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Cyber-Insurance Tips for an Evolving Risk Landscape
Sep 02, 2016
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Seth is editor of The Northwest Policyholder, the firm's insurance coverage blog, where portions of this article previously appeared. Surveys of C-suite executives continually rank cyber-related risks near the top of risk-management concerns. "Phis...
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Straight Talk About Community Banks
Jul 25, 2016
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Context As many of you know, I spent six years as a bank regulator in the Securities Disclosure Division of the OCC. Since moving out to the Northwest, I have had the privilege of being involved with several hundred community banks ranging from de no...
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CFPB Finds “Deceptive” Data Security Practices Without Consumer Harm and Requires Dwolla to Implement a Written Data Security Plan
Apr 05, 2016
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On February 16, 2016, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued a Consent Order relating to certain “deceptive” acts and practices of Dwolla, Inc., an Iowa based payment processor (Dwolla). Dwolla operates a software platform that enable...
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Confluence
Mar 16, 2016
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Deal Talk Well, it’s almost Spring and the flowers and deal talk are starting to bloom. We hear and see a lot of activity going on in the Western United States. Our sense is that this activity is being fueled by a confluence of factors: continuing lo...
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Monday Morning Quarterbacking
Back to the Future As I prepare for a presentation at the WIB Annual Directors Conference, it strikes me that it has been seven years since the financial meltdown. While our economy has improved, it still has not completely recovered and the Fed and...
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The SEC’s New Pay Ratio Rule
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently adopted a new executive compensation disclosure requirement which will require comparison of the compensation of a company’s CEO to that of a “median employee” of the company. The pay ratio rule...
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