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How Would You Describe the Complaint Management Process at Your Institution?

Find out how you could have free ongoing access to AffirmX's complaint management solution. Would you describe the complaint management solution at your financial institution as (a) hopelessly complicated, or (b) something you make up as you go? We hear from more and more financial institutions that examiners are looking at how they're set up [...]

By |2019-05-30T22:13:36+00:00July 16th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on How Would You Describe the Complaint Management Process at Your Institution?

To Keep or To Shred: Introducing the 2018 Record Retention Schedule

See below for information about how to get a free copy of the newly updated 2018 Record Retention Schedule... To shred, or not to shred – now that is the real question. Whether 'tis nobler in the mind to suffer the slings and arrows of an examiner who finds you shred too soon, or to [...]

By |2018-05-08T08:00:56+00:00May 8th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on To Keep or To Shred: Introducing the 2018 Record Retention Schedule

In Search Of Compliance Independence From Your ISO? (Good Luck With That)

In banking, disclosures matter, especially when it comes to credit cards. The rules, and they are not a few, are specifically spelled out in great detail. Where it can get a little fuzzy is when third parties enter the equation. This is especially true with third parties known as independent service organizations, or ISOs, as [...]

By |2018-04-18T11:11:58+00:00April 18th, 2018|Compliance Tips|Comments Off on In Search Of Compliance Independence From Your ISO? (Good Luck With That)

The 5 Major FDIC Manual Changes You Need to Know

Though its probably been a year or two (or 10 or 20) since your school days, the idea still rings true that the best way to prepare for an examination is to know what is going to be on the examination. That was true in then, and it's true in a compliance examination, too. Spending time becoming [...]

By |2016-02-22T15:19:06+00:00February 22nd, 2016|Blog, Compliance Tips|Comments Off on The 5 Major FDIC Manual Changes You Need to Know

On the Offense: Meeting Cyber Extortion Head On

A wave of cyber extortion appears to be heading our way. The question is no longer if it might hit, but when. The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council released a statement warning financial institutions about the increasing frequency and severity of cyber attacks involving extortion. What do these attacks look like and what should you be [...]

By |2016-01-25T15:01:39+00:00January 25th, 2016|Blog, Compliance Tips|Comments Off on On the Offense: Meeting Cyber Extortion Head On

The Dark Side of Crowdfunding: A New Favorite Tool of Money Launderers?

While the overall number of Suspicious Activity Reports associated with crowdfunding is relatively low, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network has found that mentions of crowdfunding in SAR filings increased 171% just through the first half of 2014 compared to all of 2013. Crowdfunding has become a new favorite tool in the hands of money launderers. [...]

By |2016-01-11T16:53:22+00:00January 11th, 2016|Blog, Compliance Tips|Comments Off on The Dark Side of Crowdfunding: A New Favorite Tool of Money Launderers?

Compliance Culture Scoreboard: How Does Your Institution Rate?

When regulators discuss the root causes of the problems in a financial institution's Bank Secrecy Act and Anti-Money Laundering programs, invariably the cause that comes out at the top of their list is a weak culture of compliance. These points come from an advisory by FinCEN, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network. The regulatory agencies have found [...]

By |2015-11-30T16:16:31+00:00November 30th, 2015|Blog, Compliance Tips|Comments Off on Compliance Culture Scoreboard: How Does Your Institution Rate?

The One-Sheet on the New HMDA Rule You Should Take to Your Next Compliance Meeting

On Oct. 15, 2015, the CFPB released its final rule amending Reg. C, the Home Mortgage Disclosure Rule. The changes are significant. The final rule and its official interpretation clocks in at 797 pages. Digesting that will take some time. But in the meantime, here's the one-sheet you should take to your next compliance meeting. [...]

By |2015-10-19T16:57:12+00:00October 19th, 2015|Blog, Compliance Tips|Comments Off on The One-Sheet on the New HMDA Rule You Should Take to Your Next Compliance Meeting

The Ins and Outs of PINs

As long as personal identification numbers (PINs) exist, they will continue to be a target for criminals. The Payment Card Industry (PCI) Security Standards Council continues to update the PIN Security Requirements to enhance usability and understanding by stating the requirements in a more granular manner. And though security has been enhanced with the recent [...]

By |2015-10-12T14:11:55+00:00October 12th, 2015|Blog, Compliance Tips|Comments Off on The Ins and Outs of PINs

Paradigm Shift: Moving from Boots-on-the-Ground to Expertise-on-Demand

Originally posted in CU Insight. By Melia Heimbuck Mountain West Credit Union Association   Increasingly complex and onerous, compliance requirements are straining the resources of all credit unions and the regional credit union associations that support them today. At Mountain West, we have always prided ourselves on the quality and responsiveness of our compliance support [...]

By |2015-03-16T18:46:15+00:00March 16th, 2015|Blog|Comments Off on Paradigm Shift: Moving from Boots-on-the-Ground to Expertise-on-Demand