Regulatory compliance Press Release
|06/22/2020 - 13:06||
Secretary DeVos Unveils Enhanced Online Portal for Higher Education Institutions to Report Foreign Gifts and Contracts
WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos unveiled a new online portal that will make it easier for schools to report foreign gifts and contracts valued at more than $250,000 as required by law. This is part of the Department's ongoing efforts to help higher education institutions come into compliance with Section 117 of the Higher Education Act after numerous reports, and the Department's own research, uncovered billions of dollars in unreported funds from foreign sources.
|06/09/2020 - 06:29||
Accusoft Partners with A-LIGN to Obtain HIPAA Compliance & SOC 2 Examination
TAMPA, Fla. – Accusoft partnered with A-LIGN, a technology-enabled security and compliance company, to obtain HIPAA compliance and its SOC 2 examination for products OnTask and PrizmDoc Cloud this month.
|06/08/2020 - 15:47||
FTC Releases Funeral Home Compliance Results, Offers New Business Guidance on Funeral Rule Requirements
Federal Trade Commission investigators, working undercover in five states, found failures to disclose timely itemized pricing information, as required by the Funeral Rule, in 17 of the 90 funeral homes they have visited since 2018.
|06/08/2020 - 07:22||
DataArt Partners with Financial Strides to Expand Security Solutions for Financial Services Firms
NEW YORK, June 8, 2020 – DataArt, a global software engineering firm that designs, develops, and supports high-quality solutions, and Financial Strides, a fintech company that specializes in building innovative financial products, today announced a partnership to provide end-to-end solutions for businesses in the financial services industry. The two companies have successfully completed five joint projects, which provided the impetus to establish a formal partnership.
|06/05/2020 - 08:46||
NICE Actimize X-Sight Marketplace Boosts Efficiency for AML Investigations with Free Services Addressing COVID-19 Challenges
Hoboken, N.J., June 5, 2020 – NICE Actimize, a NICE business (Nasdaq: NICE) and leader in Autonomous Financial Crime Management, today announced that two new X-Sight Marketplace partners are offering a range of free tools and services designed to boost operational efficiency of AML investigations during the onslaught of COVID-19 related demands.
|06/01/2020 - 14:08||
Covington Adds Financial Services Regulatory Partner in London
LONDON — John Ahern has joined Covington’s Financial Services Industry Group in London as a partner.
|05/27/2020 - 08:24||
NICE Actimizes AML Solutions Chosen by Rakuten Securities to Improve Operational Efficiencies and Reduce Compliance Risk
Hoboken, N.J., May 27, 2020 – NICE Actimize, a NICE (Nasdaq: NICE) business and the leader in Autonomous Financial Crime Management, has been chosen by Rakuten Securities Inc., a major online brokerage operating throughout Japan and across Asia, to implement an innovative anti-money laundering compliance platform to protect and support its investor clients and meet regulatory requirements.
|05/26/2020 - 11:29||
Weekly COVID-19 Update: Compliance Guidance, Keeping America Running, Vaccine Efforts, PPE Production, and More Free Access to Standards
The ANSI Federation and standardization community are stepping up with guidance, resources, and initiatives to support public health, safety, and infrastructure during the COVID-19 outbreak. ANSI is monitoring, sharing, and promoting appropriate news to highlight these efforts. Suggestions for news items may be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org . All submissions are published at ANSI's discretion.
|05/20/2020 - 15:20||
Cisco Webex Teams Earns HITRUST Certification
Cisco has achieved HITRUST CSF Certification for Webex Teams, Webex Control Hub, and Webex API, validating commitment to privacy and security across the healthcare industry. HITRUST CSF Certification is the industry gold standard, combining security standards set by HIPAA, NIST, COBIT, and many more. Cisco has a longstanding commitment to protecting sensitive data and information and understands the growing importance in healthcare to meet complex compliance and privacy requirements.
|05/20/2020 - 07:05||
NICE Releases Integration of Trading Recording and Microsoft Teams to Drive Digital Transformation for Financial Services Organizations
Hoboken, N.J., May 20, 2020 – NICE (NASDAQ: NICE), a leading provider of financial communication compliance solutions, today announced the release of the integration of the NICE Trading Recording System (NTR) and the Microsoft Teams unified communications platform.
|05/15/2020 - 06:24||
What is HIPAA Compliance? Requirements, Checklist, and How to Comply
Patients have to disclose their personal information when getting medical assistance or registering with healthcare providers. This information must be handled with care, or service providers may end up paying millions of dollars as HIPAA penalties.
|05/15/2020 - 06:11||
Aegean Baltic Bank of Greece Selects Wolters Kluwer to Provide Integrated Risk and Regulatory Reporting Solution
Aegean Baltic Bank of Greece (ABB) has chosen Wolters Kluwer?s OneSumX for Regulatory Reporting and OneSumX for Risk Management as its integrated risk and regulatory reporting software solution, helping the bank to meet its Basel IV and CRD V obligations.
|05/14/2020 - 08:28||
COVID-19 and healthcare cybersecurity: What practices need to know
The COVID-19 pandemic continues to change how practices operate and deliver care. With so much in flux, a cybersecurity planning is critical to protect patient data from attacks.
|05/14/2020 - 01:45||
TCPA What is an Autodialer?
