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April 27, 2022

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Six Gubernatorial Candidates to Address Convention Attendees

Nebraska Gubernatorial Candidates Democrat Carol Blood and Republicans Charles W. Herbster, Brett Lindstrom, Jim Pillen, Breland Ridenour and Theresa Thibodeau will speak to attendees at the NBA Annual Convention on May 5. Happening less than a week before the May 10 Primary Election, the event is an opportunity for candidates to make their final election pitches.

The NBA Annual Convention will be held May 4-6 at the Embassy Suites in La Vista. View the agenda, speaker line-up and registration form at You can also check for your name on the list of registrants.

Contact the NBA Education Center at 402-474-1555 or with any questions.

Are You Registered to Bid During the NBA BankPAC Silent Auction?

The NBA BankPAC Silent Auction will be open for bidding this Friday! Register to bid and preview items up for auction located under the button on the registration webpage.

The BankPAC Online Auction will be held in conjunction with the NBA Annual Convention, May 4-6 in La Vista. Bidding will close on May 5 at 6:00 p.m. CST.

Contact Jennifer Heaton at the NBA at or 402-474-1555 with questions.

Legislative, Policy & Regulatory Updates

NBA Legislative Update - April 22

NBA Compliance Update - April 22

Brainard Confirmed as Fed Vice Chairman

By a vote of 52 to 43, the Senate confirmed sitting Federal Reserve (Fed) Governor Lael Brainard to a four-year term as vice-char of the Fed.

SBA: Lenders Need Not Submit Duplicate PPP Loan Review Documentation

The Small Business Administration (SBA) confirmed that lenders do not need to submit duplicate documentation when SBA seeks documents during the agency's review of a Paycheck Protection Act (PPP) loans. If the requested documentation has been uploaded to the platform, lenders can select “Complete - Send to SBA” in the inbox message to return the request for information to SBA.

More Clarity Needed on Payments System Access Proposal

In a letter to the Fed, the ABA and other trade groups asked for details on how the agency will deal with issues relating to novel charters seeking access to its payments system. The groups called for the guidelines to “ensure that all institutions with access are held to an equally high standard of supervision.”

Read the Letter

CFPB to Examine Nonbanks 

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced plans to directly examine nonbank financial services providers. The Bureau believes that this action “will help protect consumers and level the playing field between banks and nonbanks.”

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Upcoming 'Ask the Regulators' Webinar on the Computer-Security Incident Notification Rule

The Federal Reserve, FDIC and OCC will host a webinar on April 28 at 1:00 p.m. CST to respond to questions regarding the final rule on computer-security incident notification. Submit questions in advance to


Upcoming Events

To see the complete event schedule, visit the NBA Event Calendar.

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April 20 - 26

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Nebraska Primary Election is May 10

Visit the Nebraska election resource website to find your candidates and a list of key election dates. The NBA partnered with the American Bankers Association (ABA) on a Get Out to Vote toolkit. Use the toolkit to access flyers and posters to share reminders about election day.

Access Election Resources

Mark Your Calendar: Community Commitment Awards

The ABA Foundation’s Community Commitment Awards marks its 10th anniversary this year. This national program celebrates America’s banks and their dedication to the people and communities they serve. The Awards entry period will be open beginning May 2 through July 1.

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Banks Invited to Economic Development Financing Roundtable

Join the Southeast Nebraska Development District on May 10 from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. CST to learn how banks and economic development districts can partner on business and housing loans. The event will be held via Zoom and will be recorded. Registration is required. 


Learn About Nebraska's Manufacturing Future

Learn the latest on modernization and tech trends driving Nebraska’s manufacturing sector at a May 11 conference. The objective of the event is to help manufacturers chart their course through the critical transformations, including financing options, required to stay competitive in the future. 


Bolster Your Farm Succession Planning Skills

Bankers who help farmers and ranchers facing farm succession issues are invited to become a certified farm succession coordinator. The two-session training begins on May 10 in Lincoln or via Zoom. 

Learn More and Register

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