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January 18, 2023

Submit Your Scenes of Nebraska

Anyone can be a photographer - you don't have to have a fancy camera or tons of experience with taking photos. If you see something worth capturing, do it! Then send it in for consideration in the 2024 NBA Scenes of Nebraska Calendar. We are currently accepting photo submissions until March 1, 2023.

The beauty of our Scenes of Nebraska Calendar is that the photos come from our bankers and their families. We'd like to showcase all that Nebraska has to offer - from rolling hills and monuments to country areas and cityscapes.

Have a favorite spot in town? Or perhaps you've made a scenic trip to a state park? Both cities/towns and the surrounding countryside make Nebraska what it is. What does living in Nebraska mean to you? We invite you to show us through your photos.

If you have questions about the calendars or the photo submission process, contact Laurie Johnson at the NBA at or 402-474-1555.

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NBA Foundation Scholarship Deadline Approaching

Jan. 31 is the deadline for students to apply for the NBA Foundation scholarship. Up to 10 students will be awarded a $2,000 scholarship for the 2023-2024 academic year.

To be eligible for a scholarship, the student must be a full-time junior or senior pursing a business-related degree at one of the Nebraska state or privately-funded colleges or universities (excluding the University of Nebraska campuses) and have a minimum GPA of 3.0.


Legislative, Policy & Regulatory Updates

Legislative Update

Jan. 13, 2023


Stay up to date by subscribing to the NBA Legislative Update. Sent every Friday during the legislative session, the newsletter recaps the week in the Nebraska Unicameral and issues affecting the banking industry.


Kansas City Fed Announces Director Appointments and Election Results

The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City announced the following director appointments for the Omaha branch: Clark Lauritzen, chairman and president, First National Bank of Omaha; Joanne Li, chancellor, University of Nebraska at Omaha; and L. Javier Fernandez, president and chief executive officer, Omaha Public Power District. In addition, Paul Maass, chief executive officer of Omaha-based Scoular, was elected as a director for the Kansas Ctiy headquarters office.

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FinCEN Releases Proposed Beneficial Ownership Data Collection Rule

The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) issued a proposed rule regarding the reporting process used to collect beneficial ownership data from reporting companies. Comments on the proposal are due March 20.

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Office of Financial Research: Risks to Financial Stability Increasing

According to the Office of Financial Research's annual report to Congress, multiple factors have increased overall risks to U.S. financial stability over the past year, however, the banking sector remains well-capitalized and maintains risk-based capital ratios above regulatory requirments.

Read the Report

Upcoming Events

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

Graduate Schools of Banking Opportunities 

Enrollment is open for the Graduate School of Banking at Colorado’s next session, July 16-28, 2023, in Boulder, CO. Learn more and apply here.

The Graduate School of Banking-Wisconsin (GSB-Wisconsin) and the NBA are co-sponsoring a variety of schools throughout 2023 including: Bank Technology Management, Bank Technology Security, HR Management, Financial Managers, Sales and Marketing, and Digital Banking.

2023 Full Schedule

Banks & Bankers

Jan. 11 - 17 

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