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Banking With Interest

Sep 27, 2022

Corey LeBlanc, cofounder, chief operating officer and chief technology officer of Locality Bank in Florida, talks about how he and his partners got through the notoriously difficult regulatory process to charter a de novo institution. Why did they succeed where so many others have not? He also talks about what...


Sep 21, 2022

Alex Marsh, head of global policy at Klarna, talks about the company’s response to the CFPB report last week that called for buy-now, pay-later firms to be regulated and examined like credit cards. He also discusses the growth of the sector, including the recent drop in valuations for BNPL firms, and where he sees...


Sep 13, 2022

Darrin Williams, the CEO of Southern Bancorp. in Arkansas, talks about how a huge capital infusion from the Treasury Department’s Emergency Capital Investment Program is changing his bank and how similar infusions are impacting fellow community development financial institutions.


Jul 26, 2022

Lauren Anderson, senior vice president at the Bank Policy Institute, discusses the various approaches regulators are taking, both internationally and in the U.S., to banks and climate change—and how institutions are responding. That includes blowback to the SEC’s proposed climate disclosure standards and new...


Jul 19, 2022

Karen Thomas, the former senior executive vice president of government relations and public policy at the Independent Community Bankers of America, talks about how the political influence of community banks has changed in the past two decades—and the biggest policy challenges facing them now. Those include closing the...