Tag Archives: Mississippi Bankers Association

Banks get reprieve from Basel III capital requirements

November 9, 2012

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In a move that takes immediate pressure off of community banks in Mississippi and elsewhere in the nation, federal bank regulators say they do not expect to enact new capital requirements on Jan. 1 based on the Basel III International Accords. In a statement Friday, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency said the […]

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Ole Miss schools of business, accountancy cited among best by accrediting agency

June 5, 2012

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OXFORD — AACSB International, the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, has reaffirmed the standing of the University of Mississippi’s School of Business Administration and Patterson School of Accountancy as being among the world’s best. Both schools were reaccredited by AACSB for another cycle. For this academic year, 56 schools maintained their accreditation in […]

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Mississippi Young Bankers name officers, council members

March 29, 2012

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The Mississippi Young Bankers section of the Mississippi Bankers Association appointed new officers and councilmen during the annual study conference and convention in Point Clear, Ala. March 14-18. Officers include: President: Hue Townsend, Guaranty Bank & Trust Company, Belzoni; Vice President: Matt McCraw, First National Bank, Oxford; Treasurer: Michael Schloegel, Hancock Bank, Gulfport; New council […]

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Banking commissioner’s departure opens up replacement question

October 1, 2011

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Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour or his successor have the option of going into the financial services regulatory realm or into the banking sector itself to replace the retired John Allison as banking commissioner. Allison says the load of regulatory changes facing the financial sector has led state banking supervision offices across the nation to fill […]

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VIDEO:: Q&A John Allison, MS Banking Commission

September 16, 2011

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Health concerns faced by John Allison and his wife have led Allison to announce he will leave his post as Mississippi Banking commissioner Sept. 30. MBJ-TV recently caught up with the state’s chief banking regulator for a look back at his forty year tenure.

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Mississippi bankers ‘Get in the Game’ at 123rd annual convention

May 12, 2011

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SANDESTIN, Fla. — Under the theme of “Get in the Game,” more than 500 Mississippi bankers and their guests turned out Thursday morning for a trade show and opening general session of the 123rd annual convention of the Mississippi Bankers Association. The trade show drew nearly 50 exhibitors looking to provide products or services to […]

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Watching only: Bankers monitoring but staying out of payday lending law debate

January 13, 2011

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By Ted Carter The Mississippi Bankers Association is staying out of the tussle going on at the Capitol over renewal of the state’s payday-lending law. No upside to entering a fray in which you have little or no stakes, says Mac Deaver, association president. While the MBA does not have a position on whether to […]

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