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XBRL News about Georgia, human rights and digital financial reporting

Daily Fintech

The post XBRL News about Georgia, human rights and digital financial reporting first appeared on Daily Fintech. Default/Ignore ESG Georgia IFRS xbrlHere are the most relevant developments in the world of structured reporting we became aware of in the course of last week.

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Esports Venue Coming To Mall of Georgia

PYMNTS

Allied Esports and Simon announced that the Mall of Georgia, located in Buford, Georgia, will host the companies’ initial esports venue, according to a press release. The upcoming Mall of Georgia location as well as future locations will become key components of the Simon Cup.

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Georgia’s Push To Reopen Falls Flat As Consumers Stay Home

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began to get its early actual data (as opposed to theoretical predictions) as Alaska, Georgia, North Dakota, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas and all began lifting some of the stricter parts of the social distancing regulations to allow slightly more social mobility, according to CNN.

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How will fintech fare in Georgia's Senate runoff?

Payments Source

5 in Georgia, with the balance of power in the Senate at stake, as well as at least two years of financial services and technology policy. Fintech Election 2020 GeorgiaThe final outcome of the November election will be decided on Jan.

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Georgia Looks At Reopening Some Businesses This Week

PYMNTS

Georgia Gov. But Kemp’s ideas for reopening are aligned fairly well with the government’s proposed rules , including 14 days of declining virus cases, of which Georgia will have had 10 on Friday if that continues.

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Consumer Uncertainty Overshadows Georgia’s Reopening, Atlanta Fed Chief Says

PYMNTS

Raphael Bostic , president of the Atlanta Federal Reserve, called Georgia’s reopening rollout a “mixed bag” in which only parts of the state were eager to go back out. Georgia’s initial push to reopen occurred in late April as Gov.

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Bitcoin ATMs Sprout in Georgia

Bank Innovation

Bitcoin ATM network Coinsource on Thursday installed 20 new bitcoin ATMs in the Peach State. Of the 20 machines, 18 are in Atlanta and the other two are in Athens. The ATMs come as demand for the cryptocurrency in the region is on a rise, the company said. In a statement to Atlanta Business Chronicle, […]. Cryptocurrency Exclusive ATM Bitcoin cryptocurrencies

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Georgia On My Mind

New York's State of Mind

Compliance Economy Federal Legislation New York State Political Regulatory Carolyn Maloney GEORGIA NDAA Senator SchumerHello, folks. Your blurry-eyed blogger has gotten off to a slow start this morning after watching John King and his magic wall detail what appears to be Senate victories that will put Chuck Schumer in charge of a 50/50 split Senate. Before I get to my regularly scheduled information, I can’t help but offer a […].

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Excel Federal Credit Union approved for expansion across Georgia

American Banker

Compliance Credit unions Georgia

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Georgia’s smallest bank has new tech and big dreams

BankInovation

Retail Banking Barwick Bank Celent community banks Finastra Georgia Mobile banking Phoenix Fusion PremiumThe transformation of Barwick Bank began in 2019 with a note left in Chad Bowling’s unlocked Range Rover.

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In Georgia Senate runoffs, banks go all in for Republicans

American Banker

Senate Banking Committee Election 2020 Lobbying Georgia Regulatory reliefBanking trade organizations are usually cautious about making endorsements.

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Paysera expands to Georgia

The Paypers

The Paysera network of financial technology companies has announced it is expanding to Georgia, where the first Paysera bank will open its doors

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Proposed Georgia bank secures conditional regulatory approval

American Banker

FDIC Capital De novo institutions GeorgiaCraft Bank, which plans to open this summer, is in the final stage of raising $30 million in initial capital.

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Investor group to buy Georgia Banking Company

American Banker

Capital M&A Growth strategies Georgia Community banksBartow Morgan Jr., who ran Brand Banking when it was sold to Renasant, also plans to raise $150 million to expand the seller's products and services.

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Comerica is expanding into South Carolina, Georgia

American Banker

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Walmart Revamps Delivery Service With Georgia Pilot

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But the retailer is now testing a delivery service with employees at a store in Georgia, Reuters reported. A spokesperson for Walmart told Reuters that the retailer did conclude its first delivery experiment in 2018, but that the company is “encouraged by what we’re seeing” at its store in Georgia. After announcing an experimental plan last year for store employees to deliver online orders following their shifts for extra pay, Walmart has since retreated from the original pilot.

