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President Signs Executive Order Supporting Migration to EMV
News  |  10/17/2014  | 
President Obama launched a government initiative today to support the US migration to EMV and improve information sharing on cyberfraud threats.
Improve Customer Engagement With E-Signatures
Commentary  |  10/13/2014  | 
Banks are using e-signatures to create a compliant, secure, and enforceable electronic transaction model.
Report: Most Credit Card Customers Still Donít Understand Key Terms
News  |  10/13/2014  | 
Banks could be at risk of fines by the CFPB as a recent study shows branch and call center reps are failing to meet regulatory requirements.
Why Your Next Compliance Hire Should Be a Software Programmer
Commentary  |  10/10/2014  | 
Hiring dedicated software programmers to automate processes is the key to staying compliant at a low cost.
Anatomy of an Advanced Persistent Threat Attack
Commentary  |  10/10/2014  | 
What can banks learn from recent APT attacks on the retail industry?
Fighting Human Trafficking With Fraud And AML Detection Systems
Commentary  |  10/7/2014  | 
Banks are uniquely positioned to help end human trafficking if they search for the right transaction patterns.
How Microsoft & FS-ISAC Are Attacking Malware Threats
News  |  10/6/2014  | 
Microsoft is working to turn the tables on cybercriminals by seizing the infrastructure behind malware operations.
State Street CIO: Banks Need Fast Learners
News  |  10/3/2014  | 
At Sibos, State Streetís EVP and CIO Chris Perretta outlined challenges facing financial institutions trying to transform into digital, data-driven enterprises.
Bank Failures Down in 2014
News  |  10/2/2014  | 
Decreasing bank closures has been a marked trend over the past several years.
Mortgage Compliance & Its Impact on Bank Technology
Commentary  |  9/19/2014  | 
The ongoing implementation of new regulations are driving innovation in mortgage servicing.
Paperless Treasury: A Budget Trifecta Winner
Commentary  |  9/17/2014  | 
"Want to be our customer? Please fill out this form in triplicate."
5 Steps to Successful Employee Social Media & Mobile Policies
Commentary  |  9/15/2014  | 
Working in the banking industry presents unique challenges when it comes to confidentiality and compliance.
Basel Committee Reports Gaps That Banks Must Address
Commentary  |  9/10/2014  | 
How banks are failing to meet requirements in three key areas of risk reporting, and how they can do so.
5 Methods to Mitigate Risk in ALLL & Stress Testing
Commentary  |  9/5/2014  | 
5 best practices that banks should incorporate in their risk management strategies.
Doubling Down on 'Card Not Present' Fraud
Commentary  |  9/3/2014  | 
Betting that the EMV shift will push fraudsters online.
Data Ownership & Encryption in the Cloud
News  |  8/28/2014  | 
New advancements in encryption technology can help businesses keep their data secure and private even when it is stored with a cloud provider.
Russian Hack Attack on Banks: Is This the Big One?
Commentary  |  8/28/2014  | 
JPMorgan Chase and at least four other US banks have been hit by a series of coordinated attacks on account information. Was it inevitable?
Regulation: The Mother of Invention?
News  |  8/27/2014  | 
D+H CEO Gerrard Schmid talked regulation and innovation at his company's Connections 2014 conference.
How to Ace RDC Compliance Audits
News  |  8/25/2014  | 
With annual RDC audits weighing heavily on banks, we offer some tips to help compliance officers get through the auditing season.
Public Sector IT Compliance The Private Sector Way
Commentary  |  8/22/2014  | 
Office of Management and Budget wants agencies to mimic private-sector accountability practices. Compliance will require private sector discipline
Legalized Marijuana & Multi-Jurisdictional Banking: High Times for Community Banks
Commentary  |  8/21/2014  | 
Small local institutions have less regulatory risk in serving marijuana businesses in states where they are legal.
Bank of America Agrees to Record-Breaking Fine for Mortgage Securities Sales
News  |  8/21/2014  | 
The bank will pay $16.65 billion for selling securities backed by risky loans before the financial crisis.
Deutsche Bank Hires New Senior Tech Leaders
News  |  8/19/2014  | 
The bank has hired two senior tech leaders away from Goldman Sachs and RBS as it seeks to add 500 new employees to support technology and operations.
Liberty Reserve Deputy Pleads Guilty to Money Laundering
News  |  8/18/2014  | 
Regulators claim the virtual currency business acted as a bank for the global criminal underworld.
PwC Faces Suspension, Fine From New York Regulator
News  |  8/18/2014  | 
The New York State Department of Financial Services conducted an investigation into PwC's regulatory advisory services arm involving work it did for Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi.
US Payments Innovation: Here Come the Feds!
Commentary  |  8/15/2014  | 
What the Federal Reserve's push for faster payments in the US will mean for B2B payments.
The Great Training Divide: Online Training Focus & Inconsistent Customer Experience
Commentary  |  8/14/2014  | 
Transversal research shows that branch staff receive half the training as online staff.
Can Technology Serve as a Positive Disruptive Force in Banking?
Commentary  |  8/11/2014  | 
Regulation inhibits the adoption and use of technology in its most disruptive form.
The World Cup Wasnít Brazilís Only Loss: Boleto Malware Emerges
Commentary  |  8/11/2014  | 
In light of the recent fraud campaign against Brazilís banking industry, what must payments industry players do to fight malware-based payments fraud?
Increased Vigilance Needed to Reduce Counterfeit Risk
Commentary  |  8/8/2014  | 
With counterfeiting changing thanks to new digital technology, banks need to increase their detection capabilities.
5 Questions About Faster Payments in the US
Commentary  |  8/7/2014  | 
US banks can learn lessons on implementation and security from other faster payments initiatives around the world.
Virtualizing Data: Key to Overcoming Rising Compliance Costs
Commentary  |  8/5/2014  | 
The direct cost of compliance, while significant, is dwarfed by the opportunity cost -- having to forego other projects that drive revenues and improve margins.
5 Key Trends From KPMGís Banking Outlook Survey
Slideshows  |  8/1/2014  | 
Banks are starting to reap benefits from past investments in regulatory compliance and are looking ahead to business growth.
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
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