Solar-Powered eScooters Coming To DC

PYMNTS

Spin and Swiftmile are launching a pilot program in Washington, D.C. Benjamin Fong, Spin’s director of business development, revealed that 40 solar-powered docking stations, built by Swiftmile, will be placed in Washington, D.C. cities (and campuses), including Washington, D.C.,

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Retail Pulse: Framebridge Opens DC Store; Starbucks Hits 30,000-Location Milestone

PYMNTS

Custom eCommerce framing startup Framebridge is opening its own in Washington, D.C., The D.C.

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Amazon Opens Bookstore In DC

PYMNTS

Betting that its popularity with shoppers online will translate into brick-and-mortar customers in Washington, D.C., The opening is the eCommerce retailer’s first bookstore in the Washington, D.C., Amazon opens an Amazon Books location in the nation’s capital. The store occupies a space that formally housed a Barnes & Noble store in Georgetown, The Washington Post reported.

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DC Attorney General Sues Facebook Over Data Collection

PYMNTS

Prosecutors in Washington, DC, are suing Facebook over stolen user data related to the Cambridge Analytica scandal, according to reports. The DC attorney general’s (AG) office announced the lawsuit on Wednesday (Dec.

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Amazon Toured Sites In Washington, DC, Area Last Week

PYMNTS

Washington, D.C., According to news from The Washington Post , Amazon officials toured locations in Washington, D.C., The report noted there are nine or more sites in the D.C. Meanwhile, D.C. Bowser (D) dined with Amazon representatives on Wednesday night, proposing four, fast-growing neighborhoods in Washington, D.C. Amazon e-commerce employment headquarters Merchant Innovation News Retail washington dc What's Hot

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Facebook Shares Fall 7.3 Pct Post-DC Lawsuit

PYMNTS

As for the lawsuit, Facebook could potentially be facing a maximum penalty of $5,000 per alleged violation, and prosecutors said 852 people in Washington, D.C.

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Wells Fargo to commit $1.6B in D.C. for neighborhood investment

BankThink

Corporate philanthropy Non-profits CRA Wells Fargo Washington DCThrough the "Where We Live" program, the bank will direct philanthropic giving to two wards in the nation's capital and provide financing for affordable housing.

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Christmas in D.C.

Jim Blaine

PEACE AND GOOD WILL TO. WELL, MAYBE NEXT YEAR.

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Cardtek, DC Payments launch mobile payments platform

The Paypers

(The Paypers) Cardtek , a payment technologies provider, has partnered DC Payments, a provider of payment processing and ATM managed solutions, to launch MSM, a mobile payments platform

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Three Things To Know Before You Head To DC

New York's State of Mind

Washington DC is the adult version of Disney Land. There are those of us who love the place and return year after year; there are those of you who visit the place, can’t stand it and vow never to return again and finally there are those of you who go simply out of a sense […]. Regulatory Advocacy Legal Watch Political New York State CFPB Kathy Kraninger Congressional Delegation Ocasio-Cortez car dealerships New Jerseuy

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CECL stirs D.C. concerns

ABA Community Banking

Regulators concerned about banks hiring third-party vendors to handle it Management Lines of Business Risk Management Credit Risk. 1Risk Management

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D.C. impacts credit picture

ABA Community Banking

Political gridlock weighing on U.S. bank loan growth Management Financial Trends Risk Management Credit Risk. 1Risk Management

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Head of D.C. de novo group disputes former insider's claims

BankThink

Community banking De novo banks Capital Growth strategies Corporate governance FDIC Washington DCTekalign Gedamu, who would chair Marathon International Bank, says that Zekarias Tamrat is bad-mouthing the de novo effort following his dismissal and a subsequent payment disagreement. Tamrat was slated to be the bank's president.

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Washington, D.C. Releases Annual Report Forms and Filing Deadlines

CFPB Monitor

As recently reported , the Washington, D.C. Department of Insurance, Securities, and Banking (DISB) published a Bulletin in late April reminding those who service student education loans in the District of Columbia of their obligation to file an annual report.

