Electronic signature — Part I: Challenges and Business JustificationMay 22, 2013This article - the first in a two part series - looks at the successes some banks have had with e-signature adoption and examines some of the remaining barriers regarding regulation and organizational silos that still exist in adopting e-signatures in the financial services sector.
More Bang for the FATCA BuckMay 10, 2013In the final article in a three-part series on FATCA compliance, we explain why banks need to look for solutions that help them collect and analyze customer identification information to help with compliance in multiple areas beyond FATCA.
Cyber Security – Avoid Prescriptions When Keeping Up With ThreatsApril 19, 2013Banks are part of a interconnected ecosystem with law enforcement, vendors and other critical industries when it comes to cyber security. New cyber security regulations should help to facilitate cyber security efforts among these players instead of burden banks with a checklist of to-do’s.
Who is Your Borrower in a Virtual World?March 08, 2013Regulations are murky in defining how banks should verify customer identity when a new customer opens an account or credit line through digital channels, but best practices are emerging to help banks with customer identity verification in those instances.
The Compliance Risk of Social MediaJanuary 29, 2013The 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.