What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas. Except if it’s a conference recap. I’m back from the 2017 American Financial Services Association Independents Exposition, and feeling inspired by the insights delivered by the expo’s speakers, as well as by the people and organizations I met along the way. Thanks to those who worked on stage […]
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At its core, compliance is really about doing the right thing. But who gets to decide what’s right and wrong?
Here’s a new motto for your compliance department: It’s in the reports, or it didn’t happen.
About 6 months ago, a federal court ruled that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, which is overseen by a single director, has an “unconstitutional” structure. At the time, we laid out a few possible scenarios for the agency’s future, and posed the question: What’s next? As it happens, this is what was next. Last month, […]
Automation. Flexibility. A more diverse workforce. There’s plenty in the future to feel optimistic about, but the evolving nature of work has had some negative consequences, too. The same executive decisions intended to bring jobs into the 21st century can send an altogether different—and malicious—message to people who already feel left out: “You’re not needed […]
Regulatory compliance is all about strategy. A good strategy motivates employees, facilitates smoother interactions with customers, and will help your automotive dealership grow faster and better than your competitors.
“There’s never a dull moment here. I’m constantly learning new things, be it on the technology side, the legal side, or the compliance side.” Joe has been with Compli almost two years as the Senior Sales Engineer. He is the product expert helping both prospective and existing customers match their needs with our products. Part […]
Trump, the CFPB, and Demonstrating Compliance to Your Bank—What We’re Looking Forward to at the AFSA Independents Exposition 2017
“Embrace change.” Besides being generally good life advice, that mantra also encapsulates the theme of the American Financial Services Association Independents Exposition 2017.
“Media overload” may be society’s great problem du jour, but it’s nothing new for those of us who work in compliance. Regardless of whether your workforce compliance management system is electronic or not, it almost certainly captures and generates an overwhelming amount of information: HR paperwork, policy sign-offs, training outcomes, online form data, audit results, […]
“Reality leaves a lot to the imagination,” John Lennon reportedly once quipped. He probably wasn’t talking about consumer credit, but here we are. Of the approximate 201 million adults living in the United States, nearly a quarter (45 million) have unreliable or altogether blank credit histories. The financial lives of 45 million consumers can only […]