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Top MBJ stories online for 2012

Here are the top MBJ stories posted online for 2012.* 1. Greenville Mayor Chuck Jordan resigning; has late-stage cancer 2. Jackson’s Charley Hutchison believed to be one of Apple’s youngest app developers 3. Trustmark feels pain of $10 million in bad debt after Tri-State Brick’s demise 4. Greenville Mayor Chuck Jordan dies after bout with pancreatic cancer 5. CARTER: Barbour ...

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Read November 16 issue of the MBJ

HEALTHCARE Bryant’s support, $10M grant give new life to medical school plans— by Ted Carter RETAIL ‘Whole Foods Effect’ likely to hit Highland Village— by Clay Chandler BANKING Strong reaction from community banks cited for Basel III delay— by Ted Carter ENERGY PSC to ask utilities to extend small business incentives— by Clay Chandler  HALEY BARBOUR Setting the record straight on the Kemper coal ...

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Strong reaction from community banks cited for Basel III delay

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. The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency said in a Nov. 9 statement the delay stems from the ...

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Banks get reprieve from Basel III capital requirements

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 delays stems from the massive ...

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Mississippi bankers make plea for scrapping Basel III

Now the waiting begins for banks across America as regulators weigh whether to enforce the international Basel III financial regulations here at home. With a comment period on the proposed regulations ending Oct. 22, the Mississippi Bankers Association joined its national counterparts in urging the Federal Reserve, the FDIC and Office of the Comptroller of the Currency to reject participation ...

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Read October 29 issue of MBJ

HEALTHCARE Hospitals worry rejection of Medicaid expansion would increase burden of uninsured care— by Ted Carter BANKING State’s bankers make plea for scrapping Basel III— by Ted Carter GULF COAST $21.1 million recreational harbor, downtown facelift will redefine Bay St. Louis waterfront— by Lisa Monti BRINGING BACK BAY TOWN INN Couple to resurrect bed and breakfast landmark that was swept ...

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Read September 17 issue of the MBJ

>> BASEL III Mississippi bankers brace for change— by Ted Carter Also in this week’s paper: >> MBJ FOCUS/LIST: Insurance & Employee Benefits >> LEGAL Supreme court sides with Department of Revenue in AT&T tax dispute— by Clay Chandler >> BANKING Trustmark, Hancock head lengthy list of state’s 5-star banks— by Ted Carter >> KEMPER UPDATE Construction milestone achieved at Kemper ...

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