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Bankers' Hotline, Volume 18, Number 9

October 30, 2008

Regulators’ Focus Shifts from AML

Economy Redirects Examination Emphasis
The economic downturn has regulators diverting resources from BSA programs to handle more urgent matters.

FinCEN Proposal to Make BSA Compliance Easier

FinCEN proposes centralizing Bank Secrecy Act rules and regulations in an effort toward more efficient and effective administration.

In The News

Statistics, Facts, & Such

Training Page
Bank Failures and Safe Deposit Boxes: If Something Happens to My Bank, What Happens to My Safe Deposit Box?"

by David McGuinn

When the safety of an individual’s financial base is threatened, faith in the financial system is compromised and consumers search for safer alternatives.

Web 2.0 Brings ID Theft Challenges

The second "generation" of the Internet offers new opportunities but opens the door to new threats as well.

CU to Offer Protection Free

An Australian Credit Union offers a safety checkpoint before the customer even logs into their account.

From the editor's desk
State of Mind

by Barbara Hurst

State of Mind
In today's economic climate, your outlook can help put your customers at ease.

War Stories

Questions & Answers

Other Bankers

Executive Editor:
Barbara Hurst
P. Kevin Smith, CPP
Contributing Editor:
Genilee S. Parente
Board of Advisors:
John S. Burnett
Peter G. Djinis, Esq.
William Gearin
Lucy H. Griffin
Mary Beth Guard, Esq.
David McGuinn
Robert G. Rowe, III, Esq.
Barry Thompson
Dana Turner
Andy Zavoina

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