Issues : Regulation

BD Article
Article | April 4th, 2022

What New Climate Disclosure Means for Banks

Regulators are sending a strong signal on climate risk.

By: Laura Alix, director of research at Bank Director
Article | February 18th, 2022

5 Things to Know About the New AML Whistleblower Law

Penalties for BSA/AML violations are increasing in amount and frequency, and a new law will only further incentivize bank employees to blow the whistle on perceived or actual lapses.

By: Kathleen Reilly, Jane Norberg, Kevin Toomey
Viewpoint | January 12th, 2022

Year One of Biden’s Impact on Banks

Here are a few emerging trends banks should expect this year during Joe Biden's presidency.

By: James Morrissey, Mark Svalina, Mary Donohue
BD Article
Article | November 10th, 2021

Regulators Revive Efforts to Pass Dormant Compensation Rules

More than a decade after Congress passed the Dodd-Frank Act, U.S. financial regulators are reconsidering rules that were never implemented regarding executive pay.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director
BD Article
Article | October 27th, 2021

Banks Face a New Regulatory Environment: From Overdrafts to Fair Lending

Presenters at Bank Director’s Audit & Risk Committees Conference shared what banks need to know about three pressing and controversial regulatory issues.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director
Article | October 15th, 2021

What to Know About Cannabis Banking in 2022

Banks should prepare for greater legalization around marijuana usage, increased licensing activity and the potential for federal legislation as they create their cannabis banking strategy for the year ahead.

By: Paul Dunford
Bank Services
Article | August 12th, 2021

CRA Modernization Goes Back to the Drawing Board

The OCC’s controversial decision to issue its own CRA revision last year, applicable to only national banks — and then abruptly rescind it — has caused confusion for an industry that dislikes uncertainty.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
Article | June 23rd, 2021

Why Regulation Should be Part of Cryptocurrencies’ Future

The evolution of digital assets like cryptocurrencies has the potential to change the financial industry, but comes with challenges for financial institutions and risks for consumers.

By: Oliver Wiehann, Barry Goodman
BD Article
Article | May 17th, 2021

New Rule Settles a Vexing Problem for Bank Exams

Bank regulators clarify how examiners and institutions should approach supervisory guidance.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director
Video | May 14th, 2021

Proactively Managing Regulatory Change

Banks looking to stay abreast of shifts in the environment should create a regulatory change process that leverages essential components and technologies to guide decision making.

By: Pauly Comtois