• 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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  • Where credit is due: Why and how you need to prepare for CECL now

    Tom Caragher_resized
    Tom Caragher Jan 31, 2017

    The Financial Accounting Standards Board’s new credit standards won’t commence until 2019. But financial service leaders need to get ready.

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  • A capital dilemma

    Robert Stowe England
    Robert Stowe England Oct 26, 2016

    It’s a tough time for community banks to raise capital–and the regulators aren’t making it any easier.

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  • Mortgage and auto lenders grapple with disparate impact

    Carol Wolf Aug 12, 2016

    Mortgage and auto lenders are re-evaluating their internal anti-discrimination practices after a Supreme Court ruling means the disparate impact theory is here to stay.

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  • The regulatory effect in faster payments

    Eric Grover_resized
    Eric Grover Jul 8, 2016

    Although regulatory authorities are tempted to over-reach when designing faster payments systems, they would be better off encouraging competition and market forces.

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  • Preparing for CECL data requirements

    Patrick Weightman
    Patrick Weightman May 17, 2016

    Pending changes to the allowance for loan losses will require banks to repair any deficiencies in data collection in order to model multiple scenarios under the new rules.

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