Tag Archives: Newsbytes Podcast

Podcast: Separating Hype from Reality on Bitcoin and Blockchain

Aside from the recent bitcoin mania that is seeing a wave of "initial coin offerings" and goosing the stock value of companies that announce virtual currency plays, the underlying technology -- known as blockchain, or distributed ledger technology -- has attracted significant interest from financial institutions and investors.

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Newsbytes Podcast: Banking on the Last Frontier

Did you ever wonder what it's like to be a banker on the Last Frontier? On the latest episode of the ABA Newsbytes Podcast, co-hosts Evan Sparks and Shaun Kern interview Michael Martin, EVP, COO and general counsel of Northrim Bank, a community bank based in Anchorage, Alaska, with branches across the far-flung 49th state.

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Newsbytes Podcast: Breaking Down Silos in AML, BSA, Fraud and Cyber

In the latest episode of the ABA Newsbytes Podcast, taped before a live audience at the ABA/ABA Financial Crimes Enforcement Conference, Evan Sparks interviews former law enforcement official and community bank BSA officer Ryan Rasske about trends in anti-money laundering, Bank Secrecy Act and fraud issues -- particularly the growing confluence of these programs within banks.

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Newsbytes Podcast: Taxtravaganza Episode

With the House Ways and Means Committee currently considering a major tax overhaul bill and a Senate bill expected to be introduced any day now, tax reform took center stage on this week's episode of the ABA Newsbytes Podcast.

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