GDPR Insurance: Coverage for Fines Hard to Find But Other Non-Compliance Costs Insurable

May 16, 2018

Category: Activity, Insurance

A “price of data security” guide by Aon and DLA Piper of the availability of insurance for General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) infractions revealed that businesses are on their own in most countries. Not only are Finland and Norway the […]

Cryptocurrencies as a payment system are ‘troubling,” Bank of America tech officer says

May 10, 2018


Cryptocurrencies are standing in the way of authorities catching “bad guys” who are using payment systems for nefarious purposes, a Bank of America official said Thursday. Addressing a key criticism of bitcoin and its growing list of competitors, Cathy Bessant, […]

What Facebook’s Data Debacle Could Mean for Banking

May 2, 2018

Category: Regulations

There was a particular moment on the second day of his most recent testimony Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg struck a rare smile. Zuckerberg, on Capitol Hill to answer pointed questions about the scraping of company’s data on 87 million of […]

Activity, Investment banking

Goldman Sachs Isn’t the Best Bank Stock to Trade Now

May 16, 2018

Via: TheStreet

All bank stocks are not created equal. Citigroup (C) , Wells Fargo (WFC) , and Bank of America (BAC) all closed in the green on Tuesday, but none in significantly grand fashion. I am not touching Wells Fargo at this […]

Activity, Trading

If You Like Dividends, You Should Love These 3 Stocks

May 15, 2018

Via: Yahoo

Not every stock that pays a dividend is a “great dividend stock.” The best dividend stocks are from many different industries, but share some common traits. Not only do they need to pay a relatively high dividend yield, but the […]

Capital and risk, Operational

Cybersecurity & Regtech: Defending The Bank

May 15, 2018

Via: Bank Director

How can financial institutions proactively combat the risks facing the industry today? The 2018 Risk Survey—presented by Bank Director and Moss Adams LLP—compiled the insights of directors, chief executive officers and senior executives of U.S. banks with more than $250 […]