Mark Ford
Oct 22, 2021

Major security challenges still exist as everyday banking continues its migration to online transactions and services.

As tensions continue to mount in the Persian Gulf, bank security officials in the U.

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As a growing number of states legalize medical and/or recreational marijuana use—Illinois becoming the latest, effective January 2020—financial institutions must acknowledge that they may (and likely do) provide banking services for marijuana-related businesses (MRBs), intentionally or not.

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Granted: Banks and consumers have much to gain from the effective use of account holder data.

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It’s hard to imagine anything lucky about a data breach affecting more than 100 million customers.

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More than a few bankers believe fintechs (and would-be fintechs) should play by the same rules they do.

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Financial services professionals once considered effective fraud prevention as simple as requiring a customer to present the teller a driver’s license or entering an ATM PIN.

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In financial services, 2018 focused significantly on attracting and retaining business customers.

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The Current Expected Credit Loss accounting standard (CECL) takes effect for financial institutions as early as next year, though palpable foot-dragging has accompanied the ramp up.

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And now, this not-so-trick question: Who within a bank’s operations will feel the impact of the upcoming Current Expected Credit Losses (CECL) accounting standards? “Everybody,” says Steve Picarillo, managing director and head of risk management practice for Washington D.

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The Financial Accounting Standards Board’s (FASB) Current Expected Credit Loss (CECL) standard goes into effect beginning in 2020 for public organizations that are SEC filers, 2021 for other organizations and 2022 for credit unions.

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Once upon a time, blockchain was hailed as an unbreachable means of transmitting wealth.

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The complex stage where banks operate today resembles a theater where a trio of players vie for the spotlight.

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Back in the days of the Wild West, rootin’ tootin’ bad hombres like Jesse James and Butch Cassidy struck fear into the hearts of bankers.

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To some bankers, the Current Expected Loss Standard (CECL) might as well be a reboot of Y2K.

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With a sound not unlike this—“CECL, CECL, CECL”—the clock is ticking for banks to comply with the Current Expected Credit Loss standard.

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Legal, finance and HR departments have long-standing, well-defined roles within organizations.

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Whatever news the cheery Monday morning email passes on from the C-suite to the ground troops, everyone needs to make sure they absolutely, positive know who sent it.

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The biggest blockbuster movie this year (and soon to be of all time), Avengers: Endgame, centers around an unlikely group of heroes, each with unique strengths and weaknesses.

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The quick clip of financial services innovation has gifted consumers with powerful new digital options, including faster access to their money.

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