How Regulators Should Treat Virtual CurrenciesJune 13, 2013Regulators have turned an alert eye on the emerging virtual currency market, and it is only a matter of time before they formulate anti-money laundering and fraud prevention rules specific to the new market.
FDIC Updates Stress Test Proposal January 17, 2012As part of its compliance with provisions of the Dodd-Frank regulation, the FDIC board is proposing stress testing for large banks, and says affected banks would benefit from "improved internal assessments of capital adequacy."
Compliance Doesn't Have to Be Painful for BanksDecember 21, 2011Facing an ever-intensifying regulatory environment, banks are expected to spend more on risk management than ever before. But there is a silver lining: Many of the new standards with which banks must comply can help make their operations more efficient.
Competing on Analytics: IBM Acquires AlgorithmicsSeptember 01, 2011IBM acquires Algorithmics; deal is latest step in series of investments IBM has made in predictive analytics, increasingly used by financial institutions to improve risk management efforts.
Bank Enforcement Cease and Desist Actions Quickly RisingNovember 20, 2009The financial crisis is causing a dramatic rise in the number of cease and desist orders by bank regulators and should be a warning sign for bank managers and directors, according to analysis by the Regulatory Fundamentals Group.