• Craig Guillot
    Craig Guillot May 24, 2018

    The CECL home stretch: Compliance as a competitive advantage

    The new credit loss standards may seem like one more hurdle to clear. But played correctly, they’ll help smaller banks gain new efficiencies.

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  • The CECL home stretch: Compliance as a competitive advantage

    Craig Guillot
    Craig Guillot May 24, 2018

    The new credit loss standards may seem like one more hurdle to clear. But played correctly, they’ll help smaller banks gain new efficiencies.

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  • Let the cloud reign: The rise of regulatory reporting as a service

    Ajay Katara
    Ajay Katara May 2, 2018

    It’s known by an impossible acronym, RRaaS. But as a solution to the rigors of regulation, it may well deserve a double-A grade.

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

    Lauri Giesen
    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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  • Marijuana, banks and the perils of a growing business

    Craig Guillot
    Craig Guillot Mar 13, 2018

    Marijuana is legal in most states but illegal federally. That’s meant a funding struggle, with few banks ready to take the risk that serving these new businesses presents.

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  • It’s no secret: The Bank Secrecy Act needs a major overhaul

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    Howard Altman Mar 7, 2018

    The 1970 legislation predates cybercrime and organized foreign hackers. But calls for a BSA facelift are gathering bipartisan support.

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