With several providers now offering security ratings—also known as risk scores or risk ratings—as a way to measure an organization’s level of cybersecurity, a new white paper by the American Bankers Association examines the pros and cons of these ratings systems and how they should be used by financial institutions.
As the Federal Reserve works to update its procedures for responding to Freedom of Information Act requests and its treatment of confidential supervisory information, the American Bankers Association raised concerns that the proposed changes could “expand significantly the scope of information that would be treated as CSI and subject to restrictions on disclosure.”
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In a unanimous decision, the New Hampshire Supreme Court today upheld a lower court ruling that dismissed defamation claims brought by a patent assertion entity against ABA and other defendants who labeled the company and its operator a “patent troll.”
Following a vote last month, the Financial Accounting Standards Board today formally issued its proposal to delay the implementation of the current expected credit loss standard until January 2023 for certain companies.
Fewer non-employer firms—those without full-time or part-time employees on payroll, which account for 81% of U.S. small businesses—reported profitability in 2018 than employer firms did, according to Small Business Credit Survey figures released today by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
In a letter to House Financial Services Committee Chairwoman Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) today, Ranking Member Patrick McHenry (R-N.C.) today called for a hearing on cybersecurity and data protection in the financial services sector in response to concerns raised by industry leaders and recent data breaches.
The Federal Housing Administration issued a final rule today providing greater flexibility for individual condominium owners to obtain an FHA-insured mortgage.
In a white paper circulated recently on Capitol Hill, industry veteran Bert Ely called for an overhaul of the Farm Credit System.
As expected, the Federal Housing Financial Agency issued a final rule—as directed by the S. 2155 regulatory reform law—establishing new requirements for the validation and approval of credit score models by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.