As we’ve mentioned before, one of the challenging issues in third party risk management is staying up-to-date on news and changes occurring in the financial services regulatory world. It’s particularly difficult right now with so much uncertainty and with so many key roles still being defined.
And we can especially help with that this week by providing you a list of recommended articles to check out.
Narrow down the information
Each week I sift through hundreds of articles and try to find the ones that are most relevant to our work. And as promised, we want to share that information with you.
This is a particularly interesting time as various regulators start proposing more concrete ideas on regulatory reform and as certain key positions get filled.
For this week, I’d draw your attention to a few very interesting articles on the glacial pace of certain regulations versus the lightning speed with which the technology is evolving. You may also be interested to see the backgrounds and the stated opinions of some of the people chosen to lead the regulatory agencies. Finally, you’ll see an interesting article on the ever-heightened expectations of third party risk management.
Recent articles to check out
Below is a list of important articles recently published:
CFPB proposes changes to prepaid rule: For nearly 2 years, this rule has been being finalized, called final, deadlines extended, now more changes? The moving target keeps moving, years after the initial notice of proposed rulemaking: Read more
Administration nominates James Clinger as new FDIC head, effective Nov 29: Longtime government regulator and overseer will succeed current chairman (Gruenberg) when his term expires in Nov: Read more
Pace of change has never been faster: Change is great but poses real dilemma as regulations don’t keep up: Read more
New FDIC Ombudsman did attend banking school but is a long time regulator, not a banker: Interesting choice from several perspectives: Read more
The case for automation, clearly articulated by the regulators and Lexology: Reflects our position that you can’t manage risk with outdated tools: Read more
CFPB gives insight into how their consumer complaints database works: Consumer complaints was the first big footprint of CFPB.
- Has shaped numerous enforcement actions.
- Read more
Wall Street Journal article on the future of CFPB director Cordray: Article touts all the reasons he should go (setting direction through enforcement action is one).
- Stops just short of overtly calling for dismissal.
- Read more
Key US regulators set to propose regulatory rollbacks: Will be interesting to see how it plays out – nothing at all certain right now: Read more
Easy reading: The prepared testimony of the interim OCC director: Read more
I hope you will find this information interesting and meaningful. I always welcome feedback or additional suggestions. And watch out for future blog posts like this to help you stay updated with vendor management news!
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