Louisiana School Cyberattacks Trigger State Of Emergency

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Louisiana has declared a state of emergency after a series of cyberattacks impacted three of the state’s school districts. The state was made aware of a malware attack on a few north Louisiana school systems and we have been coordinating a response ever since,” Edwards said.

Business First to acquire Louisiana rival Pedestal Bancshares

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Community banking M&A Commercial lending Growth strategies LouisianaThe company will pay $211 million for a bank with 22 branches as $1.2 billion in assets.

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MTrac Launches Marijuana Payments Platform For Louisiana

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The state of Louisiana has entered legal marijuana territory with medical cannabis access beginning this week.

Why The Louisiana Purchase Was The Greatest Fourth Of July Sale Ever

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Only it was July 4, 1803 — better known as the Independence Day that the Louisiana Purchase was announced. A Brief History Of The Louisiana Purchase — And Its Associated Payments Problems . Adjusted for inflation, the contemporary value of the Louisiana Purchase was around $340 million.

Banks Providing Low-Rate Loans, Deferments in Flood-Ravaged Louisiana

American Banker

Baton Rouge and surrounding areas in Louisiana have been hit by historic rain and flooding in recent days. consumer-finance la commercial-lending performance community-banking

Investar ending 2020 with deal for Alabama bank

American Banker

The Louisiana company sold $30 million in stock to help fund its purchase of Cheaha Financial Group. Community banking M&A Growth strategies Alabama Louisiana

Louisiana Community Bancorp to Buy Tri-Parish Bancshares

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Louisiana Community Bancorp in Houma has agreed to buy Tri-Parish Bancshares in Eunice, La. breaking_news community-banking m-a la dealmaking-strategy

Looking back at 2019's community bankers to watch

American Banker

Community banking M&A Succession planning Branding Credit quality CRE Virginia California Arkansas Massachusetts LouisianaOne found a buyer, another announced plans to retire, and others took steps to reinvent their banks.

Investar in Louisiana Files $50M Shelf Registration

American Banker

Add Investar Holding in Baton Rouge, La., to the growing list of community banks filing shelf registrations. breaking_news dealmaking-strategy capital strategic-alternatives la community-banking

Walmart rolls out Walmart Pay in Louisiana

The Paypers

(The Paypers) Walmart has launched Walmart Pay to enable customers to pay with their smartphones in Walmart stores in Louisiana

CFPB February 2017 complaint report highlights credit reporting complaints, complaints from Louisiana consumers

CFPB Monitor

The report also highlights complaints from consumers in Louisiana and the New Orleans metro areas. Findings regarding complaints from Louisiana consumers include the following: As of February 1, 2017, approximately 12,400 complaints were submitted by Louisiana consumers of which approximately 4,500 were from New Orleans consumers. Barbara S. Mishkin. The CFPB has issued its February 2017 complaint report that highlights credit reporting complaints.

Louisiana sales tax triggers Amazon Associates programme cancellation

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(The Paypers) Amazon , the US electronic commerce and cloud computing company, is cancelling its Amazon Associates programme in Louisiana due to a recently issued sales tax requirement

Advocacy at the Grassroots: Improving State Statutes

Independent Banker

Amending Louisiana’s laws to better address financial crimes, electronic documents and unclaimed property. Since 2008 the Louisiana Bankers Association has sponsored more than 50 pieces of state legislation to help Louisiana community banks and their customers.

Bank Branches: Between Digital Transformation and Uncertainty

Bank Innovation

The physical bank branch is by no means dead, but is trending toward consolidation or closure, as in the case of Iberia Bank in Louisiana. The changing bank branch is a twofold story of innovation and closures.

Dear Sen. Warren: Stop “helping” us

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Outspoken Louisiana banker Guy Williams has an earful for lots of "helpful" players CSuite Community Banking. 1Community Banking

Podcast: How Diversity and Inclusion Create a ‘Sense of Belonging’

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For Monica Sylvain, chief diversity officer at Louisiana-based IberiaBank, a focus on diversity, equity and inclusion (or DE&I, as it's increasingly widely known) starts with building community. The post Podcast: How Diversity and Inclusion Create a ‘Sense of Belonging’ appeared first on ABA Banking Journal. ABA Banking Journal Podcast Community Banking Featured Human Resources Diversity Leadership Recruitment

CFPB's payday rule cuts states off at the knees

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The agency’s rule restricting short-term loans ignores state discretion and harms needy borrowers, argues Louisiana’s attorney general. Payday lending Consumer banking Consumer lending Payments CFPB

As Consumers Embrace eCommerce, Tax Complexity Grows

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1.8M: Amount Walmart allegedly owes Jefferson Parish, Louisiana in unpaid 2009 to 2015 sales taxes. South Dakota vs. Wayfair was only the beginning.

