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Thursday | The Daily Herald

$18M released to expand access to credit for small businesses, manufacturers

Thursday, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown , chair of the Senate Banking Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Protection, announced the availability of more than $18 million in new federal funding to help Ohio small business and manufacturers grow operations and create jobs by increasing access to available credit.


Related Topix: Small Business, Personal Finance, US Politics, US News, Sherrod Brown, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Banking, Financial Services

Thursday Apr 17 | JD Supra

Maine Moves Closer to Adopting the National Safe Mlo Test

Last month, Maine state lawmakers passed legislation that became law without Governor Paul LePage's signature that removed statutory language to facilitate the adoption of the Uniform State Test by the Maine Bureau of Financial Institutions.


Related Topix: US Governors, Paul LePage, Banking, Financial Services

Thursday Apr 17 | KTVK Phoenix

Feds raid Scottsdale luxury car dealership

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Federal agents and Scottsdale police are expected to return to a luxury car dealership after raiding the business Wednesday Agents with the Internal Revenue Service converged on Luxor Auto Group , which is located on Scottsdale Road south of Osborn Road, Wednesday afternoon.


Related Topix: Scottsdale, AZ, Tax, Banking, Financial Services

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Insurance Journal West

Zurich Launches Risk Management Tool for Financial Institutions

Zurich has launched a new Enterprise Risk Management healthcheck assessment tool for financial institutions.


Related Topix: Financial Services, Banking

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Corporate Records Service again sending deceptive mailings, officials warn

Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper.


Related Topix: Wisconsin, Small Business, Personal Finance, Banking, Financial Services, Shorewood, WI

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Globe and Mail

Regulator lays groundwork for new mortgage rules

The guidelines, which have been in the works since 2012, remain a proposal. The Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions will now hear comments and suggestions from mortgage insurance companies and others until May 23 before releasing a final set of rules.


Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Banking, Financial Services, Housing, Investment Banking, CIBC World Markets

Caribbean News Now!

Bahamas foreign minister attends special interest meetings in Washington

Fred Mitchell , Minister of Foreign Affairs and Immigration, and His Excellency Dr. Eugene Newry , Bahamas Ambassador to the United States, are pictured with Congressman Gregory W. Meeks, Representative for New York's Fifth Congressional District, Senior Member of the House Financial Services Committee and Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on ... (more)


Related Topix: Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Gregory Meeks, Democrat, Banking, Financial Services, World News, The Bahamas, Central America

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Kennebec Journal

Kennebec Savings Bank changing structure

For the future: Kennebec Savings Bank Executive Vice President Andrew Silsby, left, and President Mark Johnston outside the bank in a file photo from October 2013.


Related Topix: Banking, Financial Services, Waterville, ME, Winthrop, ME

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Business Journal

PNC Bank Canada Branch President Hines talks service expansion

Bill Hines , president and principal officer of PNC Bank Canada Branch, was in town as part of "Pop-Up! Canada," the temporary consulate set up April 7-11 in Pittsburgh by the Canadian General Consulate, and I sought him out for more details on PNC Financial Services Group Inc.'s operations and intentions across the border.


Related Topix: Pnc Financial Services GroupThe, Banking, Financial Services

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Globe and Mail

Regulator set to release new mortgage rules

Canada's financial regulator is close to releasing a new set of standards for Canada's mortgage insurers, one that the real-estate industry has worried may chill the market.


Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Real Estate, Banking, Financial Services, Housing

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Key post of deputy finance minister vacant as Michael Horgan resigns

The departure of Deputy Finance Minister Michael Horgan leaves another big hole in the Conservative government's senior financial team.


Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Financial Services, Banking

Finextra Research news

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Banking

Tue Apr 08, 2014

KLFY-TV Lafayette

Bill to bar new payday lenders fails in committee

A proposal that would keep Louisiana from licensing new payday lenders has failed to win support from a House committee that has been sympathetic to the industry.


Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Baton Rouge, LA, Banking, Financial Services

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Bellingham Herald

SBDC presentation focuses on the correct way for businesses to raise capital

BELLINGHAM The Western Washington University Small Business Development Center , in partnership with the Washington Department of Financial Institutions, will host a presentation entitled "The Rules of Raising Money" from 5-7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 23 at the Quality Inn at 100 Kellogg Rd. in Bellingham.


Related Topix: Western Washington University, Banking, Financial Services, Bellingham, WA

Supporters of payday loan limits point to new data

Supporters of a bill by Baton Rouge Rep. Ted James argued Monday that the report demonstrates that payday lenders, which offer short-term loans with high interest rates, trap people in debt.


Related Topix: Financial Services, Banking


International Analysis of Venture Capital Programs of Large Corporations and Financial Institutions

In this article, we investigate what drives large companies worldwide to run venture capital programs, specifically targeting Fortune Global 500 companies.


Related Topix: Financial Services, Banking, Venture Capital, Emerging Technology

Fri Apr 04, 2014

JD Supra

BVI Financial Institutions now able to register with the IRS for a GINN

In a welcome announcement made on 2 April 2014, the US Internal Revenue Service made provision for Financial Institutions in jurisdictions that have already reached an "agreement in substance" on the terms of a Model 1 or Model 2 intergovernmental agreement to register with the IRS and obtain a GIIN notwithstanding that the IGA is yet to be ... (more)


Related Topix: Banking, Financial Services, Tax

Thu Apr 03, 2014


Assembly GOP leaders call on Rep. Kramer to resign

Assembly Republican leaders are calling on former majority leader Bill Kramer to resign.


Related Topix: Waukesha, WI, Waukesha County, WI, Banking, Financial Services, Criminal Defense Law, Law

JD Supra

New Jersey Legislature Passes Superstorm Sandy Bill of Rights

Although New Jersey Assembly Bill A3710 died when referred to the Financial Institutions and Insurance Committee, the legislature recently passed Senate Bill S1804 , which details how the state can distribute Superstorm Sandy federal aid relief, and established a Bill of Rights for Superstorm Sandy victims.


Related Topix: Financial Services, Banking

Wed Apr 02, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Hampton Roads Bankshares is issued new rules

Virginia Beach-based Hampton Roads Bankshares said it has agreed with state and federal regulators to seek approval before taking on debt, paying dividends or buying shares of company stock until the bank's financial condition is in line with its peers.


Related Topix: Virginia Beach, VA, Banking, Financial Services, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, Eastern Virginia Bankshares


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