The end of 2020 is here and so is the end of Adobe Flash! All Community Banker University courses have been converted out of Flash and into HTML so you should have no trouble launching courses come Jan. 1, 2021.
We have had to juggle countless responsibilities this year—to our families, to our businesses, to our communities, to each other. With so many simultaneous demands, we have had to make no shortage of sacrifices.
As we near the close of 2020, we’re all crossing our fingers and hoping that 2021 brings a stronger sense of stability and normalcy. No matter how we define it, “normal” will differ dramatically from this point forward.
Over time, a business relationship develops, much of which is a matter of convenience for the busy portfolio manager. And out of this relationship comes dialogue. In 2020, the dialogue has gone places it had not yet visited. So, as the year ends, and hopefully the COVID-19-dominated headlines begin to recede, ICBA Securities' Jim Reber recounts some questions and comments he's heard for the first time this year.
On Nov. 18, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued Revenue Ruling 2020-27 and Revenue Procedure 2020-51. This guidance collectively addresses the timing of the disallowance of deduction of eligible costs incurred during 2020 that were paid using proceeds from a loan guaranteed under the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).
Bitcoin’s market cap is larger than the economies of some of the world’s smaller nations. The prices of popular cryptocurrencies continue to soar to new heights. Meanwhile, several financial institutions and tech giants announced significant digital asset initiatives.
As you know, there are currently two forms of central bank money in America: paper currency and money held by institutions on deposit at the Federal Reserve Banks. CBDC would be a new, third form — a “digital form of central bank money that is different from balances in traditional reserve or settlement accounts.”
Beginning Jan. 1 many courses will be updated to the new format, our BSA courses will include the very latest examiner hot-button issues, plus you can look forward to brand new courses in existing subject areas, plus some new courses in entirely new subject areas!
To think differently, you have to, well, think differently. While that is not a profound concept, it can be alarmingly difficult to execute. Yet, having to meet those check boxes before running with an idea means that sometimes the process limits the potential.
Cybersecurity is an ever-changing, ever-evolving practice. Because of this, the right cybersecurity practitioner will require hands-on experience and continuing education throughout their career to stay current in the field.
The experiences of 2020 and our new digital normal have impacted the lens with which we view potential fintechs vying for a spot for next year’s ThinkTECH Accelerator. Much has changed. Here's what you need to know.
It’s already the last quarter of the year and the clock is ticking to ensure your employees have completed their annual federal regulation training. Here are the Federal regulations that require annual training.