KYC Red Flag Automation
Written by Don Lee Fidelity Investments was fined $500,000 by FINRA and ordered to pay $530,000 in restitution to clients for not […]
FinCEN’s $1 Million Fine Against CCO and Personal Liability
Written by Don Lee In December of 2014, FINCEN fined MoneyGram’s then Chief Compliance Officer Thomas Haider $1 Million as a civil […]
Managing Conflicts of Interest across BD and RIAs
Written by Don Lee Many BD firms are expanding their business in the shrinking BD market to the Investment Advisory space. The […]
Are Debit Card transactions flying under your firm’s AML radar?
Debit card transactions should be included in AML programs. This added data increases the burden of review resulting in the need for automated compliance software such as FinWebTech's Catalyst Compliance Solution.
SEC’s Branch Chief on Data Analysis and 9 things CCO’s should do
Written by Don Lee SEC’s Chief of Staff Andrew Donahue recently spoke at the National Regulatory Services Fall conference and gave CCO’s […]
SEC’s use of ‘Big Data’ anlaytics and Compliance
Written by Don Lee The SEC had a record year of 807 enforcement actions and orders for $8.2 Billion in penalties and […]
AML Compliance Automation and SARs filing … risks of manual reviews
Written by Don Lee Securities and Exchange Commission Enforcement Chief Andrew Ceresney said to the broker-dealers community at the Securities Industry and […]
Is your compliance program automated or are you in the dark ages?
Firms and compliance officers are under severe regulatory pressure with increased enforcement actions by FINRA, the SEC and other regulators for ‘Failure […]