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7.30.19 Your morning briefing

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Today: BofA ends First Data joint venture; Capital One and Sephora suffer breaches; Grab uses infusion to expand in Indonesia; Ripple wants to be seen as different than Libra; A ransomware emergency in Louisiana; Amazon expands into food delivery in India.

CFPB to hold Oct. 18 town hall on preventing elder financial exploitation

CFPB Monitor

On October 18, 2018 , the CFPB will hold a town hall in Baton Rouge, Louisiana on preventing elder financial exploitation. The event will feature remarks from CFPB Acting Director Mick Mulvaney and Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry, as well as participation from community groups, industry representatives, state partners, and members of the public.

4.16.18 Your morning briefing

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Today: Australian banks oppose open banking; Louisiana town plots its own currency; No more FOMO for bitcoin; Russia plans its own mobile payment system. The information you need to start your day, from PaymentsSource and around the Web. Briefing

New Orleans City Services Hit With Cyberattacks

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Louisiana’s biggest city, New Orleans, home to one of the country’s biggest ports, has been hit with a series of cyberattacks that have been spreading across the state, according to a report by CNBC. Both times, Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards was forced to declare a state of emergency.

First NBC in La. Adds Reg Order to List of Challenges

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and the Louisiana Office of Financial Institutions on Nov. First NBC Bank Holding in New Orleans said in a press release Thursday that its bank entered into a consent order with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. breaking_news fdic la community-banking

Mastercard Grows City Possible Network

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The new cities include Augusta, Georgia; Madre De Deus, Brazil; New Orleans, Louisiana; Seat Pleasant, Maryland and Wellington, New Zealand, among others.

New Orleans Hack Causes Vendor Payment Delays

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Louisiana was also hit by cyberattacks in July and November, including a ransomware attack. Both times, Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards was forced to declare a state of emergency. The computer system at New Orleans City Hall is still on the fritz following a cyberattack on Dec.

03.05.18 Your morning briefing

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s regulatory sandbox may expand; Walmart adds to its delivery strategy; Louisiana investigates unauthorized bitcoin mining. The information you need to start your day, from PaymentsSource and around the Web. Today: Amazon's reportedly in talks with JPMorgan Chase to build a checking account; Mexico may adopt open banking; U.K.'s Briefing

Inside The Fight For Digital Driver’s Licenses

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Colorado, Louisiana and 10 other states have digital driver’s licenses in various stages of development but are facing their share of obstacles, including the possibility of incompatibility across state lines.

Walking in your neighbor’s shoes this Thanksgiving.

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The scene was the Mississippi Gulf Coast, a land that still looked for all the world like a war zone, thanks to Hurricane Katrina, the storm that hammered Mississippi and Louisiana just three months before. Thanksgiving 2005.

Uber Expands ‘Ride Pass’ Monthly Subscription

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Louis, Missouri; San Diego, California; Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina; Seattle, Washington; Portland, Oregon; San Antonio, Texas; Nashville, Tennessee; Las Vegas, Nevada; New Orleans, Louisiana and Phoenix, Arizona.

Waitr And Olo Team Up For Delivery Efficiency

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Waitr was started in 2013 in Lake Charles, Louisiana. On-demand food delivery company Waitr has teamed up with ordering platform Olo to integrate Olo Rails into its restaurant partners, allowing for a streamlined process and greater efficiency, according to a press release.

Identity As A Service To The Rescue

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states including Colorado and Louisiana, which are testing DDLs from a group of tech firms. Social media platforms are infested with phonies, and not just your best friend’s irritating co-worker (although he totally is).

Senators Seek Stronger SEC Clawbacks In Financial Crimes

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Specifically, the legislation from Senators John Kennedy, Republican from Louisiana and Mark Warner, Democrat from Virginia, would extend the statute of limitations tied to those crimes from five years to 10 years. Legislation is bowing in Congress from a pair of U.S.

Evolution of the CFO: Moving from Bean Counting to Big-Picture Growth

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At ground zero for the recent flooding in South Louisiana, I’m forced to watch friends and family as they salvage what’s left of the destruction. I write this post today surrounded by water.

Evolution of the CFO: Moving from Bean Counting to Big-Picture Growth

ForwardBanker

At ground zero for the recent flooding in South Louisiana, I’m forced to watch friends and family as they salvage what’s left of the destruction. I write this post today surrounded by water.

Verizon Plans Rollout Of 5G In 30 U.S. Cities In 2019

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Verizon will be bringing its 5G technology to 30 U.S. cities by the end of the year, according to reports. The wireless giant didn’t specify the cities or the method of deployment, but it did say it would include extremely fast millimeter wave radios. “It’s

FTC, State AGs To Team Up To Investigate Google, Facebook

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According to a report in Bloomberg citing Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry, the meeting had been slated for this week but will be rescheduled. The U.S.

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US AGs Prepare Probes Into Big Tech

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Jeff Landry, the Louisiana attorney general, said that even though the government has the most authority, “meaningful litigation to check companies over the last 30 years seems to be starting out more and more from the state AGs.