What is the Grace Period for the Community Bank Leverage Ratio (CBLR) Framework?
We have a customer that we suspect may have several fraudulent checks written against her account. How long does she have if they are fraudulent, to sign the forms that they are fraud?
A business customer died 2 1/2 yrs ago. Due to estate disputes, an attorney was assigned to settle the estate. Recently the attorney sold the business. The attorney and the new owner came to the bank and requested to have the attorney's name removed and to add the new owner to the existing account. Due to several family members of the deceased having all the account information, I informed them that I would need to close the existing account and open a new account. The attorney was not happy. They did not bring documents reflecting the sale of the business or documents reflecting the owner name change being filed. What is the standard or best process for this type of situation? Should a new account be established if the required documents are presented or is it acceptable to simply change names and keep the existing account open?
We returned three checks that were written on 8/22 and 8/23 as forgeries. Today, I received a claim of late return. I thought we had 60 days to return these; can you please clarify the parameters for this?
What are your thoughts on a sole proprietor using a personal joint account for business transactions? Merchant deposits and payments are going in and out of the account (less than 15 transactions a month). We have insisted that our customer open a business account for his sole proprietorship. Is it wrong for us to require it?