As credit unions work to provide information to their members remotely, in the past couple of months we have had some questions on the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) consent requirements for texting or calling members using an autodialer. This includes whether the TCPA has any flexibility for contacting due to a pandemic.
|05/13/2020 - 12:35||
Former Chief Compliance Officer Sepideh Behram Rowland Joins K2 Intelligence Financial Integrity Network as Head of Managed Services
NEW YORK/WASHINGTON, DC – 13 MAY 2020 – K2 Intelligence Financial Integrity Network (FIN) today announced Sepideh Behram Rowland has joined its Financial Crimes Risk and Compliance practice as a Vice President. Ms. Rowland brings with her over 20 years of regulatory compliance experience, including leadership positions at money services businesses, large financial institutions, and community banks. As head of managed services, Ms. Rowland will expand the firm’s managed services offerings and partnerships.
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|05/13/2020 - 06:33||
2020 Cyber Report: Compliance Burdens Unsustainable
Joint Coalfire-Omdia Research Underscores Need for New Approach New and changing regulations, a critical shortage of cybersecurity professionals, and digital transformation spell end of status quo Select respondents seeing 40%+ efficiency improvements by applying transformational approach to compliance.
|05/12/2020 - 10:51||
Wolters Kluwer to host regulatory change management webinars
May 20, 21 events highlight benefits that automation brings firms in managing regulatory obligations.
|05/11/2020 - 08:08||
Webcast: Regulatory & Compliance Readiness
With multiple regulatory and compliance events happening and more on the horizon, companies of all sizes and complexity are having to quickly respond and adhere to new rules and requirements. In turn, organizations are rethinking how they achieve and maintain compliance through sound readiness strategies and planning.
|05/08/2020 - 16:21||
AdvaMed Issues MedTech Compliance Guidance For COVID-19 Response
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) today announced availability of a newly created “Code of Ethics Compliance Guidance Related to the COVID-19 Response.”
|05/07/2020 - 16:07||
CONTROLTEKs New CMatch AI Health for Temperature Detection, Occupancy Verification and Mask Compliance
BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (May. 7, 2020) – CONTROLTEK a leader in retail asset protection and security solutions, releases a new Health Compliance module of the CMatch AI computer vision platform providing non-contact preventative screening in light of the Coronavirus pandemic and increased concern for health safety.
|05/04/2020 - 11:41||
250+ credit unions get compliance help through Credit Union Compliance Management System
MADISON, Wis., and WASHINGTON (April 24, 2020) — After 60 days of national availability, more than 250 credit unions are using either Credit Union Compliance Management System™ (CU CMS), a CUNA or League member benefit, or Credit Union Compliance Management System PLUS™ (CU CMS+), the for-fee solution.
|05/01/2020 - 08:57||
Gartner Says Legal & Compliance Leaders Are Least Prepared to Address COVID-19 Employee Safety Decisions Associated with a Return to the Workplace
As legal and compliance leaders arrange for their organizations to return to work amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, 55% of general counsel feel least prepared to address employee safety decisions, according to a poll by Gartner, Inc. An April 27, 2020 Gartner poll of 95 legal leaders examined what standards must be in place for employees to return to the workplace.
|04/30/2020 - 02:40||
Recent FAQs Appraisals, Regulation D, and an IRS IRA Deadline
A few questions have come up on both recent developments and an existing deadline. We wanted to cover these today and hopefully save you a little time.
|04/29/2020 - 11:51||
Broad Alliance of Financial Services and Public Interest Groups File Petition for Rulemaking Challenging SECs Unlawful Regulation by Enforcement
Broad Alliance of Financial Services and Public Interest Groups File Petition for Rulemaking Challenging SEC’s Unlawful Regulation by Enforcement.
|04/28/2020 - 00:09||
COVID-19 Level 3 Update 28 April: Were still working, and have implemented a plan to keep disruption to a minimum, while also keeping our staff and the public safe. More details
EPA's compliance, monitoring and enforcement (CME) activities during the COVID-19 pandemic - Level 3