Post Tagged with: "Dodd-Frank"

8 reasons Compliance keeps bankers, Fintech upstarts “up at night”

8 reasons Compliance keeps bankers, Fintech upstarts “up at night”

by October 31, 2014 at 3:50 am 1 comment

Compliance is a big ugly problem and it’s getting worse and nobody has nailed it yet. That should have entrepreneurs salivating. Investors say, “show me compliance deals”. Bankers say, “show me a solution”. Startup founders say, “we must spend our precious cash on lawyers and regulatory experts”. Nobody loves compliance. Everybody hates compliance. So it’s […]

Enhancing a Customer-Centric Strategy with Data

by December 20, 2013 at 12:25 pm 1 comment

In today’s highly regulated, extremely competitive environment, a top priority of financial institutions is to offer customers the appropriate products with razor-sharp precision. If successful, a financial institution may realize increased account acquisition and usage, while achieving higher return on investment (ROI) through long-term customer retention. For its October 2013Read More

Hey, Mr. President, Where’s the Banking Innovation?!?

Hey, Mr. President, Where’s the Banking Innovation?!?

by August 20, 2013 at 12:28 pm 5 comments

Yesterday, the whole regulatory gang showed up for a meeting at the White House with President Barack Obama. Representatives from the OCC were there, as were folks from the CFPB, FHFA, the Fed, CFTC, FDIC, NCUA and SEC. (Alas, the team from TGIF was not invited to the acronym festival.)Read More

Derivatives Regulation – a Corporate Treasurer’s Nightmare

by December 7, 2012 at 10:08 am 0 comments

By Tom Riesack and Ute Herzog In the ‘new normal’ of highly regulated financial markets, corporate treasurers are feeling the reverberations in their daily activities. Corporates are using swaps to hedge their commercial risks, stemming from currency, interest and commodity price exposure. To mitigate such risks treasurers have a wholeRead More

Voice recording: Rise of the machines

by September 3, 2012 at 12:02 pm 0 comments

The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act represent a significant step-change in the global financial services regulatory structure. Some of the provisions associated with Dodd-Frank present both technological and supervisory implications for those firms engaged in swaps activities. As a consequence of this shift in the regulatory landscape,Read More