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    Today’s world of risk and compliance is characterized by increased volume and complexity of legal requirements at the local, regional and global level. Heightened expectations by regulators for controlling risk and ensuring compliance lead to higher visibility and greater scrutiny of the compliance and risk management functions for financial services organizations.

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Insurers Advised to Take Immediate Action on NY Cybersecurity Regulation

(Published March 24,2017) On March 1, 2017, New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) implemented benchmark regulations governing financial institutions and cybersecurity. Based on the serious nature of cyber security breaches that risk consumers’ personal information as well as insurers’ information technology (IT) systems, most financial service entities doing business in New York, including insurance companies, affiliates and third party service providers, must comply with comprehensive new minimum cyber security standards within a tight time frame. Insurers not doing business in New York are also advised to pay close attention to these regulations as they are likely to have a far-reaching impact beyond the state line.

Speak up or pay up – Japan’s biggest lender learns an expensive lesson

(Published March 21, 2017) The Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi is based nearly 6,000 miles away from London and conducts most of its business in its home country through 750 domestic branch offices. Therefore BTMU’s management might have once expected to be answerable only to Japanese regulators. Selwin Parker comments.

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    “As the focus of regulatory scrutiny becomes increasingly consumer-centric, our clients ask us to look at their banking practices, not only for compliance afforded to consumers under the law, but also against the standards of unfair, deceptive or abusive acts or practices.” Timothy Burniston, executive vice president, U.S. Advisory Services and Regulatory Relations

     
     
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    Prepare Now for HMDA Expansion with our HMDA Readiness Worksheet – examine the impact of the expanded regulation on your business, identify gaps and make enhancements to your compliance program.

     
     
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    Stephen Cross, Senior Director with Wolters Kluwer identifies a trend where federal banking regulators are increasingly requiring banks to prepare a CRA Plan as a condition of an approval. Know the End Game: Create A Forward-Looking CRA Plan

     
     
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