By Scott Sargent
For the past several years, federal regulators have targeted vendor management risk as one of their top regulatory priorities. The growing reliance on third-party service providers is only increasing the need and demand for effective vendor management programs. On April 2, the FDIC reminded the banks under its supervision that it expects them to comply with the guidance previously issued.
By Justin Dullum
President Donald Trump’s ongoing trade war with China is taking its own toll on the ag industry. But it has come at a time of unprecedented weather events, and the phenomena are a one-two punch.
By KC Mathews and Eric Kelley
Chicken Little would have been a terrible economist. She was hit on the head by a falling acorn and immediately declared “the sky is falling.” Perhaps a bit more analysis should have been conducted since the sky, in fact, was not falling.
Robotic process automation offers many benefits for financial institutions, but you need to prepare before you jump in.
By Jason Chorlins and Roberto Valdez
Robotic process automation (RPA) is quickly
being adopted in the banking industry, trickling down from the biggest players
to community banks and online-only startups whose customers may not have
traditional accounts. Before you dive in, gain a better understanding of the
many ways bots are being used in banking, the future potential, and the implementation
considerations you shouldn’t overlook.
By Bruce McClure
In today’s evolving threat landscape banks face considerable pressure to improve security and meet compliance obligations while also controlling costs. This is certainly the case at Planters Bank, an FDIC-insured community bank with 13 locations across Kentucky and Tennessee. With assets totaling more than $1 billion, Planters Bank offers a wide range of consumer and business banking services, but the organization must continually adopt a forward-thinking mindset to deliver innovative yet secure financial services.