News

Regology Successfully Maintains SOC 2 Compliance

Regology continues its long-standing commitment to global security standards and the industry’s best practices in implementing Data Privacy Controls....

Gaming

Gaming Regulations: Where Are the Pitfalls?

Whether it is land-based or online, new gaming and gambling businesses coming into the market need to follow mandatory...

Banking

Top 3 Regulatory Focus Areas for Financial Institutions in 2022 and Beyond

Going forward, horizon scanning, anti-money laundering, and climate change are top-of-mind for the financial sector. The financial system is...

Cryptocurrency

Know Your Crypto Customer: KYC Requirements for Digital Assets

Know your customer (KYC) is a critical element of every anti-money laundering (AML) and customer due diligence (CDD) program...

Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Regulatory Compliance Tech and Artificial Intelligence: How Does It Work?

Many of today’s most innovative companies are still managing their regulatory compliance programs manually. This is probably one of...

Cryptocurrency

Webinar Recap: Digital Assets and Cryptocurrency Regulations

The crypto regulatory landscape is a new frontier in commerce, and the industry is maturing at lightning speed. It’s...

Cryptocurrency

Crypto Market: Measuring and Monitoring Risks

Cryptocurrency is fast maturing as an alternative digital asset class, and it’s no surprise that – as part of...

Compliance

Short Guide to Interpreting Bills and Statutes

    In compliance, there are three lines of defense: 1. Business itself: the first responsibility lies with the...

Banking

Digital Assets and Financial Institutions: Will There Be A Partnership?

In our article on the regulatory future of crypto, we covered President Biden’s Executive Order on digital assets, which...

Cryptocurrency

Regulatory Future of Crypto: New Executive Order Targets Digital Assets

In an Executive Order dated March 9, 2022, President Biden acknowledged the rapid growth of digital assets and their...

News

Sanctions On Russia: What Banking Institutions Need To Know

In a press release dated February 28, 2022, the Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC)...

Banking

Credit Unions: 5 Pillars Of An Effective AML Compliance Program

Credit unions (like banks) accept deposits, make loans, and provide many other financial services. They have a rich history...

Banking

Fair Credit Reporting Act: Could Your Financial Institution Be Considered A Consumer Reporting Agency?

Last week, we discussed the cost of non-compliance with CFPB Fair Lending Practices, and how regulatory intelligence technology can...

Banking

Cost of Not Being in Compliance with CFPB Fair Lending Practices

The purpose of this series of articles will be to highlight regulatory information that is important to banks and...

Banking

The Creation and Purpose of Regulatory Agencies

When I was a U.S. Postal Inspector in 2001, I started my career investigating large-scale illegal narcotic cases at...

Banking

Buy Now, Pay Later: Popularity, Banks, and Regulation

There is a popular method of purchasing that special gift for your loved one, or maybe a must-have item....

Banking

CAMELS Ratings and Financial Institutions

CAMELS is an acronym for capital adequacy, assets, management capability, earnings, liquidity, and sensitivity. In 1979, the members of...

Cryptocurrency

2021, The Year Of…

…Cryptocurrencies. With the passage of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, commonly referred to as the “infrastructure bill,” the...

Cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrencies – “Friend or Foe” to The Financial Industry?

Cryptocurrencies are all the buzz, but what are regulators saying? Cryptocurrencies have potential opportunities for banks and consumers. With...

Regology

How I Came to Regology and What It Means to Me

Who I Am and What I Do My name is Esteban Santana. I am the Director of Financial Services...

Cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrency Tax Reporting Requirements, Enforcement and Guidance

Laws, regulations, and standards are changing and being driven by the growth and popularity of cryptocurrency. How people obtain,...

Corporation

What is Regulatory Compliance?

Compliance officers are in high demand in today’s fast-paced business world; therefore, the trend is not slowing down. The...

HIPAA

The Top Three Risk Factors for Potential HIPAA Violations

About HIPAA Compliance If thought-leaders could wrap a one-word blanket about what it means to stay HIPAA compliant, it...

Travel

Travel/Immigration

Global travel and immigration related updates for all tracked agencies. September 2020 US – Imposing Visa Restrictions on Nigerians...

Antitrust

Antitrust

Global antitrust updates for all tracked agencies. September 2020 US – Assistant Attorney General Makan Delrahim Signs Antitrust Cooperation...

Innovation

Research Paper Accepted to Esteemed NLLP 2020

Trailblazing AI research by Regology in collaboration with the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign – a year-long effort in...

Cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrency

Global cryptocurrency updates for all tracked agencies. August 2020 US – Federal Reserve highlights research and experimentation undertaken to...

Security

Security/Privacy

Global security updates for all tracked agencies. September 2020 Europe – European Data Protection Board – Thirty-seventh Plenary session:...

Insurance

Insurance

Global insurance related updates for all tracked agencies. September 2020 Delaware, US – $21.5 Million in Health Insurance Rebates...

Regology

Trade

Global trade updates for all tracked agencies. September 2020 Brazil – Trade balance has a record US $ 6.6...

Supply Chain

Supply Chain

Global supply chain updates from all tracked agencies. September 2020 Taiwan – Taiwan’s Removal of Restrictions on U.S. Exports...

Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity Throughout the Pandemic

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to travel throughout the world, security agencies are raising awareness as hackers are taking...

COVID-19

Health/COVID-19

Global health and COVID-19 related updates amongst all tracked agencies. Week of August 31, 2020 France – Cyanobacteria in...

Banking

Banking

Global banking updates amongst all tracked agencies. Week of Sept. 15, 2020 US – OCC Allows National Banks and...

COVID-19

Global COVID-19 Guidance and Preventions

As COVID-19 has rapidly swept the world; countries are coming together to protect their people and find the best...

CARES Act

CARES Act — Effective Dates

List of effective dates for laws under the CARES Act: 11 U.S.C 101(10A)(B)(ii) & 11 USC 1325(b)(2) — The...

CARES Act

CARES Act — Updates for Your Law Library

Since the $2.2 Trillion CARES Act (Pub. L. 116–136) got signed into law in 2020, many industries have been...

CARES Act

CARES Act — Citations

List of all the law amendments in the CARES Act. A list of all 162 amendment citations can be...

COVID-19

Central Banks Unite to Open Doors While Countries Enter into Lockdown

Countries are coming together as their Central Banks attack the recession caused by COVID19. Central banks globally are removing...

SOC2

Regology is SOC2 Certified

CPA Firm Issues SOC 2SM Report on Controls Over Security and Availability Trust Services Criteria for Regology’s Regulatory Compliance...