Browsing: Derisking


The OCC is taking a closer look at how banks make decisions to terminate business or correspondent relationships to avoid regulatory scrutiny—a process known as “de-risking”—and could issue guidance in the future based on its findings, Comptroller of the Currency Thomas Curry said today.

Compliance and Risk

Speaking at the ABA/ABA Money Laundering Enforcement Conference today, Acting Treasury Undersecretary Adam Szubin stressed the importance of healthy correspondent banking relationships, cautioning banks against “derisking,” or avoiding regulatory risk by terminating, restricting or denying services to a broad class of clients.

Compliance and Risk

The May/June issue of ABA Bank Compliance magazine, now available online for subscribers, features a cover story on what continuing class action and enforcement litigation means for frontline bank compliance. Other stories cover what bankers are doing to “derisk,” how to build a positive compliance risk management culture and how to handle a change in