National Capital Bank in D.C. Appoints New Chief

American Banker

breaking_news people recruitment dc community-bankingNational Capital Bank of Washington has a named Richard Anderson its new president and chief executive.

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Would-be president of D.C. de novo quits after board dispute

BankThink

Community banking De novo banks Capital Corporate governance FDIC Washington DCZekarias Tamrat blamed the proposed Marathon International Bank's chairman and directors for delays in getting its application approved.

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Video: FICO World Kicks Off in Washington, DC

FICO

900 risk managers, fraud managers, marketers, debt managers, IT strategists, analytic scientists and other business professionals from 45 countries are in Washington, DC to take part in FICO World 2016, a four-day conference on analytics and decision management.

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Enough with D.C.'s Mixed Messaging on Fintech

American Banker

Mixed messaging on fin tech doesn't just emanate from the halls of Congress. It can also be found at the regulatory level as well. marketplace-lending law-regulation disruptors fintech mobile occ cyber-security bank-technology

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Save the date, Washington, D.C.!

CFPB

Join us for an event about retirement planning with the Social Security Administration (SSA) at the Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C. Washington, D.C. The event will take place on Thursday, November 12 at 10:00 a.m. EST. The event will be held at: Brookings Institution. Saul/Zilkha Room. 1775 Massachusetts Ave, N.W. 20001. The event will feature remarks from Director Richard Cordray and Acting Commissioner of Social Security, Carolyn W.

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Retailers Head To DC To Uphold Swipe Fee Reform

PYMNTS

along with the National Retail Federation (NRF), made a trip to D.C. As Congress moved to hold a hearing on legislation that would repeal the debit card swipe fee reform, retailers from across the U.S., to ask lawmakers to reconsider. The fee caps were issued in response to a price-fixing practice by the card industry. Fees to process transactions previously averaged between 1 and 2 percent of the purchase amount.

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Smart Card Alliance opens Washington, DC-area training center

Mobile Payments Today

The National Center for Advanced Payments and Identity Security in Crystal City, Virginia, will be a permanent facility for live educational activities hosted by SCA

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Fintech doesn’t need D.C.'s help

BankThink

If the new White House engages in the same process of listening to and researching the fintech industry that President Obama initiated eight years ago, startups should just take a pass. Fintech Trump administration Disruptors Lobbying

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Washington, D.C. Publishes Bulletin Reminding Student Loan Servicers of Annual Report

CFPB Monitor

The Washington, D.C. Department of Insurance, Securities, and Banking (DISB) has published a Bulletin reminding those who service student education loans in the District of Columbia of their obligation to file an annual report.

Credit Unions in the D.C. Lion’s Den

New York's State of Mind

I am in D.C. this week and this town feels very strange. In fact, it’s kind of a cross between a jilted lover blindsided by a breakup he didn’t see coming and a Harry Potter novel in which Voldemort succeeded in killing Harry and taking over Hogwarts. You walk onto K Street and still see […]. Advocacy General Political mandate relief

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D.C. needs to keep up with the payments tech wave

Payments Source

The question for lawmakers is how to work together to make sure as many people as possible are able to take advantage of the opportunities provided by innovation, writes Brian Tate, president and CEO of the Innovative Payments Association. ISO and agent Regulatory actions and programs Digital payments Mobile payments

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How will innovation fare in D.C.?

ABA Community Banking

Congressional attitudes as important as new administration’s, say experienced Hill aides Management Financial Trends Technology Fintech. 1Technology

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Forgotten SBA loan program gets new life

BankThink

Small business lending Commercial real estate lending Community banking SBA Washington DCAs budget questions loom over the most popular Small Business Administration loans, lenders have embraced the previously overshadowed 504 program after a key policy tweak.

Virginia to open first new bank since financial crisis

BankThink

Community banking De novo institutions Capital Virginia Washington DCTrustar Bank is set to debut in northern Virginia in July.

JPM, Citi beat estimates; Wells Fargo targets D.C.

