Meeting Coverage

State Filings – Midwest (June 2019)

Colorado Points West Community Bank, Windsor, Colo., authorized to establish a branch in Greeley, Colo. Iowa State Bank, New Hampton, filed to merge into Fidelity Bank & Trust, Dubuque. Farmers and Traders Savings Bank, Douds, filed to merge into Libertyville Savings Bank, Fairfield. City State Bank, Norwalk, authorized to establish a branch in Mesa, Ariz. … Read more

ICBA goes bold with AI demo

The future, as they say, is here. Here being Nashville, Tenn., where on the second day of ICBA Live, the future was carried onto a stage in the form of Sophia, a robot draped in haute couture in the style of Audrey Hepburn, a female gendered artificial intelligence who listened and was capable of engaging … Read more

De novos: Refiguring the cost of entry

The economy has a lot of influence on the de novo market, which might be picking up, albeit tepidly. James LaPierre, FDIC Kansas City Regional Director, shared at a seminar hosted by the Eide Bailly accounting firm that as of Nov. 1, that the FDIC has approved nine applications for FDIC insurance so far this year and the agency currently is considering 12 pending applications. [Continue]