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Posts Tagged ‘Risk Management in Financial Services’

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Lessons Learned From the Fourth United States Bank Failure of 2023

Background On Friday, July 28, Heartland Tri-State Bank of Elkhart became the fourth U.S. bank to fail this year. A rather small bank, as of the end of its first quarter, the bank reported $139 million in total assets and $130 million in total deposits in its FDIC Call Report. Heartland Tri-State began operations in […]

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An Introduction: Generative AI Use Cases for the Financial Services Industry

What is Generative AI? Generative Artificial Intelligence, or generative AI, is a categorical or descriptive term ascribed to algorithms using machine learning to create or “generate” new content. Generative AI ingests data and understands guidelines incredibly well. Therefore, businesses across industries are optimistic about the many ways it can help save them money and create […]

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Joint Guidance Provided to Banks to Manage Risks Associated With Third-Party Relationships

It’s not you. It’s the guidance. Perficient provides risk management to more than 500 financial services organizations, many of whom have multiple bank regulators. Often an organization will have a state-charted non-member bank, which has the FDIC as its primary federal regulator. The same organization will typically have a national bank charter, and the OCC […]

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Controlling the Narrative: How Financial Services Institutions Can Stay Ahead of Reputational Risk

The trust placed in financial services organizations by clients, investors, and stakeholders is not only a reflection of reliability but also a significant driver of business success. But, as one of the most regulated and notoriously untrusted industries, the financial services industry is among the most vulnerable to being impacted by negative digital media, driving […]

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Avoiding Client Remediation With RCSA (Part 3 of 3)

In our first blog in this series, Getting Started With Client Remediation (Part 1 of 3), we discussed how to get a client remediation program started, what levels of an organization should be involved in the client remediation program, and how ultimately positive outcomes, such as lower risks, improved technology, and risk monitoring, may result from […]

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Data Lineage for BCBS 239 Regulatory Compliance

The purpose of BCBS 239 (Basel Committee on Banking Supervision’s standard number 239) is to ensure that systemically important banks’ risk data aggregation capabilities and internal risk reporting practices give thorough insight into the risks to which they are exposed. BCBS has a total of 14 principles, summarized in the four sections below: I. Overarching governance […]