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.
JPMorgan Ignored Risks, Fought Regulators: Senate ReportMarch 14, 2013JPMorgan Chase & Co
ignored risks, misled investors, fought with regulators and
tried to work around rules as it dealt with mushrooming losses
in a derivatives portfolio, a Senate report alleged in a damning
review of the largest U.S. bank's managemen
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.
U.S. Auditor Watchdog Criticizes PwC on Quality ControlMarch 07, 2013The U.S. regulator of corporate auditors
criticized PricewaterhouseCoopers on Thursday for not
doing enough to ensure its audits were properly carried out, in
a rare public reprimand of a major accounting firm.
Banks Urge U.S. Judge to Throw Out Libor LawsuitsMarch 05, 2013Banks facing a barrage of
lawsuits from customers accusing them of interest-rate rigging
argued on Tuesday that the cases should be dismissed, saying
there is no evidence of antitrust or other violations.