Lauri Giesen

Lauri Giesen

Lauri Giesen has spent more than 25 years writing about banking technology and payments for numerous business and financial publications. In the 1990s, she founded and edited Financial Service Online, a magazine covering Internet-based forays into banking and investment services.

  • For community banks, a call to interaction

    Lauri Giesen Oct 11, 2018

    As community banks up their game for digital times, they’re learning new ways to reach out—and new ways to define ‘community.’

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  • Keeping customer data safe from abuse—and safe to use

    Lauri Giesen Jul 3, 2018

    The jump in breach headlines highlights the hazards banks face. But processed correctly and protected vigilantly, customer data benefits all.

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  • Today’s best practices for compliance risk assessment

    Lauri Giesen Jun 15, 2018

    Compliance involves more data than ever before. But the benefits from employee commitment extend beyond checking off another box.

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  • Artificial intelligence for real-world regulatory hurdles

    Lauri Giesen Apr 19, 2018

    Balancing the needs of consumers and demands of regulators can be tricky business. But a new wave of technology looks set to bridge the gap.

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  • Fiduciary limbo: The struggle to get in step with the government’s new wealth management rule

    Lauri Giesen Mar 15, 2018

    It’s common sense to honor a client’s best interests. But how to do that remains foggy as the White House reviews—and could rewrite—a new retirement planning rule.

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  • How community banks can mobilize for mobile payments

    Lauri Giesen Feb 28, 2018

    Apple Pay, Samsung Pay and Google Pay are gaining in ubiquity. But are community banks ready to seize the opportunity?

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