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Leveraging Analytics to Improve Loss Forecasting
April 04, 2014 @ 15:20 PM | By Harsha Rao- Mu Sigma

There are repercussions to future funding when loan losses are not accurately predicted as the banks credibility is lost.

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How To Be A Better Bank: Self-Policing Your Bank's Compliance Program
March 14, 2014 @ 14:16 PM | By Paul Schaus- CCG Catalyst Consulting Group

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.

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The Regulatory Pressure Cooker: Retail Banks Evaluate Their Budgets
February 28, 2014 @ 12:13 PM | By Rex Gooch- SunGard

Banks must spend wisely on the increasing regulatory burden.

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Banks Face New Challenges with FFIEC Final Social Media Guidance
February 03, 2014 @ 09:44 AM | By Tom Hinkel- Safe Systems

Vendor management will be one of the biggest challenges for financial institutions.

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Regulation: Killing Community Banks?
January 17, 2014 @ 13:47 PM | By Bryan Yurcan

Smaller banks will eventually not be able to bear the regulatory burden placed upon them.

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How Legal Pot Makes Compliance More Complex for Banks
January 09, 2014 @ 11:05 AM | By Jonathan Camhi

Colorado has revealed a new compliance problem for banks that regulators seem unprepared to deal with.

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CFPB's Cordray: Our Regulations "Are Not Anti-Free Market"
January 09, 2014 @ 10:52 AM | By Kathy Burger

In an interview on The Daily Show, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau chief discusses the agency’s mission and strategy with host Jon Stewart.

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Dealing With The Inevitability Of Regulation
January 07, 2014 @ 15:35 PM | By Kathy Burger

It's time for bankers to get over their aversion to regulation and figure out how to optimize the unavoidable investments in compliance.

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How Will Banks Ride Out the Latest Mortgage Industry Cycle?
December 20, 2013 @ 11:10 AM | By Kathy Burger

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.

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Regulatory Compliance -- Pay Now Or Pay Later
September 13, 2013 @ 11:05 AM | By Kathy Burger

J.P. Morgan Chase is going to spend $4 billion to address risk and compliance problems. Did it have to go this way?

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3 IT Tools to Drive Compliance
July 26, 2013 @ 09:42 AM | By Derek Schwartz- Seeburger

The back office can play a critical role in compliance efforts by demonstrating intent, fulfilling transparency obligations, and even proactively preventing regulatory violations.

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How to Make Living Wills Work: A Big Data Solution to a Big Data Problem
July 23, 2013 @ 10:42 AM | By Mark Herman- Booz Allen Hamilton

Data lakes -- massive repositories of information that consolidate structured, unstructured, batched and streaming data into a single table -- could enable integration of different banks' living wills, providing transparency that would help identify hidden risks in the financial system.

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What Banks Need To Know About IFCPA
July 02, 2013 @ 08:50 AM | By David Pan- BankersAccuity

Starting July 1, Section 1244 of the Iran Freedom and Counter-Proliferation Act of 2012 (IFCPA) represents a significant expansion of activities and entities potentially subject to sanctions.

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Stress Testing and Data Collection
May 23, 2013 @ 14:06 PM | By Cathy Moore- Sageworks

Exactly what kind of data do banks need for bottom-up stress testing?

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The Compliance Risk of Social Media
January 29, 2013 @ 10:49 AM | By Bryan Yurcan

The guidelines recently issued by the FFIEC on risk management and the use of social media for financial institutions only scratches the surface of this burgeoning issue.

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Qualitative Risk Factors Banks Must Consider
January 04, 2013 @ 11:16 AM | By Regan Camp and Ed Bayer- Sageworks Inc.

Banks face intensified regulation and scrutiny pertaining to their ALLL calculations.

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Uncertain Regulatory Future for Banks
November 09, 2012 @ 11:07 AM | By Bryan Yurcan

A repeal of parts of Dodd-Frank now seems unlikely with an Obama re-election and Democrat-maintained control of the Senate.

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Post Election, Banks May Get Real
November 08, 2012 @ 17:23 PM | By By James Saft, Reuters

Banking shares are down sharply since the election, but the threat of tough regulation now moving markets might hold a kernel of hope for investors.

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Basel III Brings Opportunity for Banks to Optimize Assets
August 30, 2012 @ 09:47 AM | By Shannon Lois- Experian

Regulatory and audit requirements offer banks an opportunity for a bottom-up approach to credit strategies, which can also be applied to other business processes. Key to this approach is a decision-optimization framework.

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10 Best Practices for Jumpstarting FATCA Compliance
August 28, 2012 @ 11:00 AM | By S. Ramakrishnan- Oracle

Achieving FATCA compliance will require new roles and processes, extended information gathering, and new or updated information management systems, including reporting systems.

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