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Financial technology and compliance regulations are constantly changing. As thought leaders, our team of experts believes in sharing industry knowledge to keep our customers and peers informed and ahead of the competition. And our white papers cover the most pressing topics facing financial institutions and other industries we serve today.

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Banking Priorities 2020 Executive Report

CSI surveyed banking executives from across the asset-size spectrum to uncover the strategies, trends and issues they believe will most affect the financial sector in 2020. Find out where bankers stand on new technology, compliance, cybsersecurity and more by downloading your copy of the executive report. 

Banking Priorities 2019

Each year, CSI polls executives at U.S. financial institutions across the country, asking questions that aim to uncover the strategies, trends and issues they believe will most affect the financial sector in the year ahead. In this executive report, we’ll share insight on how 220 bankers plan to meet—or exceed—customer expectations in 2019.

CSI Cybersecurity Consumer Poll 2019

CSI, in partnership with Harris Poll, surveyed more than 2,000 American consumers to find out their thoughts and biggest fears surrounding cybersecurity. This executive report provides key insight into how Americans think about cybersecurity, and suggests that financial institutions have a clear opportunity to lead their community’s fight against cybercrime.


Insurance Watch List Screening

The murky world of financial crime is becoming more complex, with its perpetrators increasingly targeting non-bank industries. In fact, fraudsters have set their sights squarely on the insurance industry as a particularly vulnerable target. Read this white paper to learn how the latest anti-money laundering (AML) and know-your-customer (KYC) best practices are positioning insurance firms to more successfully fight financial crime.

Cannabis Banking
As states continue to legalize medical and recreational marijuana, pressure is mounting on both marijuana-related businesses and financial institutions due to current federal restrictions. This white paper looks at the future of cannabis banking and how proposed legislation in Congress could impact the financial industry.

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Choosing a core solution can be a daunting, difficult challenge. And with technology changing rapidly, banks need a core platform that keeps pace with innovation and service. If you want guidance in approaching your core relationship, the Definitive Guide to a Successful Core Partnership offers insight from consultants, analysts and implementation pros. This handy guide gives you tips, tricks and best practices that can make your core partnership more strategic and profitable.

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From voluminous anti-money laundering (AML) alerts to growing operational complexities, organizations must leverage technology to improve watch list screening compliance. Prepared by industry research firm Aite Group, this white paper explores the current trends and challenges facing watch list programs, and how to manage compliance more effectively.

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As technology continues to influence the way organizations conduct business, the need for efficient and dependable watch list screening increases exponentially. This white paper details the best practices for modern-day watch list screening compliance, including the latest technological advancements, such as application programming interfaces (APIs).

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On June 28, 2018, former California Gov. Jerry Brown signed the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), which indicates a seismic shift in consumer privacy rights that will reverberate far beyond the Golden State. This white paper examines the rules and requirements of the CCPA, and offers guidance to all businesses for complying with the law, which goes into effect Jan. 1, 2020.

These days, complying with the U.S. Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) regulations requires digging deeper into your data. For example, organizations must now consider a company’s “combined ownership of more than 50% by sanctioned parties.” In this white paper, experts from CSI and Dow Jones examine OFAC’s 50% Rule, specific examples, and advice for leveraging both data and technology for improved results.