• Ajay Katara
    Ajay Katara Aug 8, 2018

    The compliance risk officer’s urgent agenda

    In digital-age areas from cybersecurity to stress testing, the CRO plays a more essential role than ever—impacting bank strategy in the process.

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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

    Howard Altman_resized
    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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  • CECL made simple: How to master the biggest accounting change in banking history

    John Voigt
    John Voigt Feb 16, 2018

    The current expected credit loss standard has institutions scrambling. But once banks know the basics, credit loss reporting can become a stress-free exercise.

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  • Regulation overtime: How to tackle the top four areas of CECL impact

    Shanon McLachlan
    Shanon McLachlan Jan 26, 2018

    The Current and Expected Credit Loss model promises major changes for bank accounting. Here’s how to tackle the required changes before the clock runs out.

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