Issues : Regulation
What Recent Deals Say about the Federal Reserve’s Focus on Fair Lending
A review of the latest bank mergers and acquisitions reveals a Federal Reserve focus on fair lending compliance.
How an OCC Fintech Charter Could Benefit the Underserved
The problem of the underserved in the financial sector is a global issue.
OCC Fintech Charter: Considerations for Banks
The OCC recently announced they would be granting charters to fintech companies. We explore the impact on banks.
Banks Need to Watch Out for Compliance with the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act
Federal regulators have increased the enforcement tempo for SCRA compliance.
Regulators Focus on Sales Practices: Responding to Heightened Scrutiny
Now is the time for bank boards and management to assess exposure and take steps to strengthen practices.
What Does 2017 Hold for the Alternative Investment Industry?
Chris Andraca of BaseVenture gives us five predictions on what will dominate the alternative investment industry in 2017.
Bank Regulatory Update: Three Things to Think About for 2017
Dennis Hild of Crowe Horwath LLP writes about three areas regulators are increasingly emphasizing in bank regulation.
Looking to Save Money on Compliance? Here’s How
MEDICI, which helps companies navigate the world of fintech, explores the potential benefits of technology in compliance.
Is Trump Good for Fintech, or Bad?
Fintech firms that prosper under a Trump Administration will be those that can partner with a bank to offer financial products and services to bank customers in a more efficient and profitable manner.
What to Know About the New Fintech Charter
The special purpose charter for fintech companies may lead to more innovation and better products and services, but some community banks remain skeptical.