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Bank of Canada explores blockchain-based payment transfer system
By BBR Staff Writer
The Bank of Canada said that it is experimenting a blockchain-based payment transfer system in partnership with R3 CEV, a consortium of major global banks, and the Canadian Payments Association.
Banking Services > Payments > News
Federal Reserve approves Goldman Sachs' purchase of GE Capital's US online deposits
By BBR Staff Writer
Goldman Sachs Bank USA (GS Bank) has secured approval from the Federal Reserve to acquire the online deposit platform and assume the deposits of GE Capital Bank (GECB).
Wealth & Assets Management > Asset Management > News
J.P. Morgan Securities to pay $4m in fine over deceptive conduct
By BBR Staff Writer
J.P. Morgan Securities (JPMS) has been fined $4m by the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for misleading customers about its brokers’ compensation.
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JPMorgan Chase Bank to pay $48m over mortgage servicing issues settlement
By BBR Staff Writer
JPMorgan Chase Bank will pay $48m to settle mortgage servicing-related issues with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), a division of the US Treasury.
Intermediaries > ECN & Exchanges > News
Morgan Stanley to pay $8.8m over prearranged trading scandal settlement
By BBR Staff Writer
Morgan Stanley Investment Management has agreed to pay $8.8m to settle charges with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) over a prearranged trading scandal or parking that favored certain clients' accounts over others.
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US Fed approves $3.7bn merger between Hudson City and M&T Bank
By BBR Staff Writer
The Federal Reserve Board in the US has approved the $3.7bn merger of Hudson City Bancorp and M&T Bank.
Banking Services > Commercial Banking > News
Liberty Bank and Naugatuck Valley Financial receive approval for merger
By BBR Staff Writer
Liberty Bank and Naugatuck Valley Financial Corporation have secured approval from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) for the merger of latter's bank subsidiary Naugatuck Valley Savings and Loan into Liberty Bank.
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Citigroup affiliates to pay $180m to settle hedge fund fraud charges
The Securities and Exchange Commission has announced that two Citigroup affiliates have agreed to pay nearly $180m to settle charges that they defrauded investors in two hedge funds by claiming they were safe, low-risk, and suitable for traditional bond investors
Wealth & Assets Management > Mutual Funds > News
New Federal Reserve rules require key US banks to hold additional capital
By BBR Staff Writer
The Federal Reserve System has approved a new rule which requires eight key banks in the US to hold additional capital buffers in a bid to avoid a major financial collapse.
Risk Management > News
Agencies finalize revisions to capital rules
The Federal Reserve Board, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency today finalized revisions to the regulatory capital rules adopted in July 2013.
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Bank regulatory requirements are forcing institutions to rethink organizational structures, EY's survey
In the US, new and complex regulatory requirements are shaking up the financial regulatory landscape. EY's 2015 Federal Reserve regulatory reporting survey, Regulation now: the new standard and how firms are adapting, reports on the current regulatory reporting practices at 25 of the leading financial institutions.
Policies & Regulatory Compliance > News
US Senate banking bill proposes easing of restrictions for smaller banks
By BBR Staff Writer
The US Senate is considering easing mortgage rules for the financial industry besides increasing the congressional scrutiny of Federal Reserve in a regulation relief bill.
Banking Services > Commercial Banking > News
Talbot Bank announces termination of consent order
The Talbot Bank of Easton, Maryland has announced that the Federal Deposit Insurance (FDIC) and the Maryland Commissioner of Financial Regulation have terminated the consent order the bank entered into on 24 May 2013.
Banking Services > Commercial Banking > News
Pacific Continental and Capital Pacific receive regulatory approvals for acquisition
Pacific Continental, the holding company of Pacific Continental Bank has announced that Pacific Continental has received all regulatory approvals required to complete its acquisition of Capital Pacific Bancorp.
Banking Services > Commercial Banking > News
Enhanced low-cost and no-cost banking services now available to Canadians
To support the Government of Canada’s guidelines on low-cost and no-cost bank accounts that are coming into force today, the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada has updated its Account Selector tool.
Policies & Regulatory Compliance > News

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Revenue Leakage has been a universal phenomenon, gnawing up the profit margins of transaction-based industries, especially across their business support systems. Though the Banking industry people are particularly quick in acknowledging the glaring prevalence of revenue leakage, they are not able to pinpoint its source or quantity, or chart methodologies to ensure Revenue Assurance.... Banking Services > Commercial Banking > White Papers Customer Profitability Vs. Customer Satisfaction: Keep Guessing or Model your Pricing Strategies By Suntec
Most financial institutions do not have a clear understanding of what or who drives their profitability. They make assumptions or guesswork, and most of the time, try and fix their profitability metrics into the 80/20 rule or something similar — the majority of profits (80%) come from a minority (20%) of customers, products or business segments. Is profitability as simple as this? While there is no denying the 80/20 rule, how does an organization find this 20%? ... Banking Services > Commercial Banking > White Papers Banks - Reward Your Customers Incrementally, Based on Their Profitability By Suntec
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