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U.S. appeals court upholds Fed's cap on 'swipe' fees

...prevailed," Richard Hunt, president of the Consumer Bankers Association, said in a statement.Hunt said the group still...bottom-line of retailers," Hunt said.The American Bankers Association, the industry's biggest lobbying group, the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-03-21/us-appeals-court-upholds-f
FDIC suit says 16 big banks rigged key rate

...the New York Stock Exchange, NYSE Euronext, will take over supervising the setting of LIBOR from the British Bankers' Association. The changeover is scheduled to be completed by early next year.The FDIC asserted in its suit that the banks...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-03-14/fdic-suit-says-16-big-bank
Target hackers could have used business as back door

...cards, closed accounts and refunded credit card holders for transactions made with the stolen data.The Consumer Bankers Association said that its members have replaced over 17.2 million debit and credit cards as a result of the Target breach...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-02-07/target-hackers-could-have-
Biz Bits

...the board of the Mortgage Bankers Association of Georgia, Augusta Chapter...the board of the Mortgage Bankers Association of Georgia, Augusta Chapter...the board of the Mortgage Bankers Association of Georgia, Augusta Chapter...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-12-28/biz-bits
Biz bits

...at Georgia Regents University.PAT BLANCHARDAward/honor: Elected to the board of directors of the Community Bankers Association of Georgia.Details: He is retired vice chairman of First Bank of Georgia. MICHAEL RUCKERAward/honor: Received...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-11-09/biz-bits
Biz bits

...honor: Named associate of the year by the Mortgage Bankers Association of Georgia, Augusta chapter.FRANK LEEAward...Named mortgage banker of the year by the Mortgage Bankers Association of Georgia, Augusta chapter.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-01-04/biz-bits
Augusta bank president named vice chair of national banking organization

An Augusta bank president will become the chairman of the American Bankers Association in two years.Dan Blanton, the chief executive officer for Georgia Bank & Trust, was elected vice chairman of the national banking...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-10-22/augusta-bank-president-nam
Rebecca Mooney

...a Mortgage Loan Officer at Georgia Bank & Trust Company of Augusta, and was an active member of the Mortgage Bankers' Association. She was also a member of Wesley United Methodist Church in Evans. Rebecca is best known for her innate generosity...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000168645231
Shutdown squeezed corners of US economy

...their lowest level since December 2007, when the Great Recession officially began, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association. AUTO SALES: Some Americans postponed or canceled auto sales, according to J.D. Power and Associates. Industry...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-10-17/shutdown-squeezed-corners-
Rising interest rates affect demand for refinancing

...projected to tumble 56 percent to $294 billion in the second half of 2013, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association.Lenders that derive income primarily from making refinancing loans and selling them to mortgage buyers, such...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-09-20/rising-interest-rates-affe