BankThink

JPMorgan and Citibank post better-than-expected results; Adding workers and promoting its charitable efforts, the bank hopes to win favor. Morning scan Earnings Mortgages JPMorgan Chase Wells Fargo Citigroup Square

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Washington D.C. publishes final student loan servicing regulations

CFPB Monitor

The final rules became effective when published in the D.C. The District of Columbia Department of Insurance, Securities, and Banking (DISB) published its final rules under the Student Loan Ombudsman Establishment and Servicing Regulation Amendment Act of 2016. Register on August 10, 2018. The rules are unchanged from the latest revisions.

USAA Joins D.C. Blockchain Trade Association

American Banker

One of the most innovative banks has joined a trade group that represents the nascent blockchain and digital currency industry. breaking_news law-regulation data core-systems bank-technology

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Navigating DC’s mortgage maze

ABA Community Banking

SNL Report: Fannie and Freddie push reform in home finance, attacking risk, not entrenched politics Management Financial Trends Retail Banking. 1Management

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Wacky Week Ahead In D.C. Will Impact CU’s

New York's State of Mind

For better or worse, this is shaping up to be one of these key weeks in Washington that will impact your credit union operations. Here’s what you should be keeping an eye on: First, President Trump used this somewhat bizarre video to announce that he would shortly be picking his choice to be the next […]. Advocacy econony General New York State Federal Reserve Chairman New York Budget tax cuts

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Can Stumpf Turn Things Around in Second D.C. Hearing?

American Banker

Since John Stumpf's appearance before the Senate Banking Committee last week, the situation has become even worse for the Wells Fargo CEO, with new lawsuits filed, the Labor Department opening an investigation and the CFTC fining it for an unrelated action.

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Smart Card Alliance opens Washington, DC-area training center

ATM Marketplace

The National Center for Advanced Payments and Identity Security in Crystal City, Virginia, will be a permanent facility for live educational activities hosted by SCA

Sunday Morning Coming Down. Women's March Washington, D.C.

Jim Blaine

HOT NOW ! It was early. There was a wet chill in the air. The streets were still empty. The Cat's Meow. She was sitting alone in the Krispy Kreme, with her pink-knitted hat drinking a cup of hot coffee, with a. glazed look in her eyes.

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Big banks plead for capital relief. D.C. is listening

BankThink

The administration and regulators are considering exempting certain asset classes from the leverage ratio, but opponents say going down that road is a mistake. Capital requirements Minimum capital requirements Thomas Hoenig Aaron Klein Federal Reserve FDIC OCC Treasury Department

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D.C. marijuana bills won’t solve everything

ABA Community Banking

Proposed “cannabusiness” laws don’t eliminate trouble for financial institutions Compliance Risk Management BSA/AML Compliance/Regulatory. 1Compliance

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D.C. was up in arms over Equifax breach — what happened?

BankThink

Following news of the breach, congressional hearings for the company’s ex-CEO and other blowback were accompanied by legislative calls to action. But a year later, did policymakers do anything? Credit reporting Data security Regulatory reform Data breaches Elizabeth Warren Mark Warner Equifax Senate Banking Committee CFPB

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Enough with D.C.'s Mixed Messaging on Fintech

BankThink

Mixed messaging on fin tech doesn't just emanate from the halls of Congress. It can also be found at the regulatory level as well. bank-technology

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Stumpf in the Hot Seat: Four Things to Watch for in D.C. Hearing

American Banker

All eyes will be on Well Fargo Chief Executive John Stumpf on Tuesday as he fights to defend himself before a Senate Banking Committee hearing against charges that he and other top bank executives should have earlier detected and stopped millions of phony accounts from being opened.

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CUs Lobby Congress, Avoid Paying DC Hotel Occupancy Tax

Keith Leggett's Credit Union Watch

Credit union officials from around the country are descending on Washington, D.C. The hotel occupancy tax rate in Washington, D.C. The Credit Union National Association's Government Affairs Conference (GAC) kicked off on Sunday. The GAC runs from February 21 thru February 25. It is estimated that nearly 5,000 individuals will attend the GAC.

Former Bank of Georgetown execs plan new bank in Washington

BankThink

Community banking De novo institutions Capital Washington DCFounders Bank is the latest de novo effort that will target the nation's capital.