’ to Voice Your Views, to Make a Difference
From our President and CEO: Returning to a Traditional Network for a Better Experience
American Bankers Association Perspective: Banking On Inclusion: America’s Banks Embrace Bank On Movement

Department News
Government Relations: : Fall Brings Preparation for 2022 State Legislative Session
Legal: Court of Appeals Throws a Curve Ball at Automotive Finance 
Compliance: The Evolution of the Qualified Mortgage
Education & Marketing: 2021 Executive Management Conference

Views from Washington, D.C.
Putting an End to Direct Government Lending

Guest Commentary
Talent Gathers Here! MBA Unveils BankTalentHQ
Supreme Court Precludes Unharmed Class Members From Recovering for Technical Statutory Violations
The Millionaire and the Great Wealth Transfer
Branch Versus Digital Banking in Missouri

Around the State
MBA Honors Millington As Young Banker of the Year
2021 MBA Young Banker Leadership Award Finalists

July/August 2021

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The Missouri Banker - July August 2021Cover Story
Giving His Best Shot
MBA Chairman John Everett follows lifelong lesson in career


From our Chairman: Embrace Opportunities With Your Association 
From our President and CEO: Redistricting & the Economy: Keys to the ‘22 Election
American Bankers Association Perspective: Time’s Up: Congress Must Stop Credit Union Purchases of Taxpaying Banks

Department News
Government Relations: 2021 State Legislative Sessions Yields Positive Results
Legal: Letters Questioning ADA Website Accessibility Reemerge 
Compliance: Missouri Usuary Simplification Legislation Passes
Education & Marketing: Delivering Exceptional In-Person Experiences

Views from Washington, D.C.
Pay Attention to Cryptocurrencies

Guest Commentary
Bank Customers Cement New Relationships With Digital Channels
Preparing for the LIBOR Transition: What Missouri Banks Need to Do Now
How to Maximize New PPP Loan Relationships

Around the State
MBA Chairman’s Award Honorees 
MBA 50 Year Club Honorees

May/June 2021

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Cover Story
Here's To Our Heroes
MBA convention salutes bankers for their commitment, dedication to their communities

From our Chairman: Keep Making A Difference 
From our President and CEO: ECORA: The Key to Lowering Ag Borrowing Costs
American Bankers Association Perspective: Perspective on the Paycheck Protection Program

Department News
Government Relations: Bankers Voice Concerns to Missouri Congressional Delegation
Legal: Convenience Store Gaming Machines May Present BSA Questions for Banks 
Compliance:  A Prohibited Basis in Regulation B Clarified
Education & Marketing: Bankers Return to School

Views from Washington, D.C.
Ending Operation Choke Point for Good

Guest Commentary
3 Tips for Bank Leaders in Today’s Environment
The Coming Bankruptcy Wave: A Bankruptcy Overview for Creditors
Fighting Fraud: An Inside-out Approach

Around the State
Everett, Buckner, Fish Nominated for MBA Offices 
Seven Graduates Receive $1,000 MBA Foundation Scholarships
MBA Foundation to Award InternConnect Scholarships This Fall

March/April 2021

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Cover Story
Lessons Learned
Bankers share perspectives of COVID-19’s effect on banking community


From our Chairman: Change Ensures Viability 
From our President and CEO: Cultivating a Promising Future for Tomorrow’s Leaders 
American Bankers Association Perspective: A Robust Recovery Requires Consistent ‘Rules of the Road’

Department News
Government Relations: Missouri General Assembly Marks Halfway Point
Legal: Do They Listen? 
Compliance: Military Lending Act Refresher
Education & Marketing: MBA Prepares for the Return of In-Person Events
MBA VEBA: MBA VEBA Converts Medical Plans to ELAP 

Views from Washington, D.C.
The Re-Emergence of Operation Choke Point

Guest Commentary
Forbearance Trending May Lead to Increase Need for Collateral Protection Insurance
Dude, Your Car is With Your Creditor: How the Supreme Court’s Decision of the Automatic Stay Impacts Creditors
A Hybrid Workforce is the Future. Is Your Bank Ready?

Around the State
Showcase Your Photos in MBA’s 2022 Scenes of Missouri Calendar 
Discovering a Piece of MBA History

January/February 2021

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Cover Story
A Voice for All Bankers
Dan Robb credits his MBA involvement for his newest endeavor


From our Chairman: Focusing on Our Association’s United Purpose 
From our President and CEO: United We Stand 
American Bankers Association Perspective: COVID-19 Turns One

Department News
Government Relations: New State Session Brings Host of Measures Affecting Banking Community
Legal: Plaintiff Class Action Attorneys Continue Assault on Consumer Credit 
Compliance: Redesigned Uniform Residential Loan Application (Form 1003)
Education & Marketing: In-Person Events on the Horizon as MBA Maps Out Programming
MBA VEBA: A New Year, A New Outlook 

Views from Washington, D.C.
New Assignments Present Opportunities to Strengthen Economy

Guest Commentary
Missouri Bankers Association Announces Enhanced Shred-It Endorsement
EEOC Issues Guidance on COVID-19 Vaccine and the Workplace
Worried About the CECL Unknowns?
Digital Banking: A Look at the Playing Field 

Around the State
Showcase Your Photos in MBA’s 2022 Scenes of Missouri Calendar 
MBA Foundation Awards Five InternConnect Scholarships

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