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Don't Fear the Cloud  

Don't fear the cloud While cloud-based solutions have become commonplace for a large portion of U.S. financial institutions today, many have chosen to forego adopting this form of technology due, in part, to increased concern for the security of storing information remotely. For those community banks interested in secure cloud technology, the problem can be selecting the right partners from a large pool of cloud-based solutions. Read more>>     

ICBA: Tiered Regulation Essential to Minimizing Financial, Economic Costs

ICBA is calling on policymakers to carve out community banks from new regulations and expand on the tiered financial regulatory approach that recognizes community banks' common-sense practices, which have served the nation for more than a century and allowed Main Street America to grow and prosper.  Read more>>
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Equifax: Consumers Moving Out of the Subprime Credit Score Category     

The total number of consumers with Equifax credit scores below 620 fell 2.1 percent, or by about 1 million consumers, in the third quarter of 2012 versus the third quarter of 2011.  Read more>>
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BSA Some think that regulatory attention to the BSA has let up over the past couple of years. Think again. With the safety and soundness of the entire industry the focus of news stories every day and well-publicized enforcement actions, the regulators obviously haven't eased up. In fact, recent enforcement actions suggest risk assessments for BSA are still in focus. Click here for more information or to register.
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Foreclosure Relief for Hurricane Sandy Storm Victims Extended

The additional 90-day foreclosure moratorium applies to homeowners with properties in states where the President issued major disaster declarations following Hurricane Sandy. The extended moratoriums apply to the initiation of foreclosures and foreclosures already in process. Read more>>

Are Bank Directors Always to Blame for Their Bank Failing?

The Material Loss Reviews conducted by the federal banking agencies' Inspectors General always seem to blame directors for the failure of their banks. But a summary report issued by the American Association of Bank Directors finds that many of the Material Loss Reviews are flawed and cannot be relied on. Read more>>

FDIC Announces New Members for the Advisory Committee on Community Banking

The Advisory Committee on Community Banking discusses and provides input to the FDIC on a wide variety of topics, including current examination policies and procedures, credit and lending practices, deposit insurance assessments, insurance coverage and regulatory compliance. Read more>>
Tier1 - 2banks

A court ruling barring presidential recess appointments while the Senate is not in session clouds the future of Richard Cordray as director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Read more>>

FIS Acquires mFoundry

The addition of mFoundry creates one of the leading mobile entities in the financial services space and enables FIS to leverage its technology assets across a broader client base. Read more>>
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