regulations (11)

8028295685?profile=originalIn a recent poll, LogicManager found that among 78 senior executives, 70% believed their organization’s goals would be impacted by a recession and yet nearly sixty percent either did not have a plan or were unsure if a change management plan was in place to prepare.

Adequately preparing for change happening within and outside of a company is not a new goal. Yet many companies struggle with achieving it. So here’s something new: by incorporating change management into your enterprise risk manageme

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In late September, Facebook announced that it had discovered a breach in its network that had exposed the personal data of nearly 50 million users to hackers.

The hackers exploited a feature in Facebook’s code to gain access to user accounts, potentially enabling them to take control of them. The breach was the largest in Facebook’s fourteen years of existence.

The fallout Facebook is facing from this breach is the latest example of the see-through economy at work. Since September 27, Facebook’s m

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Are You and Your Vendors Ready for GDPR?


Don’t assume you’re immune from this European regulation with huge 
fines


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All may be relatively quiet on the regulatory front in the U.S., but this May new privacy regulations are taking effect in the European Union, which will likely impact even the most provincial U.S. financial institutions.

The E.U.’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), approved in April 2016, is much broader than the U.S.’s most well-known privacy regulations, the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA) and the Health Insurance P

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Trump’s Assault on Bank Regulations

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Trump Issues Orders to Roll Back Bank Regulations Adopted in the Wake of the 2008 Wall Street Crash

By Barry Grey

World Socialist Web Site 4 February 2017

President Donald Trump signed executive directives on Friday initiating a sweeping rollback of regulations on banks and financial brokers enacted under the Obama administration following the Wall Street crash of 2008.

Trump’s actions target in particular the 2010 Dodd-Frank bank regulations and a Labor Department rule set to take effect in April r

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As a risk professional, you're under a lot of pressure to write documents. Maybe it's a methodology manual, validation report, or other document you’re expected to write for your regulator; a status report for the board; or even that very important email. Whatever it is, some of the following worries probably sound very familiar to you:

"I've got to write a report and I don't know where to start - what's the best way to do it?"

"It's taking me ages to edit this Word document - aren't there some cl

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Killing Off Community Banks — Intended Consequence of Dodd-Frank Act? “Orderly Liquidation Authority”. Consolidation of Megabanks

 

Source:

 Ellen Brown

The Web of Debt Blog

21 October 2015

The Dodd-Frank regulations are so lethal to community banks that some say the intent was to force them to sell out to the megabanks. Community banks are rapidly disappearing — except in North Dakota, where they are thriving. 

At over 2,300 pages, the Dodd Frank Act is the longest and most complicated bill ever passe

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The Basel Committee, which creates regulations for banks, has published a set of principles regarding effective risk data aggregation and risk reporting, which will provide a fantastic business case for risk professionals to improve their risk frameworks. I’ve included highlights below, but you can take a look at the full report here.

The principles for effective risk data aggregation and risk reporting will be mandatory for globally systemically important banks (G-SIBs) from 2016, and the Basel

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by Kiki Pentheroudaki 

We have discussed the historic development of automated trading and how regulators are pushing high-frequency traders to become market makers. We now want to look at further ways to regulate automated trading under MiFID II.

The impact of high frequency trading (HFT) flow on markets will also see continued attention from market participants and regulators alike. In 2012, significant regulatory attention focused on HFT, such as provisions in the European Parliament's version

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MiFID II – Trade Automation, Part 1

by Kiki Pentheroudaki

MiFID II is intended to regulate the use of automated trading to ensure a level-playing field for all market participants. In a two-part overview we will provide you with insight into how regulators are thinking. Part one focuses on the history of automated trading and MiFID’s proposals around market-making for high-frequency traders.

Automated or algorithmic trading is used by a wide range of market participants. Profits from high-speed trading in American stocks were ca. $1

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MiFID II is coming – are you prepared?

After EMIR, Basel III and Dodd Frank, MiFID II is now on the horizon. Are you keeping up with the latest regulatory developments in the market?

Alarmed by the impact of the latest financial crisis, regulators globally have released a set of new regulations. While most financial institutions are already working diligently on the implementation of EMIR, Basel III and Dodd Frank, the change in the EU Council presidency to Ireland and the current consultations around MiFID II give further incentives

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Cost cutting and better risk management remained high on the European financial services agenda at the recent World Economic Forum. Institutions worldwide are facing similar concerns, because of the ongoing instability in the current economic environment. Yet cost cutting initiatives and the move to further enhance risk management are often undertaken to the detriment of what customers today are looking for – innovation.

 

Regulation is intended to create transparency, but if not managed efficient

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