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Treat Regulatory Compliance as an Opportunity, Not a Threat

Posted by - September 24, 2018
Maintaining a Competitive Edge in the Banking Industry Compliance professionals know it well: the organizations that embrace compliance and adopt a culture of ethics absolutely reap the benefits from a business perspective. John Freeman, Chief Legal Officer at Tata Communications, discusses why a positive approach to compliance is essential. Regulatory…
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Top Banking Regulations & Security Compliance Requirements for 2018

Posted by - August 28, 2018
The Developments Impacting Financial Institutions Now It’s hard to wrap your head around all the myriad regulations for financial institutions, and these changes can directly impact an organization’s digital transformation initiatives. Many countries are calling for further regulation, while in the U.S. we’re seeing reform and deregulation, as evidenced by the…
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Financial Forecast: Cloudy with a Good Chance of Behavioral Insight

Posted by - July 30, 2018
A Cloud-First Approach to Managing Financial Communications Data The current regulatory framework, which has grown more complex since the 2008 financial crisis, requires more information to be recorded. Regulators have come to realize that in most cases of misconduct, voices may be the only evidence of bad behavior they can…
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The Inherent Risks of “Too Big to Fail”

Posted by - June 28, 2018
Australia Grapples with its Monstrous Banks Compliance failures at a system-wide level are the hardest to heal from. This article looks at the risks facing companies that are “too big to fail” in light of the recent Australian bank scandal. Compliance failures at a system-wide level are the hardest to…
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Using IPA for Due Diligence Compliance

Posted by - April 12, 2018
A Primer on the Standardized Approach to Credit Risk The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) regulatory body has proposed using a standardized approach to credit risk (SA-CR) when measuring credit risk. Banks using intelligent process automation (IPA) may leverage the approach to ensure compliance with the new due diligence requirements.…
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6 Steps to Minimize Conduct Risk

Posted by - March 22, 2018
A Framework for Assessing Regulatory Maturity In the current regulatory environment, banks find it complex and challenging to interpret and assess regulatory requirements on conduct risk.  In this this article, experts from Tata Consultancy Services suggest a robust approach for assessing the level of maturity attained by a bank in…
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The Real Return on Risk and Compliance Technologies

Posted by - March 2, 2018
The Value of Big Data A crucial shift is underway in the financial services industry when it comes to regulatory compliance; cultures are changing, and new value is being created for banks and their customers because of AI technology. Grace Brasington of Watson Financial Services discusses the role technology can…
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The Need for Anti-Money Laundering Regulatory Reform

Posted by - February 1, 2018
It is rare these days for Republicans and Democrats to agree on political priorities – another profound grasp of the obvious.  Recently, on Capitol Hill there appears to be some common ground on the issue of reforming AML laws and regulations. The motivation is to make financial AML regulations “smarter”…
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Research Billing: The Current State of Affairs

Posted by - October 26, 2017
U.S. financial institutions are scrambling to adjust to the expected shift within the trading industry with the implementation date of MiFID II, January 3, 2018,  quickly approaching. Whether or not financial institutions plan to absorb the cost of research, middle and back office CSA and research processes and reporting must adapt…
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Strengthening Compliance with AML-as-a-Service

Posted by - October 5, 2017
A Tectonic Shift in Operating Models? Financial services has always been a heavily regulated industry. And while anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing regulations are getting more stringent by the day, financial criminals continue to find ways to bypass the strict monitoring rules employed by banks. Banks face increased regulatory scrutiny,…
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Minimizing Risk through Geospatial Technology

Posted by - October 4, 2017
The Need for Regulatory Support Financial institutions and federal bank regulators can integrate location intelligence as a regulatory technology (Regtech) solution to ensure compliance with anti-money laundering (AML) standards, financial inclusion requirements, and fair lending regulations. This article outlines the key benefits for banks and regulatory authorities of integrating geospatial…