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Georgia's Own Credit Union CDs Remain Competitive

BankDeals

Georgia's Own Credit Union's CDs remain competitive: the 2-, 3-, 4-, and 5-year CD APYs rank near or at the top of their respective term-length categories

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First Bancshares to enter southern Georgia with acquisition

American Banker

The Mississippi company will also top $4 billion in assets when it buys Southwest Georgia Financial. Community banking M&A Growth strategies Mississippi Georgia

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Organizers plan new bank in Georgia

American Banker

Capital Community banking De novo institutions GeorgiaA former market president for State Bank Financial would serve as CEO of the proposed Classic City Bank.

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Former MidSouth chief named CFO of Oconee in Georgia

American Banker

Community banking Recruiting C-suite GeorgiaJim McLemore has a new job just three months after orchestrating MidSouth's sale to Hancock Whitney.

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New Georgia senators to join Senate Banking Committee

American Banker

Senate Banking Committee Election 2020 GeorgiaDemocrats Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff, who won runoff elections to flip party control of the Senate, were assigned to sit on the panel for the 117th Congress.

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Georgia's Own Credit Union CDs Remain Competitive

BankDeals

Georgia's Own Credit Union's CDs remain competitive: the 2-, 3-, 4-, and 5-year CD APYs rank near or at the top of their respective term-length categories

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Acquisitive credit unions have Georgia banks on their mind

American Banker

Credit unions M&A

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Rural Georgia bank primed for growth under new ownership

American Banker

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William Mills Agency Donates $10,000 to ALS Association of Georgia

William Mills

William Mills Agency (WMA), the largest independent public relations and marketing firm specializing in the financial industry, announced today a $10,000 donation to the ALS Association of Georgia. The ALS Association of Georgia is the only nationally affiliated, not-for-profit health organization dedicated solely to Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (Lou Gehrig’s Disease). About The ALS Association Georgia Chapter. News Release ALS Association of Georgia William Mills Agency

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Technology Association of Georgia Hosts Inaugural Event: FinTech South

William Mills

– Co ntent centered on ‘Disrupting and Delivering a Better Customer Experience’ by focusing on what’s happening next in fintech – Atlanta is a leader in transactions, a processing powerhouse, and home to global fintech companies and start-ups, which makes it the ideal city to host the Technology Association of Georgia ’s (TAG) first annual FinTech South conference. Blog Industry Events fintech fintech south TAG fintech ADVANCE awards Technology Association of Georgia

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Southern Pine Credit Union in Georgia released from conservatorship

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Credit unions Regulation and compliance

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Planters First Bank in Georgia names next CEO

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Another Georgia credit union buying rival community bank

American Banker

Credit unions M&A Community banks

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Credit union awareness campaign gains support in Georgia

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Georgia Car Insurance: How to Shop for the Lowest Rates

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Georgia ranks as the 15th most expensive state for car insurance, at an average of $1,865 a year. High rates are due to the fact that Georgia has some of the most accident-prone highways in the United States. Average Car Insurance Rates in Georgia. Auto Insurance Laws in Georgia.

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Why 6 credit unions are partnering to access better payment solutions

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Carousel Innovation Strategy Payments Premium Coastal Credit Union Cornerstone Advisors Georgia's Own Credit Union Payrailz Teachers Credit Union VenmoAs credit unions look to improve their technology on smaller budgets, one solution is to band together and pool assets. On Thursday, six credit unions did exactly that to improve their online payment capabilities through an investment in the digital payments company Payrailz.

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“Transaction Alley” In The Spotlight at 2019 Technology Association of Georgia’s (TAG) FinTech South

William Mills

With more than 70 percent of all transactions going through Georgia fintech companies, it’s no surprise that the Technology Association of Georgia’s (TAG) annual FinTech South event continues to grow in size and influence, but seeing Georgia Governor Brian Kemp address more than 1500 attendees in the building that just recently hosted global, high profile events like the MLS Cup, NCAA Football National Championship and the Super Bowl illustrates just how far it’s come.

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United Community in Georgia to buy investment advisor

American Banker

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CBA of Georgia Spring Meetings: Change Continues to Impact Community Banks

William Mills

The Community Bankers Association of Georgia (CBA) held its annual spring meetings in cities across the state which this year included Macon, Hoschton and Albany (pronounced ALL-benie if you’re not from around these parts). The meetings also support the mission of the CBA which is the preservation and development of local, independent community banks in Georgia as well as the philosophy of hometown banking.

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