Faster, more comprehensive breach notification requirements proposed

Faster, more comprehensive breach notification requirements proposed

/ Regulation
The proposed rule would, among other things, require banks to notify their primary regulators of a triggering incident as soon as possible, and no later than 36 hours after learning that the incident occurred, and would require banking service providers to notify affected bank customers immediately after experiencing a security ...
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Fidelity Bank’s Chuck Mueller finds success in unusual lending niche

Fidelity Bank’s Chuck Mueller finds success in unusual lending niche

/ Features
As 2020 neared its conclusion, Fidelity Bank, was on track to rack up more business than during any other year ...
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January RMI continues recent positive pattern

January RMI continues recent positive pattern

/ Chronicles
For the third time in the past four months, the Creighton University Rural Mainstreet Index was above growth neutral, rising ...
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Fed actions forestalled burgeoning crisis

Fed actions forestalled burgeoning crisis

/ The Economy
The arrival of COVID-19 brought with it not only a public health crisis, but an economic crisis. The virus has ...
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Chronicles

First Busey acquiring Glenview bank

/ Chronicles
Chicago-based First Busey Corp is acquiring Glenview State Bank and its holding company Cummins-American Corp., both in Glenview, Ill ...
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Yellen notes pandemic resolution key to recovery

/ Chronicles
During confirmation hearings, Treasury Secretary Nominee Janet Yellen said defeating the pandemic was the clearest path to restoring health to ...
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Farmers State Bank of Hartland announces new name

/ Chronicles
Farmer State Bank of Hartland, Minn., has changed its name to Arcadian Bank ...
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Wintrust selling three branches

/ Chronicles
Chicago-based Wintrust Financial is selling three branches in southwestern Wisconsin to The Greenwood’s State Bank, Lake Mills, Wis ...
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Landmark hits record earnings on strong housing market

/ Chronicles
Landmark Bank, Manhattan, Kan., broke its previous quarterly earnings record in the third quarter by earning $5.4 million compared to ...
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Glacier’s steadiness pays off

/ Chronicles
Glacier Bancorp, Kalispell, Mont., ended the third quarter with income of $77.8 million, up from $51.6 million during the same ...
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People

Flynn retiring from Associated

/ Retirements
Philip Flynn, president and CEO of Wisconsin’s Associated Bank, announced his plan to retire at the end of the year ...
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McNew to head SFC Bank

/ Promotions & New Hires
Rob Fulp, CEO of SFC Bank in Springfield, Mo., is retiring, and current SFC Bank President Monte McNew will replace ...
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Greg Post named CEO of Northwest Financial

/ Promotions & New Hires
Greg Post adds the CEO title in addition to president at Arnolds Park, Iowa-based Northwest Fianancial Corp ...
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Opinion

The year ahead: Privacy and cybersecurity issues

/ Regulation
The financial services industry faced unprecedented cybersecurity and privacy challenges in 2020. From learning how to operate with a remote ...
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Security, productivity inform the evolution of communications platform

/ Technology
Remote meeting technology can be dressed up, or clothed as business casual. David Gurlé is founder and CEO of Symphony ...
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Being ‘better’ … once again

/ The Economy
Pandemic, civil riots, contentious (and contested) elections — and this wasn’t a dystopian movie script. This describes the year 2020 ...
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Community Relations

American Bank of the North donates $5,000 to Hibbing Dylan Project

/ Community Relations
On the brink of Bob Dylan’s 80th birthday, American Bank of the North is supporting efforts to pay tribute to ...
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Kansas City Fed tops 5,000 laptop donations

/ Community Relations
The bank announced its Employer Laptop Challenge helped distribute over 5,000 laptop donations to nonprofits, schools and refurbishers since April ...
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FHLB Des Moines awards $41.3 Million in grants

/ Community Relations
The Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines has given approximately $41.3 million to 63 affordable housing projects across its ...
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