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Amid the global coronavirus pandemic—and a massive response by policymakers—how can community banks best meet customer and employee needs while managing their balance sheets and loan portfolios?
With the number of reported cases of the novel coronavirus on the rise in the U.S., the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council late Friday issued guidance for banks on business continuity planning in the face of a pandemic.
As the scale of cyber breaches soars, banks are hiring their own specialty teams or contracting with vendors, all of whom have one mission: think like a constantly changing set of globally active bad actors.
In a speech at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta today, Federal Reserve Governor Michelle Bowman discussed how the Fed can help boost transparency and provide more clarity to community banks about relationships with vendors and third-party service providers.
Two challenges for today’s anti-money laundering professionals: focusing on high-value functions and eliminating false positives that consume unnecessary resources. Nicholas Piccininni, who leads a 1,500-person financial crimes risk management team at Wells Fargo, explains how Wells puts technology to use to tackle these challenges.
With $1.57 billion in assets, HAB Bank isn’t big — but it’s a community bank with global reach. The New York-based institution provides correspondent banking services for 140 banks in 20 countries, primarily in South Asia and East Asia. Saleem Iqbal discusses how HAB Bank competes in this global marketplace.
The nation’s banks remain highly capitalized as a result of post-crisis regulatory reforms, and “are well positioned to continue lending to households in businesses even in the event of a severe global recession.”
Since the financial crisis, large bank holding companies have seen notable declines in key risk factors, with several risk indicators near or below pre-crisis levels, according to researchers at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
The share of low-rated commitments in the Shared National Credit portfolio rose slightly between 2018 and 2019, according to the SNC Review released today.