Fed Survey


A survey released by four regional Federal Reserve Banks (New York, Atlanta, Cleveland and Philadelphia) found that community banks play a critical role in funding small businesses.

Heart of Texas Compliance Officers


The Heart of Texas Compliance Officers (HOTCO) is a newly created association for compliance officers at banks and credit unions in Travis County and surrounding areas. For HOTCO’s first of four meetings in 2015, the topic will be ‘The Secret to a Happy Marriage with Third-Party Vendors’ presented by Karen Neeley. Neeley is well known and highly regarded in the Texas financial institution community in the areas of regulatory and compliance law.

IBAT Career Center


Need a new member for your team? Consider posting your bank’s open positions in the IBAT Career Center. Jobs posted in the IBAT Career Center are open for viewing to all Texas financial institutions as well as employees of IBAT’s 200+ associate members.

Looking to make a move? The IBAT Career Center is free to browse. IBAT members can also post their resumes (confidentially) to the career center for consideration by potential employers. Click here to create a profile and put your resume online.

Two IBAT Suggestions Adopted


Last year, IBAT contacted the Department of Banking and the Department of Savings and Mortgage Lending to point out that, although there are rules requiring issuers of access devices to furnish customer notices of basic safety precautions annually, the Finance Code does not require an issuer to send the notice more than once.


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