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9 Tips to Improve Your SAR Narrative for Law Enforcement


Strategies for being a better SAR writer With the volume of SARs law enforcement have to sift through, what can a BSA officer do to stand out? Here are a few techniques that should help. Would you like other articles like this in your inbox?

Our 7 Questions to Prevent Bad Bank Technology

South State Correspondent

The most significant problem with bank innovation is that bankers see or hear about a sexy piece of technology at a conference or at another bank and then acquire it. The new piece of technology ends up solving a known problem but, in the process, creates more problems, and risks, than it solves.


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New World, New Money

Daily Fintech

The internet, both Web1 and Web2, changed our lives in profound ways. Once again we are on the brink of another big change. We are at a point of transition between technological evolutions that are going to change how we play, how we shop, how we hang out with friends, and even how we go […].

World Bank forecast for cross-border payments rises

Payments Dive

The international bank expects remittances to climb 3.7% to $802 billion this year. That's more than was previously expected and the increase is partly due to the upheaval in Ukraine, the World Bank said

How to Choose the Best Automated Documentation System for Commercial Loans

Not all automated loan doc prep solutions are created equal. That is why we have put together a checklist to help you evaluate potential partners and find the best-automated documentation system for your requirements and needs.

4 strong ideas from the payments disruptor playbook


If there’s one thing the payments industry has learned to expect over the last decade, it’s the unexpected.

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XBRL News from China, the UK and Malta

Daily Fintech

Here are the three most relevant developments in the world of structured reporting we became aware of in the course of last week.

EMVCo invites input on new contactless standard

Payments Dive

The firm controlled by the card companies has drafted a new contactless technology standard and it's seeking public comment on the specifications. Their plan is to implement a change by yearend

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Got legacy tech debt? 5 reasons to modernize now


I cannot overstate the benefits of a modern core system—including flexibility, growth, new revenue pools and cost reduction—or the downsides of not having one. Without a modern technology stack, auto and equipment finance companies: Waste time on repetitive manual tasks that are prone to error.

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April CPI Hotter Than Expected

South State Correspondent

April CPI Hotter Than Expected. April CPI disappointed markets with a hotter-than-expected read and that has sent Treasury yields higher once again. The overall rate rose 0.3% for the month which was well off the 1.2% increase in March but a touch higher than the 0.2% expected.

Cyber Security, Change Management and Enterprise Risk Management: Scaling Operations for Growth

Speaker: William Hord, Vice President of Risk Management and Compliance

Join us as we discuss the various tangents of data and the change management process that will help you make better risk-based business decisions to save time and money for your organization.

Fraud Threat Overview: Cybercrime Results in Unprecedented Losses


This post was substantially updated from the one originally published July 19, 2019. Protect your financial institution from cybercrime With cybercrime constantly evolving, what can businesses and financial institutions do to prevent fraud? These measures can help.

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Fed delivers mixed credit card data

Payments Dive

While first-quarter consumer credit card debt rose relative to the same period last year, it dropped compared to the fourth quarter. Meanwhile, consumers' outlook on the availability of credit deteriorated

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Wall St to Elm St: Surviving the talent nightmare


The Great Resignation—which has seen unprecedented numbers of employees quitting their jobs in many leading countries—is creating spine-chilling vacancies in every corner of the corporate world, including commercial banking.


How The Fed Will Impact Your Deposit Beta

South State Correspondent

Your bank’s deposit beta is going to rapidly change. In our previous article ( HERE ), we reviewed the banking industry’s cost of funding earning assets (COF), and we compared how community banks’ COF behaves relative to national banks in a rising interest rate cycle.

How Preparation and Strategy Can Be Used to Fight and Defeat Any Ransomware Attack

Speaker: Karl Camilleri, Cloud Services Product Manager at phoenixNAP

Through a detailed analysis of major attacks and their consequences, Karl Camilleri, Cloud Services Product Manager at phoenixNAP, will discuss the state of ransomware and future predictions, as well as provide best practices for attack prevention and recovery.

Help Staff Your BSA/AML Program with Third-Party Vendors


Best Practices for Third-Party BSA/AML Assistance Collaborating with a third-party BSA/AML vendor can save time and money when it comes to sanctions compliance. Would you like other articles like this in your inbox?

VizyPay carves out a niche catering to rural America

Payments Dive

Austin Mac Nab, the CEO and cofounder of Waukee, Iowa-based payments processing firm VizyPay, said the company aims to disrupt the payments landscape by catering to small town businesses

Four ways Canadian banks can prep for Open Banking


The Open Banking wave is picking up speed in Canada. The Advisory Committee on Open Banking, in its final report, said an Open Banking system is achievable for the country by January 2023, and the government is moving to make that a reality with its recent announcement of an Open Banking lead.

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The Beatings Will Continue

South State Correspondent

The Beatings Will Continue. It’s a new week but the market seems to be in the same frame of mind when we left off last week and that is selling early and often.

Digitally Transforming the Engagement Experience for Financial Institutions

Customer experience has become a key differentiator. Learn how to launch your digital transformation by incorporating two customer experience trends into your digital transformation strategy: self-service & personalization.

FinTech Growth & Digital Platform Integration | FinTalk

Strategically Speaking

Today’s community banks and credit unions face unprecedented challenges in trying to compete with megabanks and bigtechs.

Yellen urges stricter stablecoin regulation amid TerraUSD crash

Payments Dive

The coin, which relies on an algorithm rather than being backed by dollar reserves, plummeted to 23 cents Wednesday, according to CoinDesk

This Week in Fintech ending 13 May 2022

Daily Fintech

This week our experts brought you the following insights based on their experience as investors, entrepreneurs & executives.

Is Your Retirement Plan Sponsor ERISA Compliant?

SWBC's LenderHub

In the recent Supreme Court case of Hughes vs. Northwestern University, current and former plan participants in two of the university’s retirement plans claimed that the academic institution was in breach of its fiduciary duty. Regulations & Compliance Retirement & Succession Plans

Digital Commercial Lending Technology Case Study: Increasing Loan Volume and ROI

In this Commercial Lending Case Study, you'll discover how to leverage digital lending technologies to accelerate growth and leapfrog the competition in the private lending market. A new and innovative approach to mortgage lending — growing lending volume by orders of magnitude.

AWS Financial Services Competency status serves as a guide for GFT’s clients


Cloud has moved from leading edge to the baseline of banking success. A recent GFT survey revealed that 95% of banks adopt cloud to improve time to market, while 86% of them do it to improve innovation and scalability. Although these objectives might seem ambitious, they are achievable if the transition to cloud is regarded as an opportunity to re-imagine systems and applications. In the context of cloud, specialised partner guidance is essential.

Self-checkout tech maker Mashgin raises $62.5M

Payments Dive

The technology company, which currently partners with convenience stores, cafeterias, hospitals and sports arenas, said it will use the investment to build out its team, quicken expansion and scale globally

Data Partnerships Reshape Commercial Risk Underwriting

Daily Fintech

Data partnerships have been in existence awhile. The size of the global alternative data market is slated to top $17.4 billion by 2027 at 40.1% This growth has multiple implications for insurers who lack the means to harness large data stores.

Market Commentary: Week of May 9, 2022

SWBC's LenderHub

Last Week. In the 1990 NFC Championship Game, the New York Giants faced off against the San Francisco 49ers.

The Non-QM Market Experiences a Remarkable Comeback: Check Out the Industry Guide

As the commercial lending market evolves, non-QM loans are becoming increasingly popular. Check out this eBook for a detailed look at the benefits of non-QM loans, how to maneuver your way through, and what the future may bring.