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Survey Says: Your Peers Weigh in on 2019 Banking StrategiesBy Steve DuPerrieu
What will rise as the hot-button issue for bankers in 2019? To find out, CSI annually polls executives at U.S. financial institutions across the country, asking questions that uncover the strategies and issues they believe will most affect the financial sector in the year ahead. 220 bankers answered our survey this year, and shared how they plan to exceed customer expectations in 2019.
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Re-Instated Iran SanctionsBy Amber Goodrich
On May 8, 2018, President Trump announced his decision to withdraw the United States from the Iran Deal, also known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), a treaty implemented on Jan. 16, 2016. In conjunction with Trump's decision, the U.S. reinstated nuclear sanctions on Iran at the conclusion of two wind-down periods, the second of which ended Nov. 4. The wind-down allowed U.S. organizations time to wrap up all soon-to-be sanctioned transactions with Iran.
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The Banker's Guide to GDPRBy Keith Monson
GDPR, with an effective date of May 25, 2018, has far-reaching implications. Companies in the EU have spent the past 24 months preparing for this date. However, GDPR doesn't just affect businesses in the EU, and that's left many American financial institutions unaware of — or uncertain about — their obligation to it.
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Known Vulnerabilities: The Never-Ending RaceBy Steve Sanders
For nearly two decades, two significant vulnerabilities lurked undetected in CPUs across the world. Hackers, by their nature, will attempt to use these vulnerabilities to exploit your institution's sensitive data before patches are implemented. In order to address these vulnerabilities properly, it helps to have a thorough understanding of the different types that exist.
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4 Steps to Success in Treasury ManagementBy Greg Aumann
Treasury management services allow your institution to generate fee revenue while simultaneously engraining it as an indispensable part of your customers, business operations, but not without some effort on your part. The following four-step plan will guide your institution through launching a successful treasury management program.