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Cyber: New York regulator moves the goalposts

09/22/16

DFS’s cyber proposal could hold directors and officers personally liable for noncompliance.

Cyber: Regulators putting market infrastructure to the test

09/20/16

The CFTC’s final rule relaxes earlier proposed testing requirements, but challenges remain.

The quarter close: Directors edition Q3 2016

09/14/16

This quarterly publication is designed to keep directors informed about the latest accounting and financial reporting issues.

In brief: Hedge accounting: significant changes exposed for comment

09/09/16

Changes proposed by the FASB may simplify application of the hedge accounting model and may allow for additional hedge strategies.

Innovating to grow: A new world of opportunity for insurers

09/07/16

InsurTech’s rise is not a threat, but a real opportunity for insurers to innovate.

2016 lease accounting survey

08/26/16

Finance and real estate executives share their views on the impact of the new lease accounting standards.

US Real Estate Insights - Summer 2016

08/26/16

In “Top 25 Hotel Markets: Room for More Growth Remains”, Abhishek Jain discusses factors that have contributed to the robust performance in many markets, underperformance in others, and whether the recovery in the sector may have more room for growth given the current economic climate.

AML outsourcing: You’re still on the hook

08/26/16

Three lessons from FINRA’s largest ever AML enforcement action.

Get your head in the cloud

08/26/16

It's time for banks to embrace the cloud as a business priority, not just an IT solution.

Broker dealers: TBA margin clarity, but not simplicity

08/24/16

Last week, FINRA adopted a regulation requiring that US-registered broker dealers collect margin on To-Be-Announced transactions (FINRA Rule 4210). This Regulatory brief provides an analysis of the regulation and our view of what firms should be doing now.