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Risk, Compliance and GRC Perspectives and Reflections.  

Continuity has deep expertise across these critical domains: regulatory, banking and technology. This puts us in the forefront — as thought leaders helping you solve risk and compliance management problems, effectively and efficiently. Our blog is authored by former regulators and bankers. They cover an array of risk and compliance issues facing the financial industry today.

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Continuity's CEO Provides Update to Clients

Continuity’s CEO Provides Update to ClientsValued Continuity Clients & Stakeholders:  As this COVID-19 pandemic scenario continues to unfold I wanted to provide you all with a quick update from your trusted Compliance & Risk Management technology provider. In alignment with our name, Continuity has been functioning in a pandemic operating mode for more than two weeks now.  Our entire staff

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A Message from Continuity's CEO

A Message from Continuity’s CEOGreetings to all Continuity Clients:First and foremost I want to thank you again for the continued support and collaborative relationship with Continuity and our team over the years. You are our most important stakeholders and your success is our success.My guess is that you have been inundated with email and social

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How do I Implement ERM?

Derek Yankoff, Chief Strategy Officer What does ERM do, actually? Defines and assigns Risk Values (i.e., Inherent Risk, Threats, Vulnerabilities, Annual Rates of Occurrence, Annual Loss Expectancy, Risk Appetite, Risk Tolerance, and Audit Frequency) for every Subject to be assessed. Provides ‘use cases’ that give context to the Subjects to be assessed by risk owners

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Don’t Confuse a Control Risk Assessment with an Enterprise Risk Assessment

Derek Yankoff, Chief Strategy Officer In managing the internal audit function, the institution’s Audit Committee is responsible for commissioning a Control (or “Auditor’s”) Risk Assessment, developing audit plans and the overseeing the execution of the audit program. A Control Risk Assessment documents the internal auditor’s or outsourced audit service provider’s understanding of the institution’s significant

January 27, 2021

Hong Kong-Related Sanctions Regulations; FAQs Regarding Suspicious Activity Reporting; Computer-Security Incident Notification Requirements; Exemptions to Suspicious Activity Report Requirements; Serving Consumers With Limited English Proficiency

January 20, 2021

General QM Rule; Seasoned QM Rule; Regulation B – Special Purpose Credit Programs; 2021 CFPB Civil Penalty Adjustments; Requirements for Certain Transactions Involving CVC or Digital Assets: Comment Period Reopened; NCUA: Overdraft Policy

January 13, 2021

2021 FDIC, Federal Reserve, FTC, and NCUA CMP Adjustments; Community Charter Conversions and Expansions; Shared Facility Requirements; OCC Letter on Use of INVNs and Stablecoins

January 6, 2021

FDIC Consumer Compliance and Enforcement Actions Exam Manuals Updated; FinCEN Notice on COVID-19 Vaccine-Related Scams and Cyberattacks; FBAR Filing Requirement for Virtual Currency; OCC Licensing Amendments; 2021 OCC CMP Adjustments; NCUA: Mortgage Servicing Rights; Fees Paid by Federal Credit Unions

December 30, 2020

2021 HPML Escrow and QM Exemption Threshold; 2021 HMDA Exemption Threshold; 2021 CRA Threshold Adjustments (FDIC/FRB); Temporary Asset Thresholds; OCC CRA Regulations – General Performance Standards; Requirements for Certain Transactions Involving Convertible Virtual Currency or Digital Assets; NCUA Extends Temporary Regulatory Relief in Response to COVID-19; CFPB Advisory Opinion: Private Education Loans