Is FedNow the future of payments? Yes, and no

Gone are the days when a new technology solution or platform could be implemented and then left to run for a decade or more. Nowhere is that more true than in the world of payments, where rising customer expectations and increasing competition from both bank and non-bank actors require a level of foresight and responsiveness that smaller organizations may find difficult to build into their planning. [Continue]

Deadline to master ‘beneficial ownership’ reg looms

For many years, a successful Bank Secrecy Act/Anti-Money Laundering program rested on four pillars of compliance: internal policies and procedures, the designation of a BSA officer, employee training and independent review. Auditors and examiners, intimately familiar with these four requirements, have evaluated the programs at every regulated financial institution using the pillars as the benchmark for a successful BSA program.  [Continue]