Chicago-based BAI, an independent nonprofit that seeks to deliver the financial services industry’s most actionable insights, announced a new compliance training curriculum for nonbanks. This self-paced training courseware of more than 100 courses helps financial services leaders navigate new compliance regulations through tailored learning programs that provide real-world scenarios and context to lessons.
By Thorsten Hein
Changing regulations and new accounting standards are
creating enormous challenges for financial organizations. To successfully meet
these new requirements, organizations need to rethink the way they operate.
By Bill Poquette and Alaina Webster
Liquidity is a top concern of both bankers and their regulators. As such it occupied a prominent spot on the program for the Missouri Bankers Association’s recent Executive Management Conference. As one of the leadoff speakers for the Dec. 5-7, 2018 meeting in Kansas City succinctly described the situation, loan growth continues to outpace deposit growth, and banks have shifted cash flows from investments into loans.
More liberal field of membership rules are a top priority.
By Bill Poquette
What’s on credit unions’ advocacy wish list this year? Sure, they want some of the same things banks want: reduced examination burden on smaller institutions; guidance and resources for coping with CECL; collaboration on cybersecurity standards; a regulatory environment that fosters growth — things that would benefit all community financial institutions.
Analyzing CFPB data, LendEDU has released its third annual report detailing which U.S. banks received the most — and least– consumer complaints in 2018. This most recent analysis focuses on all grievances categorized under a financial product between Jan. 1 and Dec. 18, 2018. The team reviewed a total of 244,114 complaints, ultimately including 42,946 complaints from 73 banking institutions included in the S&P Banks Select Industry Index.