• Lauri Giesen
    Lauri Giesen Mar 15, 2018

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

    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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  • Taming the Compliance Monster

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    Charles B. Wendel Oct 26, 2012

    Banks today are understandably worried about compliance issues but throwing too many resources at this non-productive activity is not the answer.

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  • Remittances Regulation Raises Costs

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    Nasreen Quibria May 8, 2012

    Although little noticed in the media, recent regulatory rules on remittances transfers will impose significant new costs on financial institutions.

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  • Compliance Burden on Community Banks

    Arthur L. Loomis 2nd Apr 25, 2012

    While compliance burdens on community banks cannot yet be considered overly burdensome, these institutions need to prepare now for rising costs in the future.

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  • ‘Visionary’ Financial Services for the Underbanked

    Arjan Schütte Feb 17, 2012

    As mainstream banks continue to struggle to serve the underbanked, a better approach to this market may be to support alternative providers.

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  • Product Development in the New Regulatory Era

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    Kenneth Cline Nov 4, 2011

    Consumer Financial Protection Bureau executive David Silberman tells bankers what to expect now that retail product development falls under the new agency’s purview.

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  • Regulatory Bind for Community Banks

    Debbie Bianucci
    Debbie Bianucci Feb 22, 2011

    Community bank CEOs say they are spending an inordinate amount of time on regulatory compliance – and thinking about how this is impacting their customers.

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