Risk management

Don’t let fake news or careless tweets expose your bank to harm

03/15/17

Firms need to evaluate risks ranging from hackers spreading false information about the bank to an executive’s inappropriate social media posts.

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Prudential may press Wells Fargo to repay costs tied to fake-account scandal

02/22/17

The insurance company, facing regulatory scrutiny and lawsuits over a former sales relationship with Wells Fargo, said it may press its partner to cover costs after halting the sales.

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Reputational risks are heightened by tense political climate

02/22/17

The newest reputational threat has nothing to do with violations of regulations or ethical norms, but rather with the extreme polarization and activism spreading through the country.

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Should banks spell out how they invest customer deposits?

02/14/17

Trust and transparency can be strengthened and like-minded borrowers and banks can be brought together if transactions are “tagged” and investments are explained, argues Bruce Cahan, adjunct professor at Stanford University.

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Thomson Reuters makes two deals in a hot identity space

02/06/17

The information giant agreed to buy two data businesses from the DTCC as regulators' demands for transparency fuel calls for shared industrywide solutions.

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Trump's anti-Mexico policies threaten Citibanamex, revive divestiture talk

02/03/17

The president’s vow to impose a 20% tax on Mexican imports could make life harder for the Citigroup-owned unit, which is Mexico’s second-largest bank.

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What the world's biggest bank bosses say about Brexit exodus

01/31/17

Bloomberg News conducted interviews and reviewed public statements to discover what each major bank is now planning in the wake of Brewxit.

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What an MIT professor learned by monitoring traders’ emotions

01/30/17

Andrew Lo straps sensors to traders and watches how their pulses and body temperatures change when markets dive or trades go bad. The technology could be used elsewhere in a bank to address problems before they escalate.

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‘Trump bump’ will do nothing for the risk-averse

01/27/17

While bankers feel more positive about the environment since the election, taking advantage of the new environment is what’s really important.

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Regional banks weeding out risky loans while credit cycle is strong

01/24/17

Fifth Third and other regionals have ditched what they deem to be high-risk commercial loans in hopes of strengthening credit quality over the long term.

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