CASTing an Eye on Banking Newsletter – June 21, 2017 (6/21/2017) - CONSUMER BANKING: Predicting Low Balances Will Stop Overdraft Fees, This Startup Says While many fintech products display rundowns of money already spent, a new app seeks to predict when bank customers’ balances will be low and plans to offer them advances to avoid overdrafts.
CASTing an Eye on Wealth Management Newsletter – June 21, 2017 (6/21/2017) - WEALTH MANAGEMENT: Robo-Adviser Will Allow Well-Heeled Clients To Borrow Against Their Savings The robo-advisory firm Wealthfront has begun offering lines of credit to its young, well-heeled client base.
CASTing an Eye on Banking Newsletter – June 8, 2017 (6/8/2017) - CONSUMER BANKING: Flashback: When Sales Quotas Seemed Like A Good Idea Before the Wells Fargo phony-accounts scandal, the seeds of Wells’ sales strategy were planted at Norwest Corp. In June 1998, Norwest announced plans to merge with Wells, expanding the reach of the Minneapolis bank's sales culture.
The Compliance Executive’s Playbook (3/15/2017) - The high profile turmoil of the recent transition of power in Washington, D.C. has impacted a wide variety of industries across the U.S. corporate landscape. While disruptions in retail, manufacturing and technology have been front-page news, the impacts to the banking industry have been somewhat more subtle, and more clouded.
Successfully Using Training and Internal Communications to Implement Change (1/26/2017) - Dana Twomey, Director at CAST Management Consultants, has released the white paper “Successfully Using Training and Internal Communications to Implement Change” which explores the importance of a multi-layered training approach that is closely integrated with an overall communication plan.
CAST Attends the 2016 West Coast Anti-Money Laundering Forum (5/26/2016) - CAST recently attended the annual West Coast Anti-Money Laundering (WCAML) Forum held in San Francisco, CA on May 4-6, 2016. The WCAML Forum provides individuals engaged in the fight against financial crimes a collaborative environment for the development and candid communication of ideas.
Shedding Light on the Regulatory Landscape: CAST Co-Hosts Its Second Beneficial Ownership Symposium (1/27/2017) - CAST Co-Hosts Its Second Beneficial Ownership Symposium
CAST Attends ACAMS Conference in Las Vegas (11/8/2016) - CAST was among the 2,000 professionals at the recent ACAMS 15th Annual AML & Financial Crimes Conference in Las Vegas, NV. CAST’s Regulatory Compliance and Risk practice works across Lines of Business, Middle Office, and Risk and Compliance teams to provide integrated regulatory and risk solutions.
Chris Caulfield joins CAST’s Executive Leadership Team (6/13/2016) - The CAST Principal group is pleased to announce that Chris Caulfield has joined the firm as a Principal. Mr. Caulfield has been acting as a consultant to the Financial Services industry, including the banking, brokerage, and insurance industries for more than 14 years.
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