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Financial Institutions Alert

In an age of increasing focus and scrutiny on cyber security, personal information security and overall information technology security within the financial institutions industry, any measure that can provide assurance...


Financial Institutions Alert

Since marijuana is defined under federal law as a schedule 1 narcotic, financial institutions are hesitant to engage in business with medical marijuana dispensaries due to various risks inherent in...

 


Financial Institutions Alert

After nearly a decade of flat rates, on Wednesday the Federal Reserve raised its key interest rate from a range of 0% - .25% to a range of .25% -...

 


Financial Institutions Alert

Merger and acquisition ("M&A") activity has become very prevalent throughout the community banking industry. Acquiring institutions need to be cognizant of the potential IT difficulties of integrating systems in order...

 


Financial Institutions Alert

The last ripples of the 2008 financial crisis appear to be on the horizon as jobs and tax revenues are up, the government's funding shortfall and borrowing needs are down,...

 


Financial Institutions Alert

As regulatory costs, pressure and attention continues to focus on financial institutions' non-interest income sources, bankers need to focus on alternative revenue streams. A heightened focus on small, privately owned...

 


Financial Institutions Alert

Allegations of collusion over the flow of meaningful, potentially decision-altering market data for credit-default swaps ("CDSs") appear to have put a spotlight on the large international banks who are the...

 


Financial Institutions Alert

Major data breaches and software glitches in high-profile institutions have made headline news over the last several years. The pressure to provide up-to-date mobile and online services has made...

 


Financial Institutions Alert

After signaling for a rate hike for months it is status quo as the Fed leaves short term interest rates unchanged once again. Officials still expect a rate hike during...

 


Financial Institutions Alert

In today's digital age and with increased data security breaches, data privacy and AML rules is a major concern and regulatory burden at all financial institutions, especially multinational institutions. Financial...

 


Financial Institutions Alert

By Kati Allison How many employers have asked that question after extending an offer letter? Who is the real person that your Human Resource Manager is interviewing? Most employment candidates...

 


Financial Institutions Alert

According to the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, there were more than 18,000 financial institutions in the 1980s compared to just over 6,400 in the first quarter of 2015. Many...

 


Financial Institutions Alert

With the implementation of Basel III during calendar year 2015, the instructions and preparation of the FDIC quarterly call reports has changed. There have been particularly significant changes...

 


Financial Institutions Alert

The NCUA has announced its plan to ask Congress to rewrite the Federal Credit Union Act so it can establish a risk-based NCUSIF premium system, similar to the...

 


Financial Institutions Alert

By Chris Ayers, Senior Manager - Assurance ServicesMarcum's Financial Institution Services Group would like to remind all Institutions that are not advanced approaches institutions that the Accumulated Other Comprehensive Income("AOCI")...

 


Financial Institutions Alert

On February 19, 2015, the National Credit Union Administration Board (NCUA) approved a proposed rule and policy statement to update the definition of a small entity to include federally insured...

 

 
 
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