The Independent Report

The Independent Report is the official news magazine of the Independent Bankers of Colorado (IBC), the association exclusively representing Colorado's community banks.  Every other month more than 1,400 copies are circulated to bank CEOs, presidents, directors, senior lenders, oeprations, security, human resource officers and other top managers.  Our news magazine educates and informs our readers about state and federal legislative issues, training, industry news and more!

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Featured Articles in this month's Independent Report:                                 May/June

Presidents:
CHFA Offers Mini-Bond Program to Support
Manufacturers and Nonprofits (CHFA)

Coming and Going: Supply of Government Agency Debt Remains Low (ICBA)
Succession Planning - Replacing Board Members (Eide Bailly)
Be Our Guest! Put Your Service to the Test (The James Paul Group)
Root Issues - The Symptoms Often Bling Us to the Root Cause of the Problem (Coan Payton & Payne)
Attracting Deposits: The Marketing Value of Branches (Promontory Interfinancial Network)
One of Those (O'Connell Consulting)

IT:
The Password is Dead; Long Live the Pasword (SBS Cybersecurity)
Third Party Risk Management - Contracts & Cybersecurity (BKD)

Compliance:

CECL: Your Step-by-Step Guide to Compliance by 2020-21 (CSI)
New Federal Antitrust Enforcement Initiative Regarding Employee Hiring and Compensation (Jones & Keller)


Lending:
Why iHelp Student Loans Are Good for Colorado Community Banks (iHelp)
                                                                   

Operations:

4 Payment Trends Financial Institutions Can Expect This Year (Vantiv)
How Document Checklists Are Creating Bottlenecks at Your Bank (Accusystems)
Maintain Competition and Routing in Payments (Shazam)
Takeaway Ideas for Less Pain, More Gain (Bankers' Bank of the West)


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CECL: