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Making It SAFE to Bank the Marijuana Industry

  • by Amber Goodrich
  • Jun 05, 2019

The recently introduced Secure and Fair Enforcement (SAFE) Banking Act might provide safe harbor to those institutions that bank MRBs, and momentum for its passage is growing.


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A Beginner’s Guide to Social Media Compliance for Financial Institutions

  • by Craig Lippmann
  • May 30, 2019

Social media regulations aren't cut and dry, but understanding the compliance framework around social media is a critical first-step toward lowering your organization’s risk.


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5 Important Takeaways from OFAC's Framework

  • by Amber Goodrich
  • May 21, 2019

Recently, OFAC published “A Framework for OFAC Compliance Commitments” to help organizations take a risk-based approach to developing a sanctions compliance program. Here are five takeaways from the framework that you can implement right away to improve your OFAC compliance efforts.


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Video: HOMEBANK's Branch Optimization Fuels Growth

  • by Computer Services, Inc.
  • May 16, 2019

Learn how HOMEBANK, a community bank servicing customers in Illinois and Missouri, transformed their branches into efficient "resource centers" that affected the bank's bottom line.


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Sifting through the CECL Noise

  • by Keith Monson
  • May 02, 2019

Recently, the debate surrounding CECL has heated up with FASB, Congress, federal financial regulatory agencies and industry advocates all weighing in on the new approach that would require institutions to estimate expected losses over the life of a loan.


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The Complete ISP Checklist for Financial Institutions

  • by Shawn Eftink
  • Apr 24, 2019

For financial institutions, simply deploying dedicated high-speed access from a typical ISP and calling it a day is not possible. This checklist will help you find a secure internet solution that’s the perfect fit for your institution.


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The Benefits of APIs in Sanctions Screening

  • by James Ferguson
  • Apr 18, 2019

How are today's businesses dealing with the growing intricacy of sanctions screening? Luckily, application programming interfaces, or APIs, are helping in a big way.


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Your 7-Step Guide to a Digital Account-Opening System

  • by Laura Ryan
  • Mar 20, 2019

Competition in the financial sector is fierce. So, when it comes to customer acquisition and onboarding, financial institutions must ensure they provide consumers with the seamless experience they’ve come to expect from every product in their daily lives.


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8 Tips for Improving Your IT Policies

  • by Rachael Schwartz
  • Mar 12, 2019

Even though financial institutions have long perfected the art of securing physical cash, they are not nearly as expert at protecting their information and data. As a result, examiners want proof that financial institutions are closing that security gap.


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Video: CSI Banking Priorities Executive Report 2019

  • by Computer Services, Inc.
  • Feb 21, 2019

CSI recently polled 220 banking executives at U.S. financial institutions across the country to uncover the strategies and issues they believe will most affect the financial sector in the year ahead. Check out this quick video summary to learn where their priorities lie in 2019.