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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

Q&A with Internationally Renowned Cybersecurity Expert

Cybersecurity expert Jay Ranade We’ve all heard the high-profile names of retailers and financial institutions that were the victims of a data breach in the past year (looking at you, Target, Home Depot, eBay, Michaels, PF Chang’s, Goodwill, Michael’s, JPMorgan Chase, Neiman Marcus, and more). Clearly, cybersecurity is becoming a bigger issue every [...]

By |2015-01-19T09:00:52+00:00January 19th, 2015|Blog, Compliance Tips|Comments Off on Q&A with Internationally Renowned Cybersecurity Expert

Why the CFPB Matters Even If It Isn't Your Regulatory Agency

Hard to imagine now, but a mere handful of years ago, the abbreviation "CFPB" was perhaps best known for standing for the Center for People and Buildings, a non-profit group operating out of the Netherlands. How times have changed. Today, you can't throw a stick anywhere in the compliance news landscape without hitting at least [...]

By |2014-09-22T10:10:32+00:00September 22nd, 2014|Blog, Compliance Tips|Comments Off on Why the CFPB Matters Even If It Isn't Your Regulatory Agency

The Compliance Officer: Batman of Compliance

We're often asked whether the AffirmX Risk Intel Center Platform displaces compliance officers. To answer this question, I like to think about Batman and his gadgets. Bruce Wayne, although a very selfless and protective guy, wouldn’t be Batman and achieve many of his heroic feats without his gadgets: the utility belt, the Batmobile, the bat-shaped shuriken, etc. [...]

By |2014-07-28T17:39:20+00:00July 28th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

Small Institution Compliance Solutions for Managing the Compliance Storm: Dedicated, Shared, Outsourced or Something Else?

That the compliance storm is raging is no secret. The waves of new and changing regulations are threatening even the big financial institutions, let alone the smaller ones. A recent study conducted by George Mason University's Mercatus Center found that compliance costs have increased for more than 90% of small institutions. How smaller financial institutions [...]

By |2014-03-04T18:23:02+00:00March 4th, 2014|Compliance Tips|0 Comments