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07/11/2018

Where is the Relief in the Dodd-Frank Rollbacks?

Legislators could have done so much more. Like you, I was hoping The Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act (the Act) would provide more regulatory relief for the nation’s smallest community banks. There’s still cause for celebration, however. The Act has provisions related to capital requirements, financial reporting, and the Volcker Rule that…

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02/17/2015

Rightsizing Tiered Approaches for Risk & Compliance

Last week was an active week of discussion on issues facing financial services companies. I presented at the 40th annual Roundtable for ISACA’s MN Chapter on The Next Generation of Third-Party Risk Management and attended Deluxe Exchange 2015, where an engaging keynote speech by Sheila Bair, former chair of the FDIC highlighted critical issues facing…

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02/12/2015

Deluxe Exchange 2015 Day Two Recap

Deluxe Exchange was a huge hit in 2015,, you can read our day one recap here. Attendees left the absolutely stunning Phoenician Resort talking about how they were challenged to think a little differently about how they were doing things. The format for day two was a little different, but it kicked off in much the same way,…

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06/18/2014

Growth Strategies That Help FIs Reach the Sweet Spot

You may have heard talk of the “magic number” of $2 billion in assets that many believe financial institutions must reach in order to be perceived as viable and truly competitive. This subject was written about recently on the About That Ratio blog, where the author, Al Dominick from Bank Director, pointed out that 90 percent…

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06/17/2014

Deciphering the 3TG in Dodd Frank & Understanding Supply Chain Compliance

The Dodd-Frank Act put Consumer Protection into the headlines with the creation of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, triggering a large restructuring of consumer financial laws and regulations. However, not all parts of Dodd Frank deal with the marketing practices of financial services companies. Dodd-Frank is the shortened name of the “Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform…

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06/04/2014

Is Now a Good Time to Consider an Acquisition?

It’s no secret that smaller financial institutions have been trying to grow larger through mergers, acquisitions and alliances. Whether this is due to changes in the regulatory environment, the desire to gain access to new markets, technology and products or simply to achieve growth, the trend has been toward the idea that bigger is better. Bank…

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05/27/2014

Finding the 3TG in Dodd-Frank

The Dodd-Frank Act put Consumer Protection into the headlines with the creation of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, triggering a large restructuring of consumer financial laws and regulations. However, not all parts of Dodd Frank deal with the marketing practices of financial services companies. Dodd-Frank is the shortened name of the “Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform…

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