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Compliance Training Goes From Mindless to Competitive With Game Mechanics
News  |  7/29/2014  | 
True Office is helping big banks gamify compliance training for better engagement and understanding.
NY Seeks Bitcoin Exchange Regulations
News  |  7/24/2014  | 
Proposal would require state's digital currency dealers to follow strict anti-money-laundering and consumer protection rules.
Surviving & Thriving in the Current Risk Management & Regulatory Environment
Commentary  |  7/21/2014  | 
How financial institutions can leverage compliance initiatives to improve their business with a 360-degree view of the customer.
Real-Time Payments: Imagination Realized, Commerce Evolved
Commentary  |  7/21/2014  | 
Why the move to real-time payments may happen sooner than you think.
Creating a Client-Driven FATCA Program
Commentary  |  7/18/2014  | 
Financial institutions are earnestly undertaking the work necessary to comply with the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA), but are they focused on the right steps?
Data Aggregation: Why Some Banks Succeed & Others Fail
Commentary  |  7/18/2014  | 
Some banks are improving in data aggregation and management. Here are three ways they're doing it.
Stress Testing: From Regulatory Burden to Catalyst for Business Transformation
Commentary  |  7/17/2014  | 
Stress tests are not just a check-the-box exercise.
Identity Management Will Get a Mobile Makeover by 2017
Commentary  |  7/16/2014  | 
In the first of a two-part series, we explore how mobile will change user authentication and risk management in financial services.
Where in the World Should Banks Store Their Data?
Commentary  |  7/15/2014  | 
Deciding where to house and how to move data involves understanding the relevant legal regimes and the application of risk analysis.
State Governments & the Future of Cyber Security Regulation
News  |  7/9/2014  | 
With Washington deadlocked by partisanship, it's falling to states to inspect banks' cyber security practices, and that could mean trouble for some small institutions.
Mind the Gap with Enterprise-Wide Stress Testing
Commentary  |  7/7/2014  | 
How to make the most of stress testing initiatives with a holistic model based on strategic business and risk objectives.
Automation, Compliance and Customer Experience in Trade Finance
News  |  6/23/2014  | 
How automating compliance screening in trade finance can help please customers and regulators.
Many Banks Struggling to Identify Gaps in AML Programs, Report Indicates
News  |  6/19/2014  | 
A new survey from NICE Actimize found that some banks are lagging in building a strong culture around AML compliance.
Capital One to Change Credit Policies for Underbanked Consumers in New York
News  |  6/16/2014  | 
Capital One bank has agreed with New York State regulators to adjust its policies for the ChexSystems credit bureau to help underbanked customers open accounts.
Liquidity Management: Best Practices for Banks
Commentary  |  6/10/2014  | 
The world of liquidity management is much more complicated than it used to be.
Dutch Banks Told to Steer Clear of Bitcoin
News  |  6/4/2014  | 
The Dutch Central Bank, citing regulatory concerns, cautioned the country’s banks about doing business with Bitcoin-related organizations.
Turning FATCA into a Competitive Advantage
Commentary  |  5/28/2014  | 
How relationship-based programs can manage compliance and enrich customer relationships
The Often Overlooked Intersection Between Reputation and Regulation
Commentary  |  4/25/2014  | 
Taking complaints seriously and responding to them is a must for financial institutions.
Don't Kill Communications; Establish a Plan
Commentary  |  4/17/2014  | 
Now that social media is evolving, and banks are warming up to it, they need to make it an integral part of their day-to-day business.
Leveraging Analytics to Improve Loss Forecasting
Commentary  |  4/4/2014  | 
There are repercussions to future funding when loan losses are not accurately predicted as the banks credibility is lost.
Can Technology Help Prevent the Next Financial Crisis?
Commentary  |  3/18/2014  | 
Technology is often viewed as both a cost and a necessity in the financial services industry, even though it can serve as a strategic tool for achieving corporate, industry or policy goals.
How To Be A Better Bank: Self-Policing Your Bank's Compliance Program
Commentary  |  3/14/2014  | 
Is your bank proactive or reactive in its compliance risk management practices? It could make a big difference in how regulators deal with your institution.
Leveraging Location Tracking for Security and Compliance in RDC
News  |  3/10/2014  | 
WAUSAU is launching a new service to help banks keep track of where remote check deposits are occurring to help with KYC and AML compliance.
Risk Management Guidance on Third-Party Relationships
Commentary  |  3/7/2014  | 
What banks need to know to meet compliance with the OCC's requirements for vendor due diligence.
Taking the Next Step in KYC and AML Compliance
News  |  3/5/2014  | 
Regulators are demanding more and more from banks’ KYC and AML monitoring, making it increasingly necessary for the industry to collaborate on this costly area of regulation.
Major Banks Sign Up for SWIFT’s KYC Registry
News  |  3/4/2014  | 
SWIFT aims to cut complexity and cost in compliance with a new centralized registry for KYC information that will roll out later this year.
How to Craft a Legal Social Media Policy for Employees
News  |  2/27/2014  | 
Organizations often have to consider a number of competing interests when crafting a legal and compliant social media policy.
The Regulatory Pressure Cooker: Retail Banks Evaluate Their Budgets
Commentary  |  2/27/2014  | 
Banks must spend wisely on the increasing regulatory burden.
How New York State Is Looking to Regulate Bitcoin
News  |  2/21/2014  | 
A New York State regulator emphasized the need to balance preventing money laundering with encouraging innovation in a public Q&A on Reddit yesterday.
Help Wanted: Need Banker Willing to Deal With Marijuana Business
News  |  2/18/2014  | 
Last week’s guidance from regulators gives banks little reason to provide services for legal marijuana businesses.
Banks Face New Challenges with FFIEC Final Social Media Guidance
Commentary  |  2/3/2014  | 
Vendor management will be one of the biggest challenges for financial institutions.
Getting the Most in Compliance and Customer Experience Out of Card Claims and Disputes
News  |  1/31/2014  | 
Automation can help banks resolve disputes, claims and chargebacks related to CFPB Regulation E, while also boosting their customer experience.
Regulation: Killing Community Banks?
Commentary  |  1/17/2014  | 
Smaller banks will eventually not be able to bear the regulatory burden placed upon them.
3 Best Practices For Regulatory Compliance
News  |  1/13/2014  | 
Best practices have emerged that financial institutions can use not only to meet new regulatory standards, but to improve business processes and align strategies.
The New Year in Regulation and Compliance
Slideshows  |  1/9/2014  | 
What will banks be required to heed in the regulatory sphere in 2014? Here are four views on new CFPB regulations, FATCA, and everything else on the compliance priority list.
How Legal Pot Makes Compliance More Complex for Banks
Commentary  |  1/9/2014  | 
Colorado has revealed a new compliance problem for banks that regulators seem unprepared to deal with.
CFPB's Cordray: Our Regulations "Are Not Anti-Free Market"
Commentary  |  1/9/2014  | 
In an interview on The Daily Show, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau chief discusses the agency’s mission and strategy with host Jon Stewart.
Dealing With The Inevitability Of Regulation
Commentary  |  1/7/2014  | 
It's time for bankers to get over their aversion to regulation and figure out how to optimize the unavoidable investments in compliance.
How to Prepare for Year-End ALLL Calculations
Commentary  |  12/31/2013  | 
Improved data collection and analysis is the key to helping banks in meeting calculating allowances for loan and lease losses for compliance.
How Will Banks Ride Out the Latest Mortgage Industry Cycle?
Commentary  |  12/20/2013  | 
Amid lingering fallout from the mortgage crisis, there are signs that customers are regaining faith in lenders. But there's still a long way to go.
The Anti-Money Laundering Challenge for Community Banks
News  |  12/12/2013  | 
Only about half of community banks have automated AML monitoring despite several regulatory prosecutions for compliance failures.
Using Architected Software for Regulatory Compliance Success
Commentary  |  12/9/2013  | 
Having the right foundation in place is key for banks handling the changing regulatory landscape.
Celent Report: Choosing a Basel III Compliance Solution
News  |  12/2/2013  | 
Celent rates and reviews a number of liquidity risk management vendors and their Basel III solutions.
Risk and Finance: Joining Forces At Last?
Commentary  |  12/2/2013  | 
Culture plays a critical role in joining these two departments.
What Banks Need to Know About the Iran Sanctions Deal
Commentary  |  11/27/2013  | 
Even though sanctions are being eased, this week’s deal doesn’t mean banks’ compliance teams can reduce their AML and monitoring activities.
JPMorgan $13B Mortgage Settlement May Be Only the Beginning
News  |  11/20/2013  | 
The bank was hit with a record fine for its actions in the mortgage-backed securities market prior to the financial crisis.
Staying Ahead of the Compliance Game
Commentary  |  11/19/2013  | 
Financial services firms are struggling to keep up with new regulations.
2014 an Uncertain Year in Mortgage Industry
Commentary  |  11/15/2013  | 
New regulations and likely declines in loan origination levels portend a difficult year for mortgage bankers.
Why Compliance and Customer Experience Go Hand-in-Hand
Commentary  |  11/11/2013  | 
Winning the compliance battle can also helps to better engage customers.
SAS Upgrades Risk And Compliance Solution
News  |  11/7/2013  | 
The service is designed to help banks better deal with changing regulatory